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Só Hotels - Irish for Luxury. The Só Hotel Group was established in 2016. A dynamic, modern group of Irish family owned hotels, delivering accessible luxury in elegant, guest-focused surroundings. Our properties include Castletroy Park Hotel Limerick, Lough Rea Hotel and Spa Co. Galway, Charleville Park Hotel Co. Cork and Killeshin Hotel Portlaoise. At Só Hotels, we invest in people, providing clear professional growth including team and management development. We believe great hospitality is provided by great people!

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The Lough Rea Hotel and Spa are an equal opportunities employer.


Head Waiter/Waitress

We are looking for an experienced Head Waiter to join the team at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa. This multiple award-winning hotel caters for all conference needs and requirements for up to 500 delegates. Our facilities range from intimate Meeting Rooms to a Grand Ballroom, providing our guests with the most up-to-date technology. Our conference centre is specially designed offering state of-the-art audio & visual equipment and a wide range of flexible conference rooms. We pride ourselves in delivering consistent quality standards and exceptional customer care in exceeding our client’s expectations.   

This is a great opportunity to be part of a growing company in Ireland with great career progression.  If you feel you have the desire and skills necessary to succeed in this role, then apply in confidence.

Reporting To:                        Operations Manager & General Manager


The successful candidate will have previous experience working in a 4 or 5 star hotel – Functions, Weddings & Events an important criteria.  The candidate will need supervisory or management experience, ideally 2 years or more in a similar role.  They are expected to maintain and provide excellent guest service at all times and lead and support the Conference and Banqueting Team.

The job will be shift work and this includes weekends.

Duties include:

  • Effective planning and organisation of the department, making necessary decisions within given guidelines;
  • Ensure that the department operates in a customer focused manner, always striving to exceed guest expectations;             
  • Carry out Duty Management shifts, ensuring the smooth operation of the business and the safety of staff and guests;
  • Manage & motivate staff, complying with employment law and company policies/procedures;
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the hotel events and promotions;
  • Implement the hotel’s standards & procedures and ensure the team are always representing the brand effectively;
  • To be familiar with all SOP’s and to ensure that these are being adhered to throughout the department;
  • Actively seek to achieve set goals and targets;
  • Manage and drive quality of hotel and service;
  • Ensure productivity within the Conference & Banqueting Team;
  • Ensure customer care and guest satisfaction at all times; and
  • Display a pro-active and leading role in terms of service, culture, development, team image, systems & procedures



Please forward your details to: Michael Mullally - Email: 



Experienced Food and Beverage Assistants

We are looking to recruit applicants with previous food/beverage/waiting/bar service experience in a 4* Hotel. As these are customer facing roles you will have fluent English and high standards of personal presentation.

This role involves bar and food service and applicants must be flexible and available to work am and pm shifts as business needs will dictate.

Role would suit a proactive, quick-thinking team-player who enjoys dealing with situations and requests in a fast-paced environment.

Please forward your details to: Michael Mullally - Email: 



Junior Sous Chef & Senior Chef de Partie

Main Purpose of Position:

To support the Head Chef in maintaining the smooth of the kitchens. 


  • To cook and prepare fresh dishes to the approved standard of presentation and in a timely fashion.
  • Ensure and maintain the cleanliness of the kitchen to the highest standard
  • Have a strong awareness and compliance with all Health & Safety work practices and HACCP. A team player.
  • Be knowledgeable of the day's business, (i.e. know what reservations are booked in to the Food & Beverage outlets, be aware of outside events that will impact directly on business).

The ideal candidate will have:

  • High standards of quality and consistency.
  • Attention to detail, excellent presentation skills.
  • Enthusiastic and passionate approach to the production of food.
  • Flair and imagination.
  • Management and organisational skill.
  • Ability to work as a team member as well as using your own initiative.  
  • Eligibility to work in Ireland.

Please forward your details to: Michael Mullally - Email: