The Castle Hotel, located in the historical market town of Macroom, 30 minutes West of Cork City and 40 minutes East of Killarney, sits at the centre of one of Ireland's most impressive food producing regions. Established in 1951 by the Buckley family, we have a strong tradition of warm Irish hospitality and award winning Irish food. Our ethos is to support and champion real, local, sustainable food.
We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic chef/cook to join our kitchen team that serves our busy gastropub (lunch and evening service), traditional cafe, dining room, breakfast and banquets. The advertised position is focused at chef de partie level, with applications also welcome at other levels. A passion for local, seasonal and sustainable produce is essential.
This is a great opportunity to work within a dynamic team, helping to deliver menus that change with the seasons and showcase our fantastic local produce such as farmhouse cheese (Coolea, Macroom Buffalo, Toonsbridge) , free-range poultry, our house sourdough breads and Irish Wagyu beef.
What we are looking for in an ideal candidate:
3 years or more experience in a busy kitchen environment
Passion for food, respect for ingredients and focus on quality
Recognised chef qualification
Fluent English speaker
Highly competent in the area of food safety and HACCP
Salary and conditions shall be competitive and commensurate with experience. Management at the Castle Hotel are focused on fostering a comfortable and happy work environment, considering wellness at work, equality and work/life balance for all staff.