Assistant Kitchen Manager/ Senior Chef de Partie

Location: Longford Forest - Ireland

Hours of Work: Full-Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: Circa €30,100 per annum

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 07 December 2021

Assistant Kitchen Manager/ Senior 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.

ASSISTANT KITCHEN MANAGER/ SENIOR CHEF DE PARTIE | Circa €30,100 per annum

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 an Assistant Kitchen Manager (Senior Chef de Partie) to join our team.

ABOUT THE ROLE

You will assist with leading a kitchen brigade dedicated to providing a first class service and excellent food quality to our guests.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the Kitchen Manager / Head Chef in the effective and efficient management of the kitchen and team
  • Ensuring the kitchen operates within its agreed budget through analysing and rectifying food costs and margins
  • Monitoring guest satisfaction levels on the quality of food and taking action to remedy shortfalls
  • Playing a key role in the Department’s compliance with food safety legislation
  • Preparing and presenting food to the determined specification

ABOUT YOU

Essential requirements:

  • Previous experience as a Chef de Partie with supervisory and training responsibility for a team of chefs in a large organisation or as a Head Chef / Sous Chef in a smaller establishment
  • Intermediate Food Hygiene certificate (or demonstrate experience/knowledge of Health & Safety/hygiene requirements in a kitchen)
  • A group trainer qualification or experience of training a group of staff
  • Computer Literacy

Desirable requirements:

  • A formal cooking qualification

HOURS OF WORK

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 your contracted hours per 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/Colleague Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme with Life Assurance
  • Colleague Recognition and Reward Scheme – offering a choice of Center Parcs and High Street vouchers
  • Free use of our leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in our restaurant and retail outlets
  • An Employee Assistance Program - providing support on financial, health and legal matters
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and progression with the opportunity to gain externally recognised qualifications

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

Closing date: 07 December 2021 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: W/C 13 December 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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