Yummy Cafe is an award winning Day-Time Restaurant located in Tralee, Co Kerry. As a fast-casual restaurant you will enjoy the vibrant work day, with an amazing team. As a Family Run business we take work-life balance seriously, so we take Sundays, Bank Holidays and evenings off!

Its about enjoying your job and your time off!


The Job

Attractive salary based on experience. This is a full-time, permanent, year-round position with all Daytime Hours. Opportunity to work in a creative and supportive environment with a skilled and passionate team. We are currently recruiting for a Chef to join our team in the Kitchen, under the guidance of our Head Chef Stephen and working with our talented Chef Theresa.

The main duties of the role are:

  • To follow rigidly and observe all hygiene regulations and enforce HACCP
  • To prepare and produce quality food working with the team
  • To prep fresh produce daily and to ensure that preparation is done for the next morning
  • To prepare staff lunches
  • To minimise wastage
  • To follow rigidly and observe all hygiene regulations
  • To ensure that customer’s dietary needs are met
  • To ensure a high standard of personal hygiene and grooming
  • To ensure that all reasonable care is taken for the health and safety of yourself, other employees, customers and other persons on the premises.
  • To adhere to all safety procedures and rules
  • To report and where possible take action on incidents of accidents and damage
  • To carry out any other duties as may be notified to you


This role can be either full time or part time – Hours of work including working most (but not all) Saturdays and normal working hours are 8am-5pm, averaging a 36 hour week.

Requirements for ideal candidate:

  • Previous experience as a chef in a busy environment an advantage
  • Strong knowledge of HACCP
  • To be able to work as part of a team
  • Must have fluent English

Benefits of working in Yummy Cafe

  • All year round employment
  • To work as part of a fun award winning team
  • Meal on duty
  • Provided with uniform
  • Flexible Holiday arrangements
  • Sundays & Bank Holidays Off
  • All Day-Time Hours and No Split-Shifts!

Job Type

Full-time, Permanent


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