Kitchen Assistant The Castle Cafe

  • Location: The Castle Cafe Blackrock Castle, Blackrock, Cork
  • Contact info: +353 21 4357911 ·
  • Employment type: Part-time

Join our team as a Kitchen Assistant at The Castle Café!
The Castle is a family friendly café and restaurant located in the grounds of the stunning and historic Blackrock Castle. Our kitchen uses the best local ingredients to create delicious dishes for our guests and we even have our own greenhouse for produce.  Our bar serves a wide range of drinks including our own brewed beer and our own coffee blend alongside selected wines & delicious cocktails. We provide great value in an unforgettable setting with friendly service always

Your average day will include:

  • Being an enthusiastic & friendly team player.
  • Consistently meeting & aiming to exceed expectations.
  • Setting up/Closing down the kitchen to procedural standards.
  • Responding quickly to requests from colleagues & managers whilst being accurate & approachable.
  • Being professional at all times.
  • Keeping your workspace clean, organised & sanitised throughout your shift.
  • Always following procedures as laid out by manager and in training.
  • Passover to colleague on following shift.
  • Keeping the Kitchen clean at all times.
  • Keeping a consistent supply of clean plates, ingredients and equipment available for the chefs.
  • Restocking chemicals and manual handling.
  • Removal of waste and recycling.
  • Deep cleaning of workspaces and equipment.
  • Operation of dishwasher and compacter

Successful Candidates: Are self-motivated, yet willing to ask for help when needed.

  • No experience required, all training provided.
  • Are able to follow procedures, and offer ideas for any improvements.
  • Are fully eligible to work in Ireland as per current Irish Immigration Laws.
  • Are able to work evenings, weekends & holidays.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and are effective team players
  • Pay strong attention to detail.
  • Are self-motivated, yet willing to ask for help when needed.
  • Basic English required.
  • Able to maintain high standard of hygiene at all times.

If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to us at the contact details listed above or on our social media channels!

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