Junior Sous Chef

Shearwater Hotel & SpaBallinasloe, County GalwayPermanentFull Or Part-time

We at the Shearwater Hotel & Spa, are recruiting a Junior Sous Chef to join our dynamic team.The successful candidate will be instrumental in shaping the culinary future of this busy 4*, 110 bedroomed Hotel. The Sous Chef will be an integral part of the management team at this exciting time. Full-time, Part-time, flexi hours, you name it, we can do it!


  • Provides guidance to junior kitchen staff members, including, but not limited, to line cooking, food preparation, and dish plating
  • Oversees and organizes kitchen stock and ingredients
  • HACCP trained
  • Knowledge and interest in Irish food culture and current trends.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and take control of situations as they arise
  • Ensures a first-in, first-out food rotation system and verifies all food products are properly dated and organized for quality assurance
  • Keeps cooking stations stocked, especially before and during prime operation hours
  • Hires and trains new kitchen employees to restaurant and kitchen standards
  • Manages food and product ordering by keeping detailed records and minimises waste, plus works with existing systems to improve waste reduction and manage budgetary concerns
  • Supervises all food preparation and presentation to ensure quality and restaurant standards
  • Works with head chef to maintain kitchen organization, staff ability, and training opportunities
  • Verifies that food storage units all meet standards and are consistently well-managed
  • Assists head chef with menu creation
  • Coordinates with restaurant management team on supply ordering, budget, and kitchen efficiency and staffing

Skills and Qualifications:

  • HACCP trained
  • Formal Culinary Training
  • Previous Restaurant and Hotel Restaurant Experience is Essential
  • Extensive Food and Beverage Knowledge, Restaurant Industry Knowledge,
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Knowledge of Restaurant Regulations
  • Leadership, Management
  • Positivity
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Self-Motivated
  • Creative Problem-Solving Skills
  • Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • Exceptional Customer-Service Skills


  • Free onsite Parking
  • Subsidised Lunches
  • Discounted rates at Comer Group Ireland Hotels
  • Discounted rates at Comer Group Ireland Spa & Leisure Facilities
  • Discounted rates at Comer Group Ireland Restaurants

Due to the large volume of applications for this role, only successful candidates will be contacted.

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