Conor Halpenny

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Conor Halpenny is the Head Chef of Square Restaurant in Dundalk, Co. Louth. Prior to this, Conor had worked at the Courthouse, Carrickmacross, Tankardstown House, and Chapter One in Dublin. It was in the latter that Conor won the Euro-toques Young Chef of the Year in 2017 and in 2022 took part in the North Europe finals of the San Pellegrino World Young Chef of the Year competition   

Conor would say that his restaurant is casual, refined, seasonal, and locally sourced food in an intimate setting. Conor is the head of the Euro-toques Food Council and a member of the Young Chef Committee