We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Chef de Partie-Pastry to join the Kitchen team .

Key responsibilities of the Chef de Partie - Pastry will include:

• Ensuring Section stock levels are correct and where required requisitioned in accordance with SOP
• Ensuring mise en place requirements are planned, actioned and handed over in accordance with SOP
• Ensuring all food prepared is done in accordance with recipes an RCH standards
• Ensuring the section is set up and managed to maximise productivity and in accordance with Health and Safety and Statutory Hygiene practices and company guidelines
• Ensuring the section’s stock is cleaned, organised, labeled and rotated in accordance with SOP
• Communicating any challenges re. equipment, food and staff to the chef on duty as soon as it becomes known
• Training staff on an ongoing basis to ensure they are always up to standard with current menu recipes and standards
• Advising kitchen management of order requirements for section stock in accordance with business levels ensuring sufficient stock and no wastage
• Ensuring that fridge temperatures are monitored and reported daily

The ideal candidate for the Chef de Partie - Pastry    should:
• Have previous experience in a similar role within a 4 or 5 star hotel environment is a plus
• Possess good knowledge and practical Pastry chef skills
• Have proven experience and ability to manage all cost controls within the section e.g. food cost, labour etc.
• Be fluent in both written and spoken English
• Demonstrate passion for food and food production
• Have excellent communication skills
• Possess good organisational skills
• Be able to handle pressurised situations and busy periods
• Be flexible, innovative and adaptable


Some of the Benefits available to our team:  
- Complimentary meals on duty
- Discounted rates with Red Carnation Hotel Collection & The Travel Corporation
- Uniforms and dry cleaning service provided free of charge
- Discounted rates with many local businesses and third party service providers (including Estate Activities)
- Heavily subsidised accommodation (subject to availability)

Job details
Work experience:
Work experience is not required
Language skills:
  • English
  • Very good
Number of positions:
Date of expiry:
About company

Ashford Castle is a 5 Star Hotel in Ireland. It is the first and only Forbes Five Star Hotel and the former home of the Guinness family, Ashford Castle is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience. In choosing to join Ashford Castle, you become part of a significant piece of history, both of Ireland and the Red Carnation Hotel Collection. Through the grand stone gates, a royal adventure begins. This remarkable 800-year-old castle, widely recognised as Ireland’s top hotel destination and once home to the Guinness family, is exceptional in every sense. Discover exquisite interiors, delicious cuisine, a wealth of unique activities and a state-of-the-art spa. The extraordinary… Read more