Chef De Cuisine

  • The Irish Lion Restaurant & Pub
  • Bloomington, IN, USA
  • Sep 14, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Chef de Cuisine

The Irish Lion Restaurant & Pub

Join our clan! We are looking to grow our team with a Chef de Cuisine who shares our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for our guests. Excellent opportunity for the right candidate to serve a broad range of guests including groups and organizations at an established restaurant in the heart of Southern Indiana, home of Indiana University.

Job Description

Seeking an experienced working chef with a willingness to exceed guests' expectations.

During your orientation period, you will be train with the Irish Lion's kitchen manager of 21-years.

  • Banquets & events.
  • Seasonal dishes, daily specials, menu planning.
  • Achieve restaurant operational objectives, enforce sanitation and safety standards, ensure compliance with sanitation, food safety and company policies.
  • Ensure overall food quality and handling. Attention to detail and maintaining guest satisfaction by monitoring, evaluating, and auditing food quality, initiating improvements, and delegating speedy & corrective action.
  • identifying and recommending changes to increase the performance of the overall kitchen.
  • Work with the FOH dining & event manager, as required, in preparation for events & banquets.


  • Passionate working-chef with progressive experience, solid work stability & responsibility in a full-service restaurant environment.
  • Flexible, open availability and a career mentality is a must.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment under demanding conditions alongside the line/station chefs.
  • Candidate should work well under pressure and demonstrate "from scratch" experience as a professional chef in a full-service restaurant.
  • Right candidate will be pro-active, "hands on" style, professional attitude and initiative, excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Professional attitude, pro-active with high energy, organized, attention to detail and successfully manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Full time position. Must be available to work evenings and events.
  • Safe Serve Certification.


  • Competitive salary, to be discussed during interview.
  • Two-week annual holiday break, private parking, meals.
  • Benefits available; health/prescription/life insurance, paid vacation, and bonus increases with tenure.

About Us

One-unit, locally-owned corporation, located in Bloomington, Indiana - population est. 125k with Indiana University students. Nestled in the rolling hills of southern Indiana, Bloomington is a best-loved city that boasts spectacular scenery, world-class educational institutions and unique shopping and dining experiences.

The Irish Lion Restaurant & Pub, a Bloomington tradition since 1982, located in a historic 1882 Tavern in downtown Bloomington

Serving authentic Irish fare, seafood, steaks, lamb, Dublin pub stews, pub grub and more. Full-service restaurant & pub and whisk(e)y Bar. The Irish Lion Glen outdoor venue - banquets, group, corporate and tasting events. Full bar, wine list, 200+ Whisk(e)ys, Single Malt Scotches and Irish and European imports on draught.