The Limerick Strand Hotel is delighted to welcome Darren Wrenn as their new Food & Beverage Manager.
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An Offaly native, Darren brings a wealth of managerial experience, having most recently been Food & Beverage Manager at Kinnitty Castle, and during his time there the Sli Dala Restaurant won “Best Hotel Restaurant” at the regional RAI Awards.
Previously Darren held the position as Operations Manager at Racket Hall Country House Hotel where he successfully managed to upgrade the hotel from a 3-star to 4-star Failte Ireland Rating.
Wanting to gain some international experience, Darren also spent time honing his skills as Restaurant Manager at the iconic Fairmount Bab Al Bahr Hotel , Abu Dhabi. Here Darren managed two Marco Pierre White restaurants located within the hotel and during his tenure won Best Restaurant Abu Dhabi Marcos Steakhouse 2019 & Best Newcomer Abu Dhabi Marcos New York Italian 2019 in the 2019 Time Out Magazine Awards.
Darren joined the hospitality industry as a Duty Manager and has developed his skills over the years working his way up the managerial ladder in a variety of roles but mainly with a focus on Food & Beverage. With ambitions to reach General Manager level withing the MHL group, Darren sees his new role as an important move in realising his ambition.
“I have always respected the excellent food ethos at The Limerick Strand Hotel and look forward to helping them continue to grow their exceptional Weddings & Events business and augmenting the overall food & beverage guest experience,” said Darren Wrenn.
When not at work, Darren spends all his time with his wife and their 2 beautiful daughters.
When he gets any spare time, he enjoys playing rugby with his local club and likes to travel and experience the different cultures and customs.
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