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Head Pastry Chef

The Inn at Hastings Park

The Inn at Hastings Park

Gortavalla, Tipperary, Ireland
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Company Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Head Pastry Chef to join us at the 5* Cashel Palace Hotel.

A Palladian manor, in the heart of Ireland, Cashel Palace is a luxury hideaway, meticulously restored and exquisitely reimagined. Spectacularly located by the Rock of Cashel in picturesque Co. Tipperary, the hotel is enveloped in nature and overlooked by ancient history.

Under the direction of Director of Culinary, Stephen Hayes, food will be treated as a rich celebration of life, of the land, of the locality. From light bites to elegant afternoon tea, casual bistro to formal evening dining, much produce will be sourced from the local Tipperary larder to create exciting culinary experiences.

Proud members of Ireland's Blue Book and Relais & Chateaux, join our Director of Culinary, in a fabulous, new and exciting, gastronomic adventure.

Job Description

The next Head Pastry Chef should have a highly impressive career background, having worked in luxury high volume restaurants across the world. Alongside your operational culinary talent, we also need you to take pride and ownership of training a team of pastry chefs to your own exceptionally high standards.


  • Minimum 2-3 years' experience in a similar role within a luxury hospitality industry
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to develop teams
  • Experienced in all aspects of HACCP of Food Safety standards
  • Skilled in monitoring and controlling food costs by creative menu planning and keeping waste to a minimum
  • Must also be a people person, creative, empathetic with strong leadership skills and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Adaptable and have a flexible approach to their work
  • Fluent in English

Additional Information

Great employee benefits as part of the overall package.

  • Bike to work scheme
  • Company events
  • Friday treats
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Food allowance
  • Service Leave
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Upskilling Opportunities
  • Cashel Palace staff discounts
  • Relais & Chateaux benefits