Head Chef

RightMove Recruitment are now hiring a Head Chef for a 3-star hotel in Galway City Center Co. Galway, Ireland.

This is a full-time position and a competitive salary will be offered according to your experience.

  • The Head Chef Candidate will be a creative, passionate & proven chef with kitchen management experience – purchasing, HAACP, budgets etc.
  • Be a leader to approx. a team of 5 chefs & general kitchen staff and to create a positive, eager and functional team
  • Be hands on throughout the shift to ensure consistency and a very high standard at all times
  • Be able to drive a very organised and full dining experience alongside a F&B manager to all our guests
  • Must be passionate about their job and have a creative mind to build their own menu to satisfy the ever-changing needs of our customer
  • Excellent Opportunity to ‘put your stamp’ on Queen Street
  • Position will include working closely on a daily basis with the Management team

Head Chef Profile

  • 3 years of previous experience in a similar senior role working within a busy 3*or 4* Hotel with a High-Volume Restaurant & Function experience
  • Extensive knowledge of good food handling, food standards and presentation
  • Be able to work under pressure in a busy kitchen
  • Excellent leadership, organisational, communication and motivational skills
  • Sound knowledge and passion for food
  • The measuring of HACCP standards is essential to this position.
  • Thorough knowledge of kitchen management

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: €45,000.00-€50,000.00 per year


  • Company events
  • Employee discount
  • Flexitime
  • Food allowance
  • Free or subsidised travel
  • On-site parking


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Galway, County Galway: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Head chef: 4 years (required)

Work authorisation:

  • Ireland (required)
Job Category: Hospitality
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Galway

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Salary: €45,000.00-€50,000.00