Chefs & Personalities

Taste of Dublin hosts Ireland's most loved chefs each year. Browse some of our exciting line-up below!

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  • Friday

    Rachel Allen was brought up in Dublin and left home at 18 to study at the world famous Ballymaloe...

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    Rachel Allen
  • Saturday

    Aoife Noonan, Food & Wine Magazine’s Pastry Chef of the Year 2018, was the Head Pastry Chef of two...

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    Aoife Noonan
  • Adrian Martin
    Thursday
    Friday

    Adrian Martin is an energetic and enthusiastic young Irish chef from County Cavan, Ireland, who...

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    Adrian Martin
  • Brian McDermott
    Friday

    Brian McDermott is an award-winning celebrity chef and author from Co Donegal, as well as chef...

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    Brian McDermott
  • Sunday

    Ciara Brennan has been a vegetarian for as long as she can remember. Her mother reckons it’s because...

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    Ciara Brennan
  • Sunday

    At The Cool Food School we have a passion for bringing the joys of healthy eating to children...

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    Deirdre Doyle
  • Sunday

    Tara Walker is a Cordon Blue-trained chef, who runs the East Coast Cookery School!

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    Tara Walker
  • Edward Hayden
    Saturday
    Sunday

    Edward Hayden is a chef and food writer and is very well-known to audiences from his weekly cookery...

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    Edward Hayden
  • Ludovic Lantier is Executive Chef with The Butler’s Pantry where he oversees a team of talented chef...

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    Ludovic Lantier
  • All

    Conor is the Culinary Director with FoodSpace, an Irish Catering company that are committed to...

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    Conor Spacey
  • Erica Drum
    Friday

    Erica Drum is a Private Chef, cookery tutor, food stylist and hosts pop-up supper clubs in her...

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    Erica Drum
  • Born and raised in a small town near Milan, Pieve Emanuele, Alberto Rossi is InterContinental Dublin...

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    Alberto Rossi
  • Finn
    Friday

    Finn is a chef, marine scientist and writer – her bestselling cookbook Finn’s World was released in...

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    Finn Ní Fhaoláin
  • Saturday

    The Cupcake Bloke, Graham Herterich, trained as a chef at Waterford DIT. During his training he...

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    Graham Herterich
  • Holly White
    Saturday

    Holly White has been working as a broadcaster and journalist for over a decade here in Ireland.

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    Holly White
  • Saturday

    Jeeny Maltese is a Latin-American born TV chef and food writer.  Regularly Featuring as a celebrity...

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    Jeeny Maltese
  • Thursday

    JR Ryall is head pastry chef at Ballymaloe. Having worked closely with the visionary Myrtle Allen...

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    JR Ryall
  • Karan Mittal
    Sunday

    Born in 1993 he grew up in Delhi the vibrant capital of India. He now heads up the kitchen at Ananda...

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    Karan Mittal
  • Sunday

    Cork man Jack O’Keeffe is a true rising culinary star. Former Head Culinary Instructor at Dublin’s...

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    Jack O’Keeffe
  • Sunday

    Lizzy Lyons from Listowel, Co Kerry is a noted advocate for healthy eating.  A former catering...

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    Lizzy Lyons
  • Mark Moriarty
    Saturday

    Mark Moriarty started cooking during his summer holidays aged 15 at the Chart House in Dingle, Co...

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    Mark Moriarty
  • Paul Kelly
    Saturday

    Having spent 20 years perfecting his skills in the culinary industry, Paul Kelly is best known for...

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    Paul Kelly
  • Friday

    Patrick Ryan is the face behind the award-winning Firehouse bakery and bread school.

    A former...

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    Patrick Ryan
  • Rory OConnell
    Thursday
    Friday

    Rory O’Connell trained at Ballymaloe House with Myrtle Allen, the grand-dame of Irish country house...

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    Rory O’Connell
  • Nicola Curran
    Friday

    Nicola is the Co-owner of TwoCooks Restaurant Sallins.

    Nicola Trained in Professional Kitchens and...

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    Nicola Curran Zammit
  • Sharon-Hearne-Smith
    Saturday

    Sharon Hearne-Smith is a food stylist and cookbook author. She has worked her magic with food in the...

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    Sharon Hearne-Smith
  • Shane Smith
    Thursday

    Master Pastry Chef, Shane Smith has over 20 years’ experience working in some of the world’s most...

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    Shane Smith