Discussing: Food Heritage – As important for the future as it is for the past. [ Tuesday: 4.45pm ]
Wade Murphy (@chefwademurphy), owner/head chef of 1826 Adare in Co. Clare. After graduating Wade spent several years working in London. In 2001 he returned home to join the team at the Four Seasons Hotel in Dublin. During his time there he also helped out with the opening of other Four Seasons Hotels in Egypt and London, moving on to the Four Seasons in Chicago in 2005. In 2007 he returned to Ireland to take up the position of Executive Chef at Lisloughrey Lodge in Cong, Co. Mayo, moving to The Lodge at Doonbeg, Co. Clare in 2010, before taking the plunge and opening his own restaurant in 2013. In that year Wade was also appointed Commissioner-General of Euro-toques Ireland. In 2014, 1826 Adare was awarded Best Restaurant in Munster by the RAI and in 2015, Best Restaurant in Munster at the Food and Wine Awards. 1826 Adare has recently awarded a Bib Gourmand by the Michelin Guide.