chef manager

chef manager

At Ardkeen, we sellover 1,000 meals each week, all prepared and cooked from scratch at our on-site kitchen. We also bake our own soda bread, scones, cakes, traybakes, and more!

Are you passionate about culinary excellence and leading a team to success?
We are currently seeking a talented Chef Manager to join our dynamic team.

As a Chef Manager, you will play a crucial role in managing all aspects of food production on-site, ensuring impeccable quality, safety, and variety while maximizing margin and sales.
Your leadership will drive innovation and continuous improvement within our kitchen operations, fostering a culture of excellence and creativity.

Main Purpose of Job:Manage all aspects of food production on-site, ensuring quality, safety, and variety, while maximizing margin and sales.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and inspire our kitchen team, fostering a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Drive innovation and continuous improvement initiatives to enhance food quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Negotiate with suppliers and manage stock control to ensure optimal inventory levels and cost efficiency.
  • Collaborate closely with various departments to ensure seamless operations and exceptional customer experience.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience in a leadership role within a professional kitchen environment, demonstrating strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • A passion for culinary innovation and commitment to delivering exceptional quality.
  • Certification in food safety to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Familiarity with retail operations, including inventory management, purchasing, margins, and sales targets, would be advantageous.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and opportunity for professional growth
  • Employee discount voucher scheme.
  • Pension with employer contribution after a qualifying period.
  • Employee well-being support program.
  • Join a dynamic team committed to quality and excellence.

Pay for this position will be commensurate with skill level and experience.

Job Type:Full-Time

Applications in writing, enclosing or attaching a current CV, to:

Colin Jephson, Managing Director, Ardkeen Quality Food Store, Dunmore Road, Waterford

or via email to: cjephson@ardkeen.com  ensuring to use reference ID: AQFSCMGR24 in the subject line.

Deadline for Applications: February 28, 2024

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