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Head Chef Panorama Restaurant The Europe Hotel & Resort, The Europe Hotel & Resort, Fossa, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 KHN6

Position: Head Chef Panorama Restaurant Kitchen

Department: Panorama Kitchen

Reports to: Executive Chef, General Manager, Deputy GM

Position Overview:

Oversees and directs all aspects of the Kitchen Operation in the Panorama Kitchen, providing functional assistance and directions and coordinates functions and activities with other Food & Beverage Head of Departments and Executive Chef


Essential Skills:

A Head Chef needs the following Essential Skills to qualify for a Kitchen Management Position.

These skills include:

  • Creating Menus and Executing Dishes to the Standard requested by the Hotel
  • Understanding the business operations inside Hotel
  • Ability to motivate the entire kitchen team and create relationships with all kitchen staff
  • Creativity to create recipes from scratch
  • Work within the framework of the Hotel in regards to Food Cost and Staffing Levels
  • Organize the Ordering and Storing of Food Items - communicating with suppliers on a daily basis
  • Understanding, Operating and Overseeing the HACCP system within the Hotel having Training Level 1&2 is Essential
  • Able to Communicate and Liaise with other staff members and Management
  • Solving Problems within the department on a calm and productive way
  • Keeping Calm under Pressure and comfortable dealing with Large Quantities of Guests in regards to A La Carte & Function Business Service

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the day to day operation of All Kitchen Employees, Facilities and Costs to Maximize the overall F&B departmental profit
  • Ability to Liaise with Suppliers in regards to Delivery Schedules & Requirements in Quality/Quantity and Waste Management
  • Collaborate with Executive Chef to keep Menus seasonal and consistent
  • Work with all chefs to Plan Menus A La Carte Restaurant & Functions
  • Organize Banquets and Buffet Business for Large Numbers of Guests
  • Communicate with all chefs in regard to Stock Levels of dry food and fresh food
  • Produce required Dishes following Specific Recipes
  • Complete weekly HACCP Records and Coordinate with the kitchen staff to fulfill their duties to comply with the HACCP Plan in the Hotel
  • Knowledge of all Allergens and the Updating of the Allergen Folder when the Menu changes
  • Minimize Waste and Control the Recycling & waste management
  • Coordinate all chefs in relation to the Cleaning Schedule
  • Management of Kitchen Porter Duties - including Kitchens, Corridors to the Kitchen and Toilet Facilities for the Panorama Kitchen
  • Ensure the Cleanliness & Maintenance of Kitchen Equipment
  • Communicate with the Executive Chef & Head Chef Brasserie about Main Cleaning Schedules
  • Knowledge of Appropriate Use and Maintenance of Equipment in a Proper and Safe Manner
  • Participate in Cost Control and Stock Taking
  • Provide Incentives for Staff Members to Raise their Level of Motivation
  • Good Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work with Essential Software Programs within the Kitchen Department, including Micros & Time Recording System
  • Abide by the Code of Conduct laid out by Liebherr International



The Europe Hotel & Resort
The Europe Hotel & Resort, Fossa, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 KHN6

  • Job Ref KHL1121
  • Branch The Europe Hotel & Resort
  • Location Fossa, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 KHN6, Ireland
  • Salary/Benefits Competitive Salary
  • Contract type Permanent
  • Hours Full Time
  • Posted date 06/12/2018
  • Closing date 19/05/2019

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