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Pastry Chef - The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens, Killarney, Co. Kerry Ireland, V93 E029

Pastry Chef

Killarney Hotels consists of The Europe Hotel & Resort, The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens and Ard na Sidhe Country House under the ownership of the Liebherr Group. We are widely known for our award winning service, hospitality luxury and culinary excellence. Ranked as one of the finest 5 star groups we pride ourselves on providing the very best there is to offer our guests. We are proud of our people and believe that we can offer the very best of training and development to all our employees at Killarney Hotels.

We are currently recruiting for a Pastry Chef who will work within our Kitchen Department. As a Pastry Chef, you will be based in our Grill Restaurant Kitchen specialising in pastry goods & desserts. You will be part of a diverse team operating at a fast-paced centre of excellence. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills under the guidance of the Head Chef. You will also assist in the training of Chefs from Culinary Colleges across Europe. This is a great opportunity to show-case your skills in a 5 star setting.



  • Head up the Pastry Section of the kitchen
  • Working with the Head Chef on creating new pastry dishes and menus
  • Assist in the monitoring of food quality & HACCP guidelines
  • Ensure all dishes are prepared quickly and in a perfect manner as instructed by the Head Chef and/or Sous Chef
  • Ensure that presentation is of an impeccable standard
  • Adhere to HACCP procedures
  • Work in conjunction with health & safety legislations
  • Have an up to date knowledge of business operations daily
  • Keep up to date with current trends in the food sector 
  • Production and catering for functions for up to 260 guests


  • Level 8 degree in culinary arts essential
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • HACCP qualifications required
  • A team player and ability to display enthusiasm in all interactions.
  • Fluency of the English language essential


  • Competitive salary
  • Accommodation on site, subject to availability
  • Meals whilst on duty
  • Employee discounts
  • Parking
  • Holiday leave

The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens
Killarney, Co. Kerry Ireland, V93 E029

  • Job Ref KHL1138
  • Branch The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens
  • Location The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens
  • Salary/Benefits Competitive Salary
  • Contract type Fixed Term
  • Hours Full Time
  • Posted date 28/03/2019
  • Closing date 03/05/2019

The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens is one of the leading 5 star luxury hotels Ireland has to offer, overlooking the famous Gap of Dunloe, set on its own 64 acre estate leading to the ruins of the 12th century castle and River Laune. The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens is one of the finest luxury hotels Ireland has to offer, boasting magnificent 5 star hotel accommodation in Kerry, Ireland, only 5 miles from Killarney town.

As one of the leading luxury hotels in Ireland, The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens rests on an estate with manicured pathways leading to the ruins of an old castle which lies hidden within the grounds. Guests can enjoy a range of complimentary onsite leisure activities including swimming, sauna, steam room, techno-gym, fishing, horse riding, and tennis. A kids club and movie night programme runs for children throughout the summer months. Golf, tours and walks can also be arranged locally. We enjoy a unique countryside private setting which truly sets us apart from some of the other 5 star hotels Ireland has, that have more city or town based settings.