The Johnstown Estate is consistently committed to exceeding expectations and aims to be one of Ireland’s ultimate resort experience, setting new standards for hospitality, indulgence and relaxation. The company recognises that the most important resource we have to help us meet our vision is our team. In view of this, we treat every team member with dignity and respect.

We, therefore, employ people who have dedication, expertise, and above all else enthusiasm for taking care of our guests.

Our people are our most important asset because the quality of our guest experience cannot exceed the abilities of our team. We, therefore, treat every member of staff extremely well and do our utmost to help them achieve their full potential. If you believe that you have the passion, personality and the skills, we require, please contact us.




Reporting to; Head Chef. The purpose of job: To assist the Head Chef in the smooth running of the kitchen ensuring that departmental standards are maintained while ensuring minimum wastage and maximum customer satisfaction.

As a Commis Chef, Chef de partie you will be responsible for food preparation and serving; ensuring the highest standards are adhered to. This position is also responsible for strict hygiene controls that are to be kept in all areas; following all Health & Safety guidelines and performing any other duties as delegated by Head Chef. This position requires, commitment to quality food and service, the ability to work on one’s own initiative and as part of a team, time flexibility for shift work including weekends and able to work on short notice. Fluent English required, culinary college award desirable, food handling certificate essential. Legal entitlement to work in Ireland/EEA necessary.

Skill Requirement

Excellent knife skills, excellent knowledge of procedures and practices on food handling, preparation, storage and sanitation, attention to detail.

  • Be qualified and have 2 years recent previous experience in a large kitchen
  • Be capable of producing high-quality food in a fast-paced environment
  • Have excellent Hygiene and HACCP experience
  • Have a passion for cooking and a willingness to learn
  • Work well as part of a team
  • Be Flexible
  • The ideal candidate should have experience at 4 Star Level.
  • Valid Work Permit


Company benefits include

  • Complimentary Gym/Leisure Membership
  • Meal on Duty
  • Departmental Incentives
  • Uniform Provided


If you wish to apply for this position, please email



The ideal candidate will be energetic, motivated and passionate.


  • Itec or Cibtac qualified
  • Qualified in face & body treatments
  • Previous experience in a spa environment
  • Previous training with Elemis beneficial
  • Reflexology and Reiki an advantage
  • Flexible and available for weekend work
  • Excellent customer service skills


Company benefits include

  • Uniforms provided
  • Meals provided on duty
  • Free car parking
  • Leisure Centre Membership
  • Ongoing Training & Development
  • Career progression



If you wish to apply for this position, please email

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