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Head Chef

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18 Jun 2024
You must be legally authorised to work in Ireland. We are not currently able to offer visa sponsorship or assistance.Passionate about food? Want to develop your career with the world's leading food service management company? Look no further, we, the leading foodservice and hospitality provider across the Island of Ireland, are looking for a Head Chef to join our talented team.As Head Chef you will produce outstanding food using the finest and freshest ingredients while also leading your team!Key Responsibilities:
  • Plan, organise and direct the preparation and cooking of food to ensure the company's reputation for quality is enhanced with customers and clients at all times
  • Take responsibility for the food production with a hands-on approach
  • Lead the team to continually deliver their best and focus on excellence at all times
  • Drive sales through centrally driven menu planning and promotions and preferred suppliers
  • Manage all aspects of food safety, HS and COSHH
  • Implement and maintain food monitoring procedures to facilitate budgetary control and to monitor all costs involved in the kitchen against agreed budgets
  • Work closely with the Management teams to deliver client, customer and company requirements
About You:
  • Proven experience in managing and leading a kitchen team
  • Demonstrate innovation and strategic direction in food planning and menu development
  • Passion about food and customer service
  • Knowledge of working to a budget and achieving GP
  • Experience in a similar environment
  • Culinary qualification
  • High standards and quality driven
  • Knowledge of managing a team and recruiting great people
We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes but is not limited to:
  • Free meals while at work
  • Perks shopping discount Card which can be used across the Island of Ireland to save at various restaurants, high street stores, hotels, day-out venues, gyms, golf courses, and many more
  • Flexible working to support work-life balance
  • Additional Leave Purchase scheme to balance home and work life
  • VHI Healthcare discount
  • Life assurance cover
  • Additional, seasonal and overtime hours available
  • Career Pathways to support career progression and/or skills development
  • Learning & development programs available for personal and professional development & growth
  • Access to wellness programs to promote the mental health and well-being of our colleagues
  • Employee Assistance Program to guide and support our employees
  • Exciting internal reward and recognition schemes

Compass Group reserves the right to enhance the criteria, if necessary, for the purposes of shortlisting.

At Compass Ireland, our people are our business. When you join the Compass Group you will be joining a supportive network of incredible individuals, each united by their passion for going the extra mile for the organisations we partner with. We are building a team who care about providing a great customer experience and want to grow and develop as we do. We are dedicated to investing in every colleague joining us and pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer; we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all our colleagues. We consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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Job Reference: com/2105/86252001/52573113/ROI

Compass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!

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