The pub employs 61 bar and restaurant staff together with five office staff (including executive directors) and the total wages and salaries bill came to over €1.6 million in 2015 of which the executive directors Charles and Bernice Chawke took €54,118 by way of salary.
Another of his pubs, the Goat Grill in South Dublin, also achieved a 7% rise in accumulated profits to €1.75 million in the year to 31st March 2015 from €1.64 million the previous year, according to an abridged financial statement lodged with the Companies Office by Charjon Investments, the company that operates the Goat Grill. €1.2 million was spent on wages and salaries for the pub’s 48 staff (including the executive directors) of which the two directors Charlie and Bernice took €253,577.
Accounts for Alazwar, the company that operates the Oval bar in Dublin city centre’s Middle Abbey Street, indicate that it enjoyed a 15% rise in accumulated profits to €859,442 in the year to 31st July 2015. This pub, of which Charlie Chawke is co-director with Eddie Bohan, employs (including the directors) seven bar staff and four kitchen staff and spent €287,729 on wages and salaries, slightly down from the previous year.
Altogether the three pubs brought in a rise in accumulated profits of over €423,000.