Aoife Noonan, Food & Wine Magazine’s Pastry Chef of the Year 2018, was the Head Pastry Chef of two Michelin starred restaurant, Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud, for nearly four years before becoming Executive Pastry chef at Luna in 2016. She has most recently worked as Executive Pastry Chef at Glover’s Alley by Andy McFadden in Dublin.
She is a previous winner of the Valrhona Patisserie Championship which led her to train in the world renowned Valrhona L’Ecole du Chocolat in Paris.
Aoife has become regularly accustomed to giving demonstrations and patisserie masterclasses at various food festivals and cookery schools in Ireland including Taste of Dublin, Waterford Food Festival, Beatyard and Dublin Cookery School and has worked as a culinary consultant and brand ambassador with leading brands Peroni and Avonmore.
She has featured on TheTaste.ie and the Today Show on RTE as has also featured in the Irish Times, Image Magazine, Sunday Times, Irish Independent, Dublin Tourist Magazine, John & Sally McKennas’ Guides and Food & Wine Magazine.
Aoife has a love of using classic patisserie techniques and flavours with a contemporary twist.