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Fresh Food Manager / Deli Manager

€35000 - €45000 Grocery Retail Carlow

Are you a seasoned culinary professional with a flair for fresh and high-quality food? We are looking for a dynamic Fresh Food Manager / Deli Manager to join our client’s team in Carlow. If you have a proven track record in team management, possess strong skills in waste reduction, stock control, ordering, and HACCP compliance, Excel Recruitment want to hear from you.


  • Competitive Salary: Earn a competitive salary ranging from €35,000 to €43,000, depending on experience and skills.
  • Staff Discount: Receive a staff discount on our fresh and delicious offerings, making your dining experience even more enjoyable.
  • Mostly Monday to Friday hours– only working the occasional weekend day, where required.


  • Team Leadership: Lead and inspire a team of culinary professionals, fostering a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Fresh Food Quality: Ensure the highest standards of quality in all fresh food offerings, overseeing preparation, presentation, and adherence to food safety regulations.
  • Waste Reduction: Implement strategies to minimise food waste, managing inventory efficiently to optimise freshness and minimise losses.
  • Stock Control and Ordering: Maintain accurate stock levels, oversee inventory control procedures, and handle timely and efficient food ordering to meet demand.
  • HACCP Compliance: Enforce and uphold HACCP standards throughout food preparation, storage, and service, ensuring a safe and hygienic environment.
  • Menu Innovation: Collaborate with the culinary team to create and update menus, keeping them fresh, exciting, and in line with customer preferences.
  • Cost Management: Work towards achieving cost-effective operations without compromising on food quality, optimising profitability.

If you are interested in this job or any other job opportunities on the Excel Recruitment website, then please apply via the link below. All applications will be handled with the strictest confidence.

Contact: Devon Rogers on (01) 871 7615


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