Commis Chef


Commis Chef  Job
Hours: Full-Time/ Daytime Hours
Location: Dunboyne, Powerscourt & Rathcoole (all 3 locations are hiring)


We're looking for an experienced Commis Chef to join our team. This is an entry level role which provides you with an introduction to life in a professional kitchen.  Listed below are some of the duties and responsibilities required in this position. All duties are subject to the instruction of a direct line manager, or general manager, depending on the business needs. 

The ideal candidates will:
-Be available for an immediate start
-Have 6 months previous experience working in a busy Resturant environment 
-Be happy to work in a team
-Have a great work ethic

Role and Responsibilites:

HACCP – Food systems management should be up to date and compliant with HACCP and EHO guidelines.

Food Preparation – Daily and Weekly food preparation should be undertaken to ensure preparation for the following day or week is of a high standard and sufficient.

Kitchen Setup/End of Day Duties – ensuring all counters and surfaces are clean, along with storage shelves and storage fridges.

Food storage – Along with HACCP, food should be stored in appropriate, clean, dry containers and labelled with date of production AND use by date.

Food Presentation – Ensure that all food/dishes are presentable in keeping with Avoca standards or as directed by your line manager/Head Chef.


Cleanliness/Organization – cleanliness in your day to day duties is an important aspect of this role, along with organization skills to ensure all food is properly stored, rotated, and in keeping with health and safety regulations

Attention to Detail – Details such as food presentation, precision and

Multi-tasking – the ability to focus on more than one thing at a time is important as food needs to be prepared in a timely manner. An example of this is keeping an eye on any food items in the oven whilst preparing another dish simultaneously.

Flexibility – The nature of the business is dependent on customer service which requires certain aspects of flexibility such as roster changes, cover on days that are short-staffed that may be in different areas of the kitchen other than your normal day-to-day role. Every effort shall be made to notify you of this in sufficient time beforehand.

Perks of the Job:

-Avoca Food and Coffee
-Pension Opportunities
-Career Progression Opportunities 

Does this job sound like it's for you? If so, please email your CV to with " Commis Chef Dunboyne or Powerscourt or Rathcoole " in the subject line.  All successful applicants will be contacted for a further interview./trial. Thanks and good luck!


To apply, send us your current curriculum vitae along with covering letter and references.

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Reference: Commis Chef, Dunboyne, Powerscourt & Rathcoole