The four-star Midlands Park Hotel located in Portlaoise, Co. Laois have been awarded with an array of awards at the Hospitality Awards in Midlands Park Hotel, Monday, November 14th 2022.
The four-star Midlands Park Hotel located in Portlaoise, Co. Laois has been awarded several awards at the Midlands 103 Hospitality Awards, which celebrate the best in hospitality services across counties Laois, Offaly, Westmeath and surrounding areas.
Midlands Park Hotel were thrilled to collect the following awards;
Hotel Bar of the Year – Charter Bar & Eatery
Receptionist of the Year – Aoife O’ Connor
Chef of Year – Bernard Rochford.
Dedicated to delivering the very best experiences for their guests and their team internally, Midlands Park Hotel’s core mission of care is lived in every aspect of its operations. With a highly diverse and inclusive team, an enduring sense of community and equal opportunity denotes the hotel’s company culture.
The hotel was the chosen venue to host the prestigious awards and the team could not be prouder to show their hospitality to their peers and colleagues in the industry. Serving 350 guests on the night, the event was enjoyed by all who attended. The night kicked off with a welcoming drinks reception in the lobby of the Hotel, closely followed by a four-course meal and the night finished up with entertainment from The LOL’s band.
Midlands Park Hotel Group Operations Manager – Dara Cruise was delighted to win the very special award – Contribution to Hospitality. Dara has been an integral member of the team at Midlands Park Hotel with the exceptional care and consideration he shows every team member.
Dara is heavily involved with The Irish Hotels Federation and is on the committee for Laois Tourism too, an outstanding contribution to the community. He was the driving force behind Midlands Park Hotel operating through COVID and was responsible for offering Kelly’s Steakhouse as a takeaway option for the locals of Portlaoise and the surrounding areas, in turn, keeping the team working through difficult times.
Speaking of the awards, Dara Cruise, says, “It is with such honour that we receive these awards at the Midlands 103 Hospitality Awards.
I am humbled by the efforts of every member of our team here in Midlands Park Hotel. They make it such a wonderful place to work every day. A huge thank you to all our amazing people for the commitment they bring to work, I would also like to thank all our guests as, without them, none of this would be possible”.