Job Description

Commis Chef

The Kitchen department is looking for a Commis Chef  to join the team. You should have a proactive attitude, excellent communication skills and an approachable and friendly personality.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and produce food for the section to which you are assigned to, meeting the standards agreed whilst working in conjunction with other chefs
  • Adhere to the recipe and standard presentation of all dishes, demonstrating skill and attention to detail
  • Ensure all necessary mis-en-place is fully prepared and ready for service
  • Minimise wastage at all times
  • Ensure that kitchen stations are kept clean, safe and hygienic at all times in adherence to Health & Safety & HACCP guidelines

The ideal candidate for the Commis Chef position will enjoy working within a friendly and productive team and have excellent communication skills. This is a full-time position, working five days a week between Monday and Sunday.

The ideal candidate for the Commis Chef position should have:

  • Previous experience in a similar role within a four or five star hotel or fine dining restaurant
  • A good health and safety and food hygiene awareness
  • Good knowledge of using a wide range of kitchen equipment
  • Communicate effectively in English
  • Be eligible to work in Ireland
  • Be positive, punctual, reliable and have a flexible attitude

This position has excellent progression opportunities within renowned Red Carnation Hotel Collection, a company providing the perfect opportunity to those who are looking for an exciting career and job security within the Hotel industry.

Some of the Benefits available to our team:

  • Complimentary meals on duty
  • Discounted rates with Red Carnation Hotel Collection, The Travel Corporation and some UK Relais & Châteaux properties
  • Uniforms and dry cleaning service provided free of charge
  • Discounted rates with many local businesses and third party service providers (including Estate Activities)
  • Heavily subsidised accommodation (subject to availability)
  • Professional training and development opportunities (79 in-house courses to avail of)

Ashford Castle is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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