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Head Chef -The Clubhouse

Have a look at all positions we have on offer. A shuttle bus may be provided to and from the city to facilitate associates working at the Resort, please note this is subject to demand.

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By: Lorraine O'Mahony | Posted on: 30 Mar 2021

Whether in our kitchens, dining rooms, event venues, accommodation or offices, our singular purpose is to captivate guests with our unparalleled quality, service, and food and wine knowledge.  We achieve this only through the excellence, innovation and passion of our team members.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Head  Chef to lead and manage our dynamic team at The Clubhouse in Fota Island Resort.  Applicants must have previous experience in a similar role within a busy 4 or 5 star Hotel. 



-Knowledge of all Food & Beverage standards, quality presentation, service and products and local health and sanitation standards

-Assist with the management of the day to day needs of the Kitchen.

-Estimate and communicate daily production needs.

-Demonstrate proper and safe usage of all kitchen equipment.

-Knowledge of all standard procedures and policies pertaining to food preparation, receiving, storage and sanitation.

-Respond appropriately to guests’ needs during the hours of operation.

-Ability to support the control of food cost.

-Ability to assess quality control and adhere to service standards.

-Ability to clearly define productivity standards with quality requirements and methods required to obtain them.

-Be trained well on the MICROS system involving placement of food orders.

-Ensure that placement of all food orders is processed through the MICROS system on a daily basis.

-Ensure that the dry store storage levels are maintained, and stocks are rotated effectively.

-Planning and Organisation of tasks and goals in the Kitchen daily, weekly, monthly



-Chef Culinary Arts Qualification

-HACCP Level 2 qualification

-Fluent English

-Excellent Presentation

-Leadership skills

-Word/Excel/Outlook/Email capabilities


Staff Benefits Include:

- Discount on Dining options of up to 50%

- Reduction on accommodation for family and friends

- Discount for Spa treatments and products

- Use of Health Clubs 

- Staff Dining Facilities

- Staff Parking

- Chef Health Insurance Scheme

-Income Protection Scheme

- Company Funded Educational Programs


If you are seeking a rewarding career that involves first rate training and education, mentoring and development, attractive compensation, and inspiring rewards and recognition, consider joining Fota Island Resort.


Apply now