Leigh Thurston, Head Chef at Beech Hill Country House Hotel. I’ve been here two years as Head Chef. Our cuisine is based on contemporary Northern Irish food with a fine dining style. We have our own walled garden which supplies lots of fresh vegetables, salads, herbs and fruit for the menu.
We talk with Eric Matthews, Head Chef at Michelin Starred Chapter One Restaurant in Dublin. Eric fills us in on his challenges as a chef, his strengths and what he loves most about the career.
We talk with Stuart Heeney, Executive Head Chef at Clontarf Castle Hotel. Stuart discusses his strengths and influences in the kitchen along with describing one early cookery disaster that gave him a lesson he carries with him today.