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Moriarty Group

Careers / Recruitment

The Moriarty Group believes in developing people to their full potential, and has a policy of recruiting from within for new and replacement roles.  

External recruitment is regularly necessitated by business expansion and development. Current vacancies are posted below.  Where positions are not currently advertised, the company will also accept file applications for key company roles, as follows;

  • Managers of all levels – Supermarket Retail and Hotel
  • Experienced Heads of Department and Supervisors  - Supermarket Retail and Hotel
  • Experienced Chefs of all levels
  • Experienced fresh food professionals – Bakers, Fishmongers, Butchers, Deli Specialists.



Employees are recruited on the basis of their sharing the company's core beliefs and principles.

01 happy customer 02 value 03 love community 04 team flag
Putting customers first in everything Providing excellent service and value for money Supporting local communities Having a team, passionate about the industry, and highly knowledgeable in individual roles  

 The Moriarty Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Bracken Court Hotel

Head Chef

Head Chef Opportunity at the 4*Bracken Court Hotel, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin.


The Bracken Court Hotel is part of the Moriarty Group, which is an Irish owned company, involved in both the retail grocery and hotel industries. The company owns three large Super Valu, Stores in Balbriggan, Skerries and Palmerstown and two 4* hotels, the Courtyard Hotel, Leixlip, Co. Kildare and the Bracken Court Hotel in Balbriggan, Co. Dublin. The company currently employees 550 staff.


The hotel is currently seeking to recruit an experienced and innovative Head Chef to lead their professional and highly skilled kitchen team. If you have the relevant qualifications, would like to develop your career within a busy and extremely popular property this could be an excellent opportunity for you.


The Role:

This is a full-time position working an average of 45 hours per week - 5 days over 7 to include weekends and public holidays.


Main Duties:

  • Management of the food service department of the hotel.
  • Lead a team of 12 staff within the kitchen
  • Working closely with the Operations Manager and Directors/Owners on the strategic planning for the hotel.
  • Management of budgets and targets in relation to the kitchen/food service of the property as well as payroll costs for kitchen.
  • Staff Training & Development
  • Menu Development/Design
  • Working closely with the Senior Team on further developing the restaurant & food service within the hotel.
  • Working as an active chef within the hotels busy kitchen.
  • Management of the kitchens/hotels HACCP system.
  • Ensuring the highest standards are achieved within the department.
  • Stock Takes
  • Ordering
  • Rosters



  • Must have previous experience as a Head Chef working within busy properties.
  • 4/5 years’ experience working as a senior chef within 4* hotels within the Irish hospitality industry is essential.
  • Must have experience in managing kitchen finances and in the financial aspect of managing a busy kitchen.
  • Must be fluent in the English Language both written and spoken.
  • Must be HACCP Trained – level 2 or 3 and have experience in managing a kitchens HACCP system.
  • Must have a proven track record in training and development of staff.
  • Must have strong people management skills
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Excellent people skills.
  • Must be able to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Must be a team player and be able to work with members of the hotels management team on various in-house food related projects.



  • Free parking
  • Group Pension Scheme
  • Group Health Insurance (Reduced Rates)
  • Excellent Training Opportunities
  • Staff Reward & Recognition Initiatives
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)


Salary: Circa €45,000-€47,500 pa.



The Moriarty Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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