It is hard not to be affected by Lynda Booth's enthusiasm. Her passion for food and teaching is apparent immediately. What better place to combine these two loves than in a cookery school? Her enthusiasm has been rewarded with numerous awards.
When Eileen Dunne And her husband, Stefano Crescenzi opened their unassuming wine shop on Dublin's Frederick Street, in 1999, they weren't to know how quickly it was to become a well-loved institution.
Eileen Dunne and Stefano Crescenzi are a dynamic duo on the Dublin Restaurant scene. The pair met when they were both working for the UN in Italy, she on the International Fund for Agricultural Development, and he as an economist specialising in International Co-Operation and Development.