Careers

Restaurant Chestnut is an intimate restaurant, located in a former pub in Ballydehob, West Cork. Open since March 2018, we celebrate what each season has to offer us and we work closely with local suppliers, food producers , growers and creatives.

We are a small team and we operate 10 months a year, offering dinner only, four nights a week.

For our seventh dinner season, commencing in 2024, we are seeking applicants for a variety of roles within our team.

Restaurant Chestnut is an equal opportunities employer.

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Front of House team member : ( waiter/ waitress) : Part Time / Full Time*:*

Hourly pay ( BOE)

4 day working week : Wednesday - Saturday

Brief description of responsibilities:

Work within a team

Provide the perfect service experience for every Guest.

Deliver food and beverage to any tables as needed.

Assist in keeping the establishment clean and safe.

Follow all cash handling policies and procedures.

Pair wines as requested with appropriate food according to the wine list.

(This description has been designed to indicate the general nature of and the criteria required to perform this function. It will be subject to regular review with the post holder and your Manager.)

The ideal candidate would have extensive experience in a similar role in a similar field. Wine knowledge is preferred but not essential.

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Kitchen Porter : part time 24 hours app per week- 

Hourly pay ( BOE)

4 day working week : Wednesday - Saturday

Brief description of responsibilities:

Ensure that the cleanliness and good order of the kitchen and associates areas are maintained to the highest possible standards.

Assist with cleaning of the restaurant .

Assist with laundry.

Work closely with the Kitchen team.

(This description has been designed to indicate the general nature of and the criteria required to perform this function. It will be subject to regular review with the post holder and your Manager.)

The ideal candidate would have experience in a kitchen environment.

Haccp qualification & manual handling training is preferred however not essential as training in both will be provided.

*information subject to change and amendment 

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For more information and to express your interest, please email us at 

info@restaurantchestnutwestcork.ie