Clontarf Castle Vacancies 


Commis Chef

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the general guidelines of the Executive Head Chef and Executive Sous Chef, ensure the day-to-day operations are carried out in line with departmental and hotel standards in order to provide 100% quality service to guests at all times. All duties must be carried out in accordance with statutory health & safety requirements.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:

  • Previous experience as a Commis Chef in a hotel of similar standards is required.
  • Professional qualifications essential, e.g. HACCP.
  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate flair, creativity and skill in the Kitchen.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills are essential as is the ability to work as part of a team and on one's own initiative.

If you feel you would be suitable for the position listed above, please apply online with a covering letter and CV detailing your qualifications and experience and email to Jennifer Murphy: jmurphy@clontarfcastle.ie


 

Conference and Banqueting Supervisor

The Role:

Reporting to the Conference and Banqueting Manager and Assistant Conference and Banqueting the main duties will include:

  • To ensure the effective and appropriate supervision of the conference and banqueting operations at all times.
  • To establish the conference and banqueting operations in the local community as a conference and banqueting operations of consistent quality in keeping with the theme of the product.
  • To ensure the conference & banqueting operations is atmospheric at all times.
  • To carry out all the Banqueting duties to the standards as laid down in the standard of performance manuals.
  • To ensure all guests queries are handled promptly and efficiently.
  • To ensure all guest requests are met i.e. VIP’s, Regulars, and Group Attendees & Special Requirements.
  • To maximize in revenue, through up selling and additional sales, efficient recording of sales.
  • To follow up promptly on any guest request and ensure guest satisfaction is achieved.
  • To maximize seating capacity without compromising standards.
  • To be aware of relevant competitor information and market changes.
  • To suggest and support changes to our services / rates as appropriate.
  • To ensure all staff are familiar with safe keeping, cash handling, credit policy of the hotel.
  • To constantly liaise with other departments to ensure all guest requests are attended to efficiently.
  • To be fully aware of any menu updates, hotel promotions, corporate promotions or special activities going on in the hotel/area.
  • To organize and assist with carrying out any reasonable guest and staff promotional events when required.
  • To ensure we have a good working relationship with the support companies or groups.
  • To be knowledgeable and informed about the introduction of products and make sure this is done in accordance to standards i.e. Beverage & Wine lists and Presentation Products & Props.
  • To ensure that all standards are met at all times.
  • To adhere to all Human Resources Management procedures and develop these as required.
  • To control the use of linen.
  • To log and maintain all checklists and information for maintenance standards and checklists relevant to your department.
  • To promote good team relations in the department ensuring fairness and consistency in all dealings with team members.
  • To take control of small functions in the absence of the C&smp;B managers.
  • To assist the C&B managers in all aspects of Conference and Banqueting.

The Candidate:

  • Previous experience as a Conference and Banqueting Supervisor in a 4 or 5 * hotel with a busy C&B operation
  • Flexible individual with high attention to detail
  • Customer focused
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Must have permission to work in Ireland on a full time basis

If you feel you would be suitable for the position listed above, please apply online with a covering letter and CV detailing your qualifications and experience and email to Jennifer Murphy: jmurphy@clontarfcastle.ie


 

Conference & Banqueting Manager (Operations)

At Clontarf Castle Hotel, we have a passion for excellence. Everything we do is driven by our guests' needs and our wish to provide them with genuine hospitality as well as the best in service and superior standards.

Our people are fundamental to this. We rely on our team to deliver our promise of excellence to our guests each day. That is why we only employ the very best people in the hospitality industry. Clontarf Castle people are always friendly, knowledgeable, passionate about service and ever ready to help. There are common things we believe in - people and team work; passion for excellence, continuous improvement and caring for our guests.

The role:

Reporting to the General Manager and Deputy General Manager, the Conference and Banqueting Manager will be responsible for the management of our Conference and Banqueting Department.

  • Responsible for leading the Banqueting Team while personally assisting in all events and conferences
  • Develop and direct the team to provide consistent high standards of service
  • Strives to improve service performance
  • Assists in the recruitment and training of the Conference and Banqueting Team
  • Ensure correct levels stock is maintained at all times in the department
  • Interact with guests and conference organisers to maintain feedback on product quality and service standards
  • Duty Managers shifts

The candidate:

  • Previous experience at Conference and Banqueting Manager level in a 4* hotel
  • Proven track record of leading a large banqueting team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Must have permission to work in Ireland on a full time basis

Company benefits include:

  • Uniforms provided
  • Meals provided on duty
  • Free car parking
  • Discounts in several local retail outlets
  • Discount room rates in various hotels

If you feel you would be suitable for the position listed above, please apply online with a covering letter and CV detailing your qualifications and experience and email to Jennifer Murphy: jmurphy@clontarfcastle.ie


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