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Dromoland Castle – A way of life

Hospitality is a vocation, not just a job, and it takes special talents and commitment to be a hospitality professional.

Our team is characterised by diligent, talented people who genuinely love hospitality; who delight in taking care of guests; who strive for quality and excellence; who are friendly and positive; who are highly motivated and enthusiastic; who instinctively will always go that extra mile to create the magic of Dromoland!

Equally, knowledge and experience are prized, and we welcome talented candidates from across the globe who have worked in other comparable hotels and whose expertise will enhance what we already do.

In applying to join our team, you will need to be prepared for the mental and physical challenges that comes with working in hospitality as well as the opportunities this unique five-star property will provide.

Full Time Commis Chef - Pastry
Full Time Chef De Partie - Pastry
Chef De Partie - Fig Tree Restaurant
Demi Chef De Partie - Fig Tree Restaurant
Commis Chef - Fig Tree Restaurant
Full Time Food & Beverage Supervisor
Full Time Cocktail Bar Person
Assistant Sommelier
Fine Dining Waiter/Waitress - Full Time
Figtree - Food & Beverage Assistant - Full Time
Full Time Receptionist
Full Time Commis Chef - Pastry

 

COMMIS CHEF

Overview of the role:

  • Full Time position.
  • Working schedule is from Monday – Sunday along with a variety of shifts available, however, due to nature of our business, flexibility is required.
  • Ensuring that food is prepared to a 5 star standard.
  • Food preparation in assigned section of the Kitchen.
  • Maintaining a high level of personal and operative hygiene.
  • Adhering to Food Hygiene and HACCP systems already in place.
  • Opening and closing procedures of the section.
  • Assisting in other section of the Resorts Kitchens when required.

Candidate must have:

  • Must be well organised.
  • Have 3rd level culinary qualification.
  • Have previous kitchen experience.
  • Have a level of high service standards that are the expectation of star guests.
  • Must be focused on standards with excellent attention to detail.

Motivations:

  • Accommodation can be provided as part of your contractual agreement with this role.
  • Full training is provided and work with a team of professional chefs.
  • Resort Benefits are available e.g. discounts on accommodation, food and beverage. Leisure Centre membership and Estate activities.

 

Full Time Chef De Partie - Pastry

CHEF DE PARTIE

Overview of the role:

  • Full Time position.
  • Ensuring that food is prepared to a 5 star standard.
  • Ensuring food hygiene practices are maintained at all times.
  • The smooth running of their section.
  • Catering for Restaurant, Bar Food and Banqueting outlets.
  • Assisting in other sections of the Kitchen when required.

Candidate must have:

  • Must be well organised.
  • Have 3rd level culinary qualification.
  • Have previous experience in a 4 or 5 star Hotel Kitchen.
  • Have a level of high service standards that are the expectation of star guests.
  • Must be focused on standards with excellent attention to detail.
  • Must be organised, efficient and systematic in their work procedures and have strong inter-personal skills and be able to motivate and lead others. 

Motivations:

  • Accommodation can be provided as part of your contractual agreement with this role.
  • Full training is provided and work with a team of professional chefs.
  • Resort Benefits are available e.g. discounts on accommodation, food and beverage. Leisure Centre membership and Estate activities.
Chef De Partie - Fig Tree Restaurant

CHEF DE PARTIE

Overview of the role:

  • Full Time position.
  • Ensuring that food is prepared to a 5 star standard.
  • Ensuring food hygiene practices are maintained at all times.
  • The smooth running of their section.
  • Catering for Restaurant, Bar Food and Banqueting outlets.
  • Assisting in other sections of the Kitchen when required.

Candidate must have:

  • Must be well organised.
  • Have 3rd level culinary qualification.
  • Have previous experience in a 4 or 5 star Hotel Kitchen.
  • Have a level of high service standards that are the expectation of star guests.
  • Must be focused on standards with excellent attention to detail.
  • Must be organised, efficient and systematic in their work procedures and have strong inter-personal skills and be able to motivate and lead others. 

Motivations:

  • Accommodation can be provided as part of your contractual agreement with this role.
  • Full training is provided and work with a team of professional chefs.
  • Resort Benefits are available e.g. discounts on accommodation, food and beverage. Leisure Centre membership and Estate activities.
Demi Chef De Partie - Fig Tree Restaurant

DEMI CHEF DE PARTIE

Overview of the role:

  • Full Time position.
  • Ensuring that food is prepared to a 5 star standard.
  • Ensuring food hygiene practices are maintained at all times.
  • The smooth running of their section.
  • Catering for Restaurant, Bar Food and Banqueting outlets.
  • Assisting in other sections of the Kitchen when required.

Candidate must have:

  • Must be well organised.
  • Have 3rd level culinary qualification.
  • Have previous experience in a 4 or 5 star Hotel Kitchen.
  • Have a level of high service standards that are the expectation of star guests.
  • Must be focused on standards with excellent attention to detail.
  • Must be organised, efficient and systematic in their work procedures and have strong inter-personal skills and be able to motivate and lead others. 

Motivations:

  • Accommodation can be provided as part of your contractual agreement with this role.
  • Full training is provided and work with a team of professional chefs.
  • Resort Benefits are available e.g. discounts on accommodation, food and beverage. Leisure Centre membership and Estate activities.
Commis Chef - Fig Tree Restaurant

 

COMMIS CHEF

Overview of the role:

  • Full Time position.
  • Working schedule is from Monday – Sunday along with a variety of shifts available, however, due to nature of our business, flexibility is required.
  • Ensuring that food is prepared to a 5 star standard.
  • Food preparation in assigned section of the Kitchen.
  • Maintaining a high level of personal and operative hygiene.
  • Adhering to Food Hygiene and HACCP systems already in place.
  • Opening and closing procedures of the section.
  • Assisting in other section of the Resorts Kitchens when required.

Candidate must have:

  • Must be well organised.
  • Have 3rd level culinary qualification.
  • Have previous kitchen experience.
  • Have a level of high service standards that are the expectation of star guests.
  • Must be focused on standards with excellent attention to detail.

Motivations:

  • Accommodation can be provided as part of your contractual agreement with this role.
  • Full training is provided and work with a team of professional chefs.
  • Resort Benefits are available e.g. discounts on accommodation, food and beverage. Leisure Centre membership and Estate activities.

 

Full Time Food & Beverage Supervisor

Food & Beverage Supervisor 

The ideal candidate will be responsible for: - 

  • Assisting Food and Beverage Team in managing day to day operations. 
  • Having specific Food and Beverage responsibilities, i.e. Afternoon Tea, Private Dining etc. 
  • Being actively involved in a ‘hands on’ capacity. 
  • Ensuring the highest level of personalised guest attention and standards are being maintained.
  • Ensuring open communication with Senior Management and Department Heads. 
  • Ensuring operational training on a regular basis is carried out.

You will need to meet the following criteria: -

  • Have 3rd level qualification in Hotel Management or equivalent.
  • Previously have worked in 4 or 5 star Hotels with specific background in Food and Beverage.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good ability to lead and motivate.
  • A good “eye for fine detail” is essential.

Full training is provided and if you meet these criteria and want to work in a stimulating and enjoyable environment with excellent remuneration and benefits which includes resort discounts and discounted Leisure Centre membership.

Full Time Cocktail Bar Person

Cocktail Bar Person 

Overview of the role.

Full Time position.

Working schedule is from Monday – Sunday along with a variety of shifts available, however, due to nature of our business, flexibility is required.

Drinks service in the Cocktail Bar, Gallery and Drawing Room in the Castle.

Assisting with the Gallery food menu and Afternoon Tea service.

Opening and Closing Procedures.

Assisting in the function bars of the Hotel when the when the need arises.

The setup and service of private parties.

Ensuring the guest needs is looked after in a timely and efficient manner.

Special Requirements.

Possess an excellent level of Bar experience, preferably at 4 or 5 star level.

Have a friendly, chatty and outgoing personality.

Must be well organised and be able to manage busy service periods.

 Motivations.

Accommodation can be provided as part of your contractual agreement with this role.  Full training is provided. 

 

Assistant Sommelier

Assistant Sommelier

Overview of the role:

  • Full Time position.
  • Providing all aspects of wine service.
  • Wine Sales.
  • Wine knowledge and upsell at every available opportunity.
  • Maintaining the cellar area.
  • Carrying out a list of pre and post service duties.
  • Ensuring the guest needs is looked after in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Working schedule is from Monday – Sunday along with a variety of shifts available, however, due to nature of our business, flexibility is required. 

 

Candidate must have:

  • Possess an excellent level of bar experience, preferably at 4 or 5 star level.
  • Have WSET Certificate in wine or equivalent.
  • Have a minimum 1-2 years’ assistant sommelier experience.
  • Possess excellent selling techniques.
  • Possess excellent communication skills with a strong guest focus.
  • Have a friendly, chatty and outgoing personality.
  • Must be well organised and be able to manage busy service periods.

 

Motivations:

  • Accommodation can be provided as part of your contractual agreement with this role.
  • Full training is provided and work with a team of professionals.
  • Resort Benefits are available e.g. discounts on accommodation, food and beverage. Leisure Centre membership and Estate activities.

 

Fine Dining Waiter/Waitress - Full Time

FINE DINING WAITER/WAITRESS - Full time

Overview of the role:

  • Own station in the Fine Dining Restaurant for Breakfast, Lunch and/or Dinner service. 
  • Pre service duties and after service duties.
  • Ensuring the guest needs are looked after in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Assisting with private dining service that takes place in the Castle and assist in the conference centre when the need arises.
  • Overseeing and training in of commis waiters/waitresses
  • Working schedule is from Monday – Sunday along with a variety of shifts available, however, due to nature of our business, flexibility is required. 

                                                 

Candidate must have:

  • Have an excellent level of Restaurant experience, preferably at 4 or 5 star level.
  • Need to enjoy the slightly more formal service of a Castle.
  • Have a friendly, chatty and outgoing personality.
  • Must be well organised and be able to manage busy service periods.

Motivations:

  • Accommodation can be provided as part of your contractual agreement with this role.
  • Full training is provided and work with a team of professionals.
  • Resort Benefits are available e.g. discounts on accommodation, food and beverage. Leisure Centre membership and Estate activities.

 

Figtree - Food & Beverage Assistant - Full Time

FIGTREE
FULL TIME FOOD AND BEVERAGE ASSISTANT

Overview of the role:

  • Own station in the Fine Dining Restaurant for Breakfast, Lunch and/or Dinner service. 
  • Pre service duties and after service duties.
  • Ensuring the guest needs are looked after in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Assisting with private dining service that takes place in the Castle and assist in the conference centre when the need arises.
  • Working schedule is from Monday – Sunday along with a variety of shifts available, however, due to nature of our business, flexibility is required. 

                                                 

Candidate must have:

  • Have an excellent level of Restaurant experience, preferably at 4 or 5 star level.
  • Need to enjoy the slightly more formal service of a Castle.
  • Have a friendly, chatty and outgoing personality.
  • Must be well organised and be able to manage busy service periods.

Motivations:

  • Accommodation can be provided as part of your contractual agreement with this role.
  • Full training is provided and work with a team of professionals.
  • Resort Benefits are available e.g. discounts on accommodation, food and beverage. Leisure Centre membership and Estate activities.

 

Full Time Receptionist

Receptionist

Reception

Overview of the role:

  • Full Time position.
  • Working schedule is from Monday – Sunday along with a variety of shifts available, however, due to nature of our business, flexibility is required.
  • Checking in/out guests.
  • Room billing and charges.
  • Daily lodgements.
  • Credit card balancing.
  • Room allocations.
  • Manning the switchboard.
  • Guest activity bookings.
  • Most importantly guest care and ensuring their needs are looked after during their stay.
  • Working schedule is from Monday – Sunday along with a variety of shifts available, however, due to nature of our business, flexibility is required. As a 5 star hotel our standards are high, so don’t worry, we have a team of professionals who will train you. 

Special Requirements.

  • Must be chatty, guest focused and friendly.
  • Must be well organised and be able to deal with the demands of a busy reception desk.
  • Have previous experience, preferably within the hotel industry
  • Familiarisation with Opera Fidelio front office system.

Motivations:

Accommodation can be provided as part of your contractual agreement with this role.

Please download the Application Form here and when you have it completed click the button below to send it back to us.

We look forward to hearing from you soon!