The Hodson Bay Hotel is currently recruiting for Chef's of all grades to join our dynamic team.
The successful applicants will be responsible for the preparation and production of food for the Bar, Restaurant or Cafe.
The Hodson Bay Hotel is a destination of choice for both the corporate and leisure guest. It has a number of food outlets including the very popular Waterfront Cafe, the elegant fine dining L'Escale Restaurant and the Waterfront Bar - a lively and busy food and beverage outlet. The Hodson Bay Hotel has a full calendar of Conference & Banqueting events and Weddings throughout the year.
You will be given the opportunity to work in a fast-paced dynamic kitchen where you will gain experience in Banquets, Cafe/Carvery, Bar & Grill.
Some Responsibilities include:
Contribute to the production of food items according to menu specifications
Be aware of and prepared for the business in house every day
Be familiar with the menu and with any "specials" of the day.
Ensure all dishes are prepared to agreed standards
Ensure all dishes leaving the kitchen are prepared and presented to agreed standards.
Avoid unnecessary wastage and follow portion planning and control and to act in a cost effective, responsible manner.
Ensure excellent food hygiene practice is observed in the entire food chain from storage through to preparation and service.
Follow and adhere to HACCP compliance within the kitchen and all Food & Beverage outlets.
Ensure the kitchen equipment is in working order; report any maintenance issues to your supervisor.
Support team members to ensure the kitchen always exceeds guest expectations by consistently producing quality food.
The successful candidates will meet the following criteria:
Working knowledge of Food Hygiene/HACCP
Willingness to work within a team environment whilst using your initiative
Fluency in both written and spoken English.
Qualified or part-qualified as a chef.
Good ability to handle pressurized situations and busy periods
Flexible, innovative and adaptable
Have a passion for food and food production
You will receive training in all aspects of the kitchen operation.
Chef encourages participation from the team so you can put your favourite dish forward and it could become a menu option.
You will receive education support and training as part of your development plan.
Use of the Fitness center & Pool
Meals when on Duty
Staff discounts in The Spa
Hotel Discounts within Hodson Bay Group
Motivational Benefits - Employee of the Month etc
Thriving Sports & Social Club
A proud member of the Irish Hotel Federation Quality Employers Program, the Hodson Bay Hotel provides many development opportunities for motivated and efficient people in all departments. We aim to foster a positive team spirit and enjoyable working environment through mutual respect and trust.