Line Cook / Junior Chef de Partie

Location: Longford Forest - Ireland

Hours of Work: Full-Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: €12.00 per hour

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 13 April 2021

Line Cook / Junior Chef de Partie

We’re a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.

Set in hundreds of acres of beautiful forest Longford Forest is the perfect place for a short break in Ireland, 365 days a year. With homely accommodation, up to 100 indoor and outdoor activities and a choice of bars and restaurants, there is something for all the family, all year round.

ABOUT THE ROLE

At Longford Forest, the Food and Beverage department employs around 300 team members across 10 different restaurants, cafés and bars, as well as a production kitchen. We are now looking to recruit a Line Cook (Junior Chef de Partie) to join our growing team.

In this role, you will prepare, cook and present menu items to agreed standards. You will assist the Kitchen Managers with the general supervision and coaching of the Kitchen Assistants and deputise for the Kitchen Managers in their absence; maintaining the smooth running of the kitchen. 

Other responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring the guests’ requirements are always met and naturally seeking out opportunities to exceed their expectations
  • Ensuring the cleanliness of the kitchen area is maintained to a high standard and that all company and legal requirements are met at all times
  • Following guidelines on stock control, portion control and food wastage, taking action as necessary to maintain food Cost of Sales for the unit
  • Supporting the Kitchen Managers with implementation and production of menus, procedures and standards as required
  • Attending all company training as required for legal purposes, personal development or development of new menus and dishes
  • Complying with the guidelines and practices in respect of food safety as detailed in the Food Safety Manual 

ABOUT YOU

The ideal candidate will be naturally helpful, enthusiastic and have excellent communication skills. 

Essential requirements: 

  • Previous experience as a Line Cook / Junior Chef de Partie including supervisory and training experience or previous experience as a Kitchen Assistant within a quality establishment producing a range of dishes using fresh produce 

Desirable requirements: 

  • Intermediate Food Hygiene certificate
  • Formal cooking qualification or willingness to study towards 

HOURS OF WORK 

Working straight shifts, you will be contracted to work 150 hours per 4-week period on a flexible basis. This means that your days and hours of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period.

Your working hours will include days, evenings, weekends, public / bank holidays and during Christmas and / or New Year on a rota basis, with a premium rate of pay for hours worked on a Sunday.

THE BENEFITS

Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:

  • Management / staff bonus scheme
  • Reward & recognition scheme
  • Free use of on-site leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets
  • An employee assistance programme providing support on financial, health and legal matters

If this sounds like your ideal job, then we’d love to see your application.

Closing date:  13 April 2021 at 12 Noon 

Interviews to be held:  Week commencing 12 April 2021

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received.  Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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Our colleagues work together to make sure guests have a memorable and safe short break. We are committed to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our teams. Throughout the pandemic Center Parcs have adapted in line with Government guidance and we are doing everything we can to ensure our colleagues feel safe at work by focusing on additional training, health and well-being, hygiene and PPE.

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