The Guinness Storehouse
Posted by Niamh Allabyrne on the 4th of July 2013 at 10:54:19
The Guinness Storehouse is Ireland’s top attractions with some 1,087,209 guests passing through their doors in 2012 and with 2013 looking delightfully busy as well – this astonishing figure may well be matched this year as well. Anthony Reilly a Storehouse Assistant kindly took some time out of his busy schedule to tell us a little about his exciting job and what a visit entails for you!
Being a Storehouse Assistant (Anthony Reilly)
Hello my name is Anthony and I work as a storehouse assistant at Guinness Storehouse. This inviting position really gives you the opportunity to meet and greet people from so many cultures and countries around the world and shares our passion about Guinness and Ireland. Being Ireland’s number one visitor attraction keeps you busy, but gives you the chance to really envelop visitors in our culture and beliefs. The team is absolutely fantastic, extremely supportive and we affectionately embrace the team as our ‘Guinness family’, making long term friends as well as great colleagues. Working here gives you and the visitor fantastic opportunities, immersing them in the world of Guinness.
At Guinness Storehouse, we provide our visitors with an unforgettable and fulfilling, showcasing everything Guinness Storehouse has to offer. We have our Guinness Academy, teaching our visitors how to craft the perfect pint of Guinness. In this bar, we love to share our passion and knowledge of the brand and we really want to give our visitors a lasting memory. We want to make the experience both informative and throw in a bit of humor to put the visitor at ease. At the end of the session we have a little graduation ceremony with our proud certificate holders. With this in their hand, we know we have done everything possible to make it enjoyable and they have poured perfect pints in the process.
As if that wasn’t enough, on FIVE, we instill in our visitor, the long and inspirational relationship Guinness has with food, giving them the opportunity to taste our most famous Guinness recipes. Visitors are always intrigued by Guinness and food. What makes this an amazing opportunity is our visitors enjoy the service that we provide. It feels amazing to see people enjoying the food and asking questions about our tasty food and providing them with recipe cards, ensures they enjoyed both the food and service and will try this at home because of the passion we have for what we do. Visitors are always so happy with this sampling session and we get to inspire them to try this at home and leave them with a lasting memory that we can be proud of.
Working at Guinness Storehouse is a fantastic opportunity, building confidence, making long term friends, sharing passion and working in an outgoing, vibrant environment with a great and understanding team of management and staff.
So on you next visit to Dublin pay a visit to the Guinness Storehouse and sample one of those deliciously creamy pints for yourself! Include a visit as part of your tour of Ireland and add it as part of your Custom Made Tour or buy our new Dublin City Sightseeing Bundles which includes the Guinness Storehouse as part of that bundle of 4 attractions for €44 – the others being (Trinity College, Dublin City Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour and Christ Church Cathedral).