Chef Position Available

Chef Vacancy at Rinuccini, Kilkenny

Ristorante Rinuccini is Hiring

Due to recent growth and expansion, Ristorante Rinuccini is currently seeking a Commis Chef to join the busy team.

Ristorante Rinuccini

Ristorante Rinuccini is a multi-award winning fine-dining Italian restaurant in the heart of Kilkenny City owned and run by the Cavaliere family. Kilkenny’s longest established restaurant, Ristorante Rinuccini is renowned for its cuisine, service, décor and wine offer.

A highly successful family business for more than 25 years, head Chef/Owner Antonio Cavaliere is joined by his wife Marian, who works front of house, his son Riccardo who manages the business, and Riccardo’s wife Orla. The family prides itself on sourcing all of its fresh produce from quality local artisan suppliers while Italian ingredients are handpicked and imported directly from Italy. Rinuccini has one of the most extensive and exclusive Italian wine lists in Ireland and are recent recipients of ‘Best Wine Experience’ Leinster at the Restaurant Association of Ireland Awards 2015 and ‘Excellence in Hospitality’ in the Glanbia Kilkenny Business Awards 2015.

Position available: Commis Chef

An opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Commis Chef who wishes to join a long established restaurant in the heart of Kilkenny. Led by owner and award winning chef, Antonio Cavaliere the team of chefs are dedicated to creating exciting classic Italian dishes with an Irish twist. Following the recent refurbishment, the kitchen is equipped with the latest equipment including all-induction Swiss, handmade “Munu System” cooking suite, three Rational ovens to name but a few.

The Person

The ideal candidate must be talented, creative and have a genuine passion for food along with a good work ethic. The role would suit a chef who is looking to develop further in both knowledge and skill.

The Package

The right candidate will receive an excellent package including a very favourable salary, 20 days holidays per year with an additional nine bank holidays or time in lieu where applicable. Rinuccini team members are encouraged to develop their skills and passion for food under the tutelage of award-winning Head Chef Antonio.


Please apply in writing with a CV to Ristorante Rinuccini, 1 The Parade, Kilkenny City, Co. Kilkenny, or via email to