00000| | Jobs for Cooks - Experienced Chef needed for Cloughjordan house
Posted   Job Ref : JFC003513
Job Title Experienced Chef needed for Cloughjordan house
Employer JHS Events Limited
Job Description

Job Description

Experienced Chef Required


We are a family run private wedding and corporate events venue, with a focus on providing genuine hospitality, sustainably sourced food, and a welcoming, helpful team. The atmosphere is relaxed and intended to be a home away from home for our guests. Our walled garden provides many of the vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers for our cooking school and events, while other produce is sourced as locally as possible from artisan producers. Finally, we value our incredible team and the unique community we operate in – our people and place make us who we are.


To be proud of an authentic and exceptional place, where everyone – guests, our team, the community - can walk away having had the best possible experience.


To provide a ‘home away from home’ at our family run sustainable venue, with a focus on sharing wholesome food, supporting a happy team and community, and creating unique, memorable guest experiences.


Our values at Cloughjordan House provide the basis for our culture, business planning and day-to-day operations.

Family; we aim to create a sense of family and sharing here at Cloughjordan House - for both our guests and our team. This means welcoming and down-to-earth hospitality, relaxed, homely spaces, and staff who feel part of a friendly, warm and respectful team.

Innovation; we aspire to foster a culture of innovation; encouraging our team to challenge the norm, engage with industry trends, and show initiative through voicing new ideas or opportunities, while similarly supporting our guests to create events that are unique to them.

Sustainability; we want to maintain an enterprise that has sustainability at its core. This includes our environmental footprint, the food we serve, how we engage our local community, and a focus on ongoing financial stability.

Job Description:

  • Experienced Chef required to work alongside a team of chefs in our busy wedding venue.
  • Production of the wedding food, breakfast, group meals and BBQ over a wood fire.
  • Coordinate with our gardener who produces all the vegetables, fruits and ornamentals.
  • Manage food stocks and stock taking
  • Ensure all statutory hygiene requirements are diligently followed
  • Liaise with the management and FOH team regarding dietary requirements, special requests, VIP’s etc.
  • Liaise with Wedding and Event Manager and Coordinator to ensure menu requirements are determined and actioned
  • Ensure proper receiving and food storage standards in the kitchen, checking dates, quantities and quality of products
  • Manage kitchen stock taking and inventory supervision, including rotation of stock
  • Frequently review and taste finished products for quality and presentation
  • Ensure the waitstaff team are fully briefed on each dish, its ingredients and how to describe to guests
  • Able to work a flexible schedule including weekends.
  • Operates under lean management principles and constantly on the lookout for creative and new ideas to add value to our service.
  • Must be reliable and professional.
  • Awareness of our brand values and advocacy
  • Work as part of a team


  • A passion for exceptional food and the ability to work well within a team environment.
  • A strong culinary background with banqueting/ event experience
  • Experience in meeting financial targets, budgeting, cost control and maximising would be an advantage.
  • This role will suit an experienced chef with at experience in a similar environment.
  • Working on your own initiative is important, creativity, flexibility.
  • Experience with baking/ pastry a plus.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Qualifications Requested
Contact Roisin Dooley
Address Step Road, Tipperary  
Salary NEG
Starting Date June 2021
Email roisin@cloughjordanhouse.com
Telephone +353873595584


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