Executive Sous Chef

Wicklow, Full Time

Do you strive to create 5* dishes? Do you take pride in the dishes you create?

A beautiful Hotel in Wicklow is searching for an experienced Executive Sous Chef to join their wonderful team.

Main Responsibilities:

  • • To assist in the design and delivery of new menu concepts which reflect customer demand. 
  • To manage and oversee the smooth running of the day to day operation in the kitchen. 
  • To maintain consistently high standards and quality across all areas of the food operation. 
  • To understand the budget and work to the agreed targets on food cost, labour hours, sundries, and wastage. 
  • Recruitment, training and retention of team members. 
  • Management of the kitchen payroll on a weekly and monthly basis. 
  • To set personal and department objectives for direct reports and to monitor and review on a regular basis. 
  • Reviews staffing levels to ensure that guest service, operational needs and financial objectives are met. 
  • Maintains purchasing, receiving and food storage policies and procedures.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar role within a 4-5* property (More for senior)
  • A creative flair and passion for cooking with local, fresh, seasonal and quality ingredients. 
  • Management and organisational skills are essential. 
  • Strong banqueting experience is desirable. 
  • HACCP Qualification to Management level. 
  • Experience in managing a diverse and dynamic team. 
  • A progressive attitude towards training, developing and motivating the kitchen brigade. 
  • An ability to lead by example within a fast paced kitchen environment striving to create amazing dishes. 

For more information on this role or to hear about the other fantastic roles we have available at the moment contact Dylan at dylan.raleigh@broadline.ie.  


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