Commis Chef

We are looking for a motivated Commis Chef to join our award-winning kitchen team, led by the Executive Head Chef, Dervilla O’Flynn.

The successful candidate loves to cook, can work independently and takes pride in what they produce. This role will involve a blend of precision and creativity, aligning with Ballymaloe's commitment to a luxury dining experience. Our menus change often, we cook with the seasonal produce from the walled garden and local producers. Read more about our farm-to-fork principles.

Day-to-day duties will include:

  • Assisting in food preparation in various sections.
  • Maintain high standards of hygiene and ensure the kitchen operates smoothly.
  • Work closely with senior chefs to learn and execute recipes based on seasonal ingredients.
  • Adhere to Health & Safety procedures.
  • Comply with the food hygiene practices and food safety standards (HACCP)
  • Attend training within the Department as required.
  • Wrapping unused items & storing them in proper areas at the end of a shift.
  • Cleaning and sanitizing the kitchen after service.

To Apply

The successful candidate will work under various chef de parties, to learn the skills required for each section.

If you enjoy working as part of a passionate and creative team and would like to apply for this role, please fill in your details below or email us your CV.

Benefits of working with us:

  • Working as part of an Award-Winning Team
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Training & Development opportunities, including company funded training
  • Complimentary staff parking
  • We provide the uniforms
  • Meals on Duty
  • Team Social Events
  • 20% staff discount dining option
  • Staff accommodation (subject to availability)
  • Reduced accommodation rates for Family & Friends
  • Extra benefit for the Chefs: The opportunity to attend the Ballymaloe Cookery School afternoon demonstrations, including Guest Chefs demonstrations

Application Form

If you enjoy working as part of a passionate and creative team and would like to apply for this role, please send your CV using the form below.

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