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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org ensuring to use reference ID: AQFSCMGR24 in the subject line.
Deadline for Applications: February 28, 2024