Title:  Head Chef

Requisition #:  2494

Dublin, L, IE

Career Area:  Culinary

Our Mission


At Aramark, our mission is to enrich and nourish lives. Every day, we deliver an impact wherever people work, learn, recover and play. And we need talented, energetic, passionate people to help us do it.


Aramark Food Services is currently recruiting for a Head Chef to join our team in The Fabulous 3 Arena - with the support of Avoca’s Central bakery & Kitchen and Croke Park.The successful candidate will be responsible for the production of food in the kitchen, ensuring constant innovation, food variety and choice and that all food is handled and prepared in conjunction with Food Safety requirements.


This is a Full-Time role working 5/7 days a week.

Job Responsibilities


  • Management of a large kitchen or multiple kitchens with a team of Chefs and Assistants 
  • Ensure tasks are appropriately allocated so teams are fully utilised and food preparation activities are delivered using standard recipes and in line with Aramark brand standards 
  • Responsible for ensuring efficient execution and delivery of all food line products in line with the daily menu 
  • Maintain integrity of the standard Aramark food offer, responsible for maintaining food quality and integrity of items at all times 
  • Accountable for stock flow and rotation of product within the unit 
  • Overall accountability for the performance of the Food Preparation team, including performance monitoring, record keeping, recruitment and development. 
  • Lead the team to use best practice Food Production techniques using the Aramark systems and brand standards. 
  • Handle customer complaints as required 
  • Maintain communication with all team members and third parties as required e.g. client contacts 
  • Direct and coach team members to learn procedures and standards for all kitchen tasks, ensuring all training and development needs are met 
  • Ensure complete compliance with food safety and health and safety legislation 
  • Manage incidents, near misses and health & safety issues 

Key Requirements


  • Previous experience managing a team of chefs in a busy kitchen environment 
  • Previous experience in a client facing role or retail branded environment 
  • NVQ Level 3 – Culinary or equivalent 
  • Food Hygiene Certificate – Level 3 (intermediate) 
  • Food Production Management System training 
  • IT skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint 
  • Good understanding of catering finances such as costing, production, yields, wastage, as well as employee schedules and payroll 


To be considered for this role you will be redirected to and must complete the application process on the Aramark careers page



About Aramark


Northern Europe - Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet


Northern Europe - About Aramark

Aramark is a leading service and solutions provider in Northern Europe. We proudly support clients, partners and customers in food, facilities management, property services, and retail solutions. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you’re pursuing — a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work — our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at http://www.aramarkcareers.com


All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Aramark Northern Europe is an equal opportunities employer.