Kitchen Assistant / Commis Chef

Location: Longford Forest - Ireland

Hours of Work: Various Hours Available

Salary/Hourly Rate: €9.80 per hour

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 03 September 2019

Kitchen Assistant / Commis Chef

A short break at Center Parcs allows families to create their own experience, where they are free to do as much or as little as they like. In 2019, we’re bringing our unique and unrivalled family short breaks to Longford Forest in The Midlands region of Ireland.

Set in hundreds of acres of beautiful forest, our new Center Parcs resort – Longford Forest - will welcome 250,000 guests each year, providing the very best facilities and activities. To transform our vision into a reality, we’re looking for an incredible and unstoppable team of around 1,000 employees – and this is a unique opportunity to be involved from the start.

ABOUT THE ROLE

At Longford Forest, the Food and Beverage department will employ around 300 team members across 10 different restaurants, cafés and bars, as well as a production kitchen.

We are now looking for Kitchen Assistants / Commis Chefs to join our friendly team.  In this role, you will have the chance to learn and progress from the ground floor up, helping with the preparation, cooking and presentation of food.  Working to the highest standards and in an environment that combines popular menus and quality food with the very best in service. 

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team and the desire to learn and develop. Previous experience within a kitchen environment would be desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

The role may differ initially to when the resort is open and fully operational so flexibility, adaptability and a willingness to help out as required are key requirements.

ABOUT YOU

Essential requirements:

  • Good verbal communication skills

Desirable requirements:

  • Previous experience within a kitchen environment

HOURS OF WORK

We have full and part-time contracts available working straight-shifts on a flexible basis, this means your days and hours of work could vary each week but you will always receive your contracted hours each period.

Once the village is operational your working hours will include 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:

  • Staff bonus Scheme
  • Contributed pension scheme
  • Free use of leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets

If this sounds like your ideal job, and you’d like to be in at the start of something great, then we’d love to see your application.

Closing date:   3 September 2019 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held:  On a weekly basis

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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