Hospitality is a creative industry centred around people and making them happy. There is a great atmosphere created by friendly & vibrant people working together to take care of guests who are out to enjoy themselves.
With easy entry & advancement for ambitious & dedicated workers, you get the benefits of a diverse & dynamic work environment with a variety of career paths. Further opportunities in the industry include but are not limited to:
As well as many possibilities for a flexible schedule, you can learn a variety of professional “soft skills” that are transferrable to other industries and that recruiters love to see, such as:
A career in hospitality can provide you with endless career benefits & opportunities to work & travel within a global industry. What are you waiting for?
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We love our industry and promise that even if hospitality is not your long-term career, you will learn valuable transferrable skills that recruiters love to see, whilst also making some lifelong friends.
Our restaurants are positive & people-focused places.
If you join us, you have the opportunity to progress & learn across 5 unique venues with dedicated people & training leaders and accredited training courses in a range of part– and full-time positions. Also, most of our senior positions across the group are held by people who worked their way up with us!
We strive to foster a healthy work-life balance for all of our team members.
With an in-house Wellness Team, we have achieved accolades such as the Amber Flag. Our Wellness Team ensures that the workplaces we provide are safe, welcoming, adaptable & progressive so that every team member can realise their potential with us. We aim to ensure that everyone thrives whilst maintaining a healthy & productive work-life balance.
As an established group of restaurants with a combined almost 40 years spent serving the people of Cork & beyond, we take pride in everything we do. Community is at the heart of our philosophy and in turn we always buy from local producers and support local community initiatives such as Meitheal Mara and Love The Lee.
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Elbow Lane is a multi-award winning restaurant in Cork City combining a nano-brewery and smokehouse. Our small tight-knit team works together to bring our guests bold and exciting flavours in a small but charming and lively space. Our kitchen is the centrepiece of our dining room where we use kiln-dried irish oak as timber for grilling and smoking. As well as the food we have a carefully crafted drinks menu containing our own brewed beer, selected wines, and bespoke, unique cocktails. We aim for excellence always when providing our services to our guests.
ORSO is an intimate neighbourhood kitchen & bar surrounded by activity in the bustling heart of Cork City centre. We use food sourced locally to serve fresh, healthy, and flavour-forward food. Everything we offer is prepared with the season in mind, by us, in our own kitchen.
The Castle is a family friendly café and restaurant located in the grounds of the stunning and historic Blackrock Castle. Our kitchen uses the best local ingredients to create delicious dishes for our guests and even have our own greenhouse for produce. Our bar serves a wide range of drinks including our own brewed beer and our own coffee blend alongside selected wines & delicious cocktails. We provide great value in an unforgettable setting with friendly service always.
Market Lane is an award winning restaurant in the heart of Cork city. We serve great Irish food, crafted with local produce from The English Market and beyond. We match this with beer from our own brewery next door. Ranged over two floors, with a large outdoor terrace, our menu features options for all those that love good food combined with friendly service always. Our bar serves a wide range of drinks including our own brewed beer and our own coffee blend alongside selected wines & delicious cocktails.
Goldie is an award-winning restaurant serving fantastic seafood and more. We buy from local producers and small day boats using a whole catch approach. Our open kitchen stretches the length of our lively downstairs dining room, where we use a Gill to Fin approach, using as much of the fish as possible and changing our menu every day. Our tight-knit kitchen and service team are passionate about offering a unique and excellent dining experience for our guests.
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Nothing currently available that suits you? No problem! We are always interested in talking to talented candidates.
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