At the age of 20 I began my career as Commis Pastry Chef at Tullymore House before progressing to Pastry Chef at Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort two years later. From there I have gained a wealth of experience throughout the Resort as Chef De Partie in Gillies, to Junior Sous Chef and later becoming Head Banqueting Chef before progressing to my current role as Resort Head Chef.
When it comes to enjoying cuisine with family and friends, Mexican is my go-to. In my opinion, the joy of Mexican cuisine lies the variety of dishes available, which means there is guaranteed to be something to satisfy every palate. Tacos, quesadillas, and stews are perfect crowd pleasers for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike.
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I feel it’s important that our team of chefs experience exactly what our guests do, which is precisely why we regularly offer staff the chance to dine in the restaurants. With this in mind, staff is increasingly motivated to deliver a stellar experience time and time again. When it comes to keeping the team inspired, continually researching new trends in cookery and introducing these to the kitchen is of paramount importance and encourages the team to bring something new to the table when designing and testing potential recipes.
- The French Laundry - Yountville
- Fat Duck - Bray
- Alinea - Chicago
- Noma - Copenhagen
- Murano - London
Angela Hartnett and Thomas Keller have all inspired me throughout my career. Having shone a light on the industry and subsequently brought it to a wider audience through his television work, it would be impossible to look past Marco Pierre White as another inspiring figure within the industry.
The number one destination currently on my list of places to visit has to be New Orleans. It’s the rich combination of music, food, and vibrant cultural heritage - the three great joys in life - that attracts me to the American city.
We are currently recruiting an experienced Operations Manager to join our team at Castle Kitchen + Bar. This is a great opportunity for a passionate individual to progress in their career.
We are currently recruiting for a Assistant Thermal Village Manager to join our Spa team. An amazing opportunity for an individual interested in customer care & hospitality.
We currently have Chef of all Grades positions within the Galgorm Collection. This is a great opportunity for committed individuals looking to take the next step in their careers.
Our range of rooms provide the finest contemporary accommodation with all the finer details to ensure a good nights rest.
Spacious lodging with all the comfort, privacy & luxury you’d expect, just a stone’s throw from the hotel.