We are currently in search for an enthusiastic, innovative and
dedicated Pastry Sous Chef looking to further expand their knowledge,
creativity and leadership skills.
Desired Culinary Skills & Qualifications Criteria:
•Previous experience as a Pastry Sous, Pastry Junior Sous or Pastry
Senior Chef de Partie.
•Proven track record in creating and producing top quality desserts,
cakes and bakeries
•Excellent organizational skills, able to multi-task and have a
passion for working with fresh and quality ingredients
•Proven track record in managing a team of chefs through training,
coaching and progressing their career aspirations
•Knowledge and ability to manage all aspects of Costs Control (e.g.
food, labour, etc.)
•Fluency in both written and spoken English.
The core emphasis of this role will primarily be in ‘hands on’
capacity where the person will be involved in day to day cooking,
running sections, administration, etc. He/she will take instruction
from the Executive Resort Pastry Chef and will assist in managing the
kitchen operation itself.
This is a full time position, the successful candidate would need to
be available to work five days a week between Monday and Sunday.
Aptitude & Attitude Criteria:
•Have a passion for food and food production
•Excellent communication skills
•Good team management & leadership skills
•Good organizational skills
•Ability to handle pressurized situations and busy periods
•Flexible, Innovative and Adaptable
•A person who exudes confidence with team members and the ability to
deliver top quality food to a very high standard
Some of the Benefits available to our team:
•Complimentary meals on duty
•Discounted rates with Red Carnation Hotel Collection & The Travel
•Uniforms and dry cleaning service provided free of charge
•Discounted rates with many local businesses and third party service
providers (including Estate Activities)
•Heavily subsidised accommodation in our state of the art employee
accommodation facility (subject to availability)
•Professional training and development opportunities (**Apply on the
website** in-house courses to avail of)
In choosing to join Ashford Castle, you become part of a significant
piece of history, both of Ireland and the Red Carnation Hotel
Collection. Through the grand stone gates, a royal adventure begins.
This remarkable **Apply on the website**-year-old castle, widely
recognised as Ireland’s top hotel destination and once home to the
Guinness family, is exceptional in every sense. Discover exquisite
interiors, delicious cuisine, a wealth of unique activities and a
state-of-the-art spa. The extraordinary characters of the castle
passionately care about each and every guest experience. Ashford
Castle, recently voted No. 1 in Top **Apply on the website** Resort
Hotels in the UK and Ireland in Travel + Leisure **Apply on the
website**;World**Apply on the website**;s Best**Apply on the
website**; Awards **Apply on the website** and awarded Five Stars by
Forbes Travel Guide **Apply on the website**.
The Red Carnation Hotel Collection is a family owned hotel business
renowned for providing the perfect opportunity to those who are
looking for an exciting career, family feel and job security within
the hospitality industry. We truly recognise that only through our
people can we provide service to our guests, which is personal,
memorable, imaginative and friendly.
The Red Carnation Hotel Collection provides an opportunity for
long-term career prospects and has been recognised with a Gold
Standard Award Investors in People - the first hospitality company to
gain this award on a worldwide basis and retain it for ten years. We
were also the first hotel collection to be awarded a Princess Royal
Training Award. As a result we can confidently promise you will reach
your full career potential!
We are an equal opportunities employer.
Required skills: Fluent in English, Knife Skills, Food Safety, Food
Preparation, Kitchen Safety
We need : English (Good)