22 Year old Matthew Logan, Chef de Partie from Chapter One, has been awarded Young Chef of the Year!
The awards took place today at a secret location on Dublin’s Capel Street where the finalists inspired the taste buds of some of Ireland’s most celebrated chefs and guests. The five finalists have battled it out for the past two months to win the prestigious award. Matthew will now embark on an all expenses paid stage at the world-renowned The Square London, where he will work under the direction of two star Michelin chef Philip Howard – this year’s special guest judge.
Commenting at the final in Dublin today, Wade Murphy, President of Euro-toques Ireland said, “The 5 young chefs here tonight have gone through a rigorous selection process and some very tough tasks. Their work ethic and passion for what they do is inspiring.”
The other four finalists were:
- Luke Ahearne, aged 22, Chef de Partie at Campagne, Co. Kilkenny
- John Fitzmaurice, aged 25, Sous Chef at the Mustard Seed, Co. Limerick
- Chris Fullam, aged 21, 3rd year Culinary Arts student at DIT, Cathal Brugha Street
- Ian McHale, aged 26, Senior Chef de Partie at Chapter One restaurant
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