Welcome, Chef Stephen McArdle

We are so delighted to let you know that Stephen McArdle, Chef/Patron of the acclaimed Barrow’s Keep in Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny, has joined the School of Food’s prestigious roster of chef tutors. He will be joining us for the Autumn 2019 sessions of Modern Skills for Modern Chefs and the Taste 4 Success Commis Chef […]

All Star Series: Joanne Leahy

Welcome to the second edition of our all-star series, where we highlight an alumnus of our Modern Skills for Modern Chefs program and discuss what they’ve done since their course finished. This week, we’re looking at Joanne Leahy. A Kilkenny native, Joanne is a mom and a chef at a busy Kilkenny restaurant. She took […]

All-Star Series: Kathy Irwin

  Having put on three successful Modern Skills for Modern Chefs courses on to date (and gearing up for our new course, which starts in September), we are continually impressed to hear about what our former students are up to. We enjoy an extremely high success rate with our students, meaning that when the course […]

School of Food: Home of Modern Skills for Modern Chefs

We have been busy these past weeks preparing for another busy year of our flagship program, Modern Skills for Modern Chefs, which will once again begin in September, 2019. The price for this full-time, 11-week, professional chef training program is €5200.00. As we are a not-for-profit food education centre, we are able to maintain some […]