Mark Moriarty

Discussing: The Future of Irish Cuisine and my vision for the development of Ireland as the next big food destination.
[ Tuesday: 5.30pm ]

Twenty-three year old Mark Moriarty (@MarkMoriarty1) has just won San Pellegrino’s best young chef in the UK and Ireland at a competition in London. Moriarty worked with Kevin Thornton while he was doing the culinary arts degree in Cathal Brugha Street and went on to work with Mickael Viljanen in The Greenhouse when it opened on Dawson street. In 2013 Mark was awarded the prestigious title of Euro-toques Young Chef of the Year and last year he launched a new business with fellow chef Ciaran Sweeney called Culinary Counter, a pop-up restaurant where the kitchen is behind a bar and the customers sit at the bar, being talked through an eight-course menu as it is cooked. Mark was recently crowned the San Pellegrino World Young Chef 2015 in Milan, he plans to do a pop up tour around the world in 2016 as part of the title “Taste of Ireland” themed events will showcase contemporary Irish dishes and hospitality to a worldwide audience.