Head Chef - Production

Job Overview

Head Chef - Production

Are you an experienced Creative Head Chef looking for an excellent opportunity? If so, then our client has the role for you. They are looking to recruit a Chef to join their team and run their busy kitchen in their production facility. It is a full-time, permanent position based in North Tipperary.

Working hours 6am - 3pm

Job Overview
This is a standalone role, and you will have full responsibility of the kitchen and work alongside other teams involved in other food products. You will report directly to the Company's Directors.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for the kitchens daily operations
  • Menu Development for Retail Stores
  • Maintaining & Raising food profit margins
  • Cost products & suggest Retail selling price
  • Keep products on trend & be able to adapt to new Food Trends on the market
  • Implementation of Convenience foods into retail stores
  • Create & develop new recipes for retail stores.
  • Communicate new products to retail & explain key selling points
  • Ensuring correct stock rotation procedures are followed
  • Liaise with suppliers food orders
  • Work on own initiative
  • Ability to Manage a variety of projects
  • Overall management of HACCP and H&S of the kitchen, including record management and paperwork.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Outstanding cooking skills.
  • Real creativity & passion when it comes to food.
  • A deep understanding of ingredients and produce.
  • The capacity to work under extreme pressure.
  • Excellent leadership and management.
  • Degree in Culinary science or related certificate (level 7 or similar)
  • Proven experience as Head Chef
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, Excel, word
  • Passion & Creativity and up to date with trends.

How to Apply
Please send your CV through the link

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