We're Hiring: Prep Chef

Posted: 9/7/2024

Job Title: Prep Chef

About Us: McCartney’s of Moira is an award-winning butchery and delicatessen. Join our team and bring your passion for food to our esteemed establishment!

Please note, this position is unable to consider overseas applications. 


  • Prepare deli products (ready meals, pies, salads, soups, cold meats, frittata, quiche) following company recipes.
  • Ensure food safety and sanitation standards.
  • Rotate stock correctly.
  • Maintain kitchen cleanliness and organization.
  • Safely operate kitchen equipment (rational ovens, blast chiller, boilers, dishwasher).
  • Follow packaging and portion control guidelines.
  • Order and receive stock inventory.
  • Complete HACCP paperwork and housekeeping duties daily.


  • Minimum 2 years' experience in a busy kitchen environment.
  • Familiarity with food safety regulations and handling perishable items.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team.
  • Basic math skills for portioning products.
  • Attention to detail for accurate preparation and presentation.
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene (preferred but not essential).
  • Good timekeeping.


  • Permanent part-time position
  • Daytime hours, 3 days per week, Monday to Saturday (must be available any day including Saturdays).
  • Off Sundays (except required to work the Sunday before Christmas yearly).
  • Hours: Start at 08:00, finish between 17:30 and 18:00 depending on workload.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Monthly salary paid on the last Wednesday of the month.
  • No lying month, wages paid pro-rata at the end of your starting month.
  • 25% staff discount.
  • Uniforms, safety shoes, locker provided.
  • 4 weeks holiday per year plus 8 statutory days.
  • Staff Loyalty benefit of 1 extra paid week off during your 10th, 20th or 30th Anniversary year

Additional Info:

  • All staff required to work the Sunday before Christmas.
  • Occasionally assist in the deli serving customers and learning about our artisan cheeses.

McCartney's of Moira is an equal opportunity employer. 

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