My Job involves planning, directing and overseeing all bar operations including managing staff, ensuring product and service standards are met and implementing and maintaining procedures for maximum operating efficiency.
I began my career in the hospitality industry with The Imperial Hotel as a Junior Duty Manager in 2010. Working here gave me a real passion and flare for the industry and I knew I was hooked on the hotel sector. In 2013, I decided it was time to broaden my horizons and so I moved to the west coast of Ireland to Co. Clare. For two and a half years, I managed Moy House, a beautiful boutique hotel, with a two rosette restaurant overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
In 2014, I graduated from GMIT in Galway where I achieved my honours degree in Business and Hospitality. Then in 2015, while I was managing Moy House, we won the Best Boutique Hotel Award in the National Hospitality Awards.
From there I moved to Galway City, where I was an Assistant Manager in the Salthill Hotel for over two years. Here I worked and developed my skills in all areas of the business from bars, events and weddings.
In 2017, I moved back to my native cork and rejoined The Imperial Hotel management team once again. I'm delighted to be back in the Imperial Hotel as it has a great sense of family and some of the team that I worked with before are still here which is a great testament to the owners and the group.