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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

Court Yard Hotel

Senior Sous Chef

Senior Sous Chef Opportunity at the 4* Court Yard Hotel, Leixlip, Co. Kildare.

The Court Yard 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.


We are currently seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and knowledgeable Senior Sous Chef to join our professional and highly skilled kitchen team. If you have the relevant qualifications, would like to develop your career within a busy hotel kitchen and have a real passion for food we could have 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:

  • Assist the Head Chef in the day to day running of the kitchen.
  • Assist the Head Chef in the management of a kitchen team of 10-12 people.
  • Food preparation
  • Preparing food for breakfast, carvery, bar, restaurant, and functions.
  • Providing a high level of customer service at all times.
  • Staff Training & Development
  • Menu Development
  • Ordering
  • Stocktakes



  • Must have previous experience as a Sous Chef 2/3 years’ experience as a Sous Chef/Senior Sous Chef within the hotel industry or busy food business is essential.
  • Must be HACCP trained.
  • Previous experience in the financial aspect of kitchen management is desirable but is not essential.
  • Must be fluent in the English Language both written and spoken.
  • Must be able to train and develop more junior staff
  • Must be able to multi-task and be willing to help out where required in all areas of the kitchen.
  • Must have an excellent knowledge of food.
  • 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 available for early starts and late finishes.



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


Salary Circa - €45,000-€48,000.

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