Dr. Martin Ruffley (BA, M.Litt, PhD ) is a multiple award-winning Chef who has travelled the world in his pursuit of culinary excellence. As well as staging at Maaemo (3 MICHELIN Star) Restaurant, Oslo, Norway, Hibiscus (2-Star) Restaurant, London, UK, & Ora (1-Star) Restaurant, Helsinki, Finland he has inspired many other people to learn how to cook. In his role as a lecturer at GMIT he has trained numerous chefs that have competed at both a national and international level with outstanding results.??In 2020 he received the prestigious President’s Award for Teaching Excellence.?? He has spent the last three years compiling recipes that are inspired by his travel overseas, and his experience of overcoming addiction.