Head Chef - Osborne
Job Summary
  • Kildare
  • Permanent
  • 19th May 2023
  • 51,000
  • Ref ID: #35634

Job Description

  • Location: Naas, Kildare
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #35634
  • Salary: NON 51,000.00

Head Chef

Here at Osborne, we have a very exciting opportunity! We are currently hiring a Head Chef on behalf of our client, a not-for-profit organisation that focus on housing located in Naas, Kildare.
The ideal candidate will be reporting to the Catering Manager, will have 3+ years’ experience in managing a large team and producing a high volume of meals.


  • Open 7 days a week, year round
  • Working hours – 7am5pm, 39 hour working week
  • Flexibility is required


  • Salary – Up to €55,000 DOE
  • Additional benefits after probation
  • Free parking onsite


  • The Head Chef will monitor and keep up to date with developments of catering practices and all other relevant matters to ensure maintenance of knowledge and skill base in order to facilitate contemporary professional practice
  • To be aware of current developments / Laws and issues by reading current literature and keeping abreast of new developments, attending ‘in-house’ courses when possible and as appropriate in consultation with your Catering Manager
  • Teaching and supervision of junior/new staff members and other catering workers, as appropriate and performance management
  • Operation of computer system, manual and electronic recording of all data pertaining to the Catering Operation including HACCP and all other statutory and organisational records.
  • Ensure that all meals are prepared on schedule for residents and staff
  • Responsible for total food safety and implementation of HACCP
  • Sourcing suppliers and using local ingredients onsite
  • Ordering of equipment with approval by management
  • Requisitioning, receiving and checking of all foodstuffs
  • Rotation / preparation / cooking / regeneration / portioning and packing of both raw and cooked food
  • Identify and implement best practice in order to optimise use of resources, meeting budget targets
  • Implementing cost control measures aiming to achieve maximum utilisation of resources
  • Record, report and investigate all incidents in the Catering Department and take preventative and corrective action


  • Candidates must have strong people management skills
  • Candidates must come from a high-volume producing background
  • Candidates must be HACCP and food safety trained
  • Candidates MUST HAVE their own transport and a full driving licence
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines

For more information please apply through the link provided for the attention of Jamie Smyth or call Osborne Recruitment on 01 638 4400
If you are interested in finding out more about the above role and would like to be considered for this or other suitable roles that we may have available for your skill set – please attach your CV via the link provided. Please submit your updated CV in Word Format
If you are living in Ireland and hold a VALID WORK PERMIT, we would love to hear from you, if however, you do not hold a valid work permit unfortunately we will not be in a position to assist you with your job search. 
Osborne are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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    Job Summary
    • Dublin
    • Permanent
    • Nov 17, 2022
    • Competitive
    • Ref ID: 123456