Chefs

Lynda Booth

Lynda Booth

Lynda Booth is founder of the award-winning Dublin Cookery School and the author of the cookery book, From Lynda's Table. Lynda's dedication, drive and enthusiasm for food has seen her travel and work with some of the world's best restaurateurs and chefs, from the Four Seasons in Canada to the acclaimed Relais Chateaux Hotels in Italy. Her bold approach to Raymond Blanc landed her a job as pastry chef at his Michelin two starred restaurant; Le Manoir aux Quat Saisons in Oxford. Lynda is a teacher at heart and is always bringing new ideas and ingredients to the school which was named 'Best Cookery School in Ireland' in 2013 & 2015 (Irish Restaurant Awards).

The Happy Pear

The Happy Pear

Twin brothers David and Stephen Flynn set up The Happy Pear which started out as a veg shop but today their business includes the family-run natural food store, two wholefood cafés and evening restaurant in Greystones and a superfood sprout farm in Kilcoole.

Sharon Hearne Smith

Sharon Hearne Smith

Sharon Hearne Smith is a food stylist and writer. Having over 20 years experience between London, New York and Dublin with some of the top names in food, Sharon can be found cooking up a storm on RTE's Today Show.

Rachel Allen

Rachel Allen

Rachel Allen was brought up in Dublin and left home at eighteen to study at the world-famous Ballymaloe Cookery School. Rachel is now a busy TV chef, author, journalist and mother, and still teaches at Ballymaloe.

Rachel is the author of four bestselling cookery books, which include Rachel's Favourite Food at Home and Rachel's Food for Living. Her extremely popular television series for RTE and the BBC have been broadcast internationally and she frequently appears on BBC's Saturday Kitchen. Her charming manner and effortless style make her a delight to watch. Rachel is columnist and contributor to a number of Irish publications, including the The Sunday Tribune magazine, and is often featured in articles and interviews in the media.

 

Ray D'Arcy

Ray D'Arcy

Did you know Ray D'Arcy, famed broadcaster, is also quite the chef? The RTÉ presenter and television personality took to the show, The Restaurant, to show how much of a culinary master he was. Have a look through some delicious recipes he made from the show.

Gino D'Acampo

Gino D'Acampo

Gino D'Acampo, the famed Italian celebrity chef, is best known for best known for his delicious Italian food. But don't worry, Gino has plenty of recipes for that sweet tooth of yours also!

Gerald Kean

Gerald Kean

Operation Transformation Leader, Celebrity Solicitor and now...Celebrity chef? Gerald Kean brings with him buckets of personality and flavour to The Restaurant with a wide array of recipes. His Hot Chocolate Soufflé is just the weekend indulgence you need. Or for some heart meals, try his Fillet of Turbot with Tomato and Black Olive Vinaigrette, and much, much more.

Keith Barry

Keith Barry

Hypnotist, magician and...master chef! Keith Barry has an array of dishes from his appearance on The Restaurant which can only be described as tasting magical. You're in for a spell-binding time in the kitchen with mixture of dinners and desserts.

Pamela Flood

Pamela Flood

Former Miss Ireland and host of Off The Rails Pamela Flood took to the Restaurant to show us what she's made of in the kitchen. Cooking up some delicious, easy to make recipes, she's covered everything from salads to weekend indulgences.

Denis Cotter

Denis Cotter

Irish celebrity chef Denis Cotter shares a wide array of delicious recipes. How he juggles being an author, television personality and proprietor of the acclaimed vegetarian Café Paradiso restaurant AND make scrumptious dishes...we'll never know!

Eamonn Ó Cathain

Eamonn Ó Cathain

The Belfast born Irish chef Eamonn Ó'Cathain brings a massive selection of recipes from The Afternoon Show to RTÉ Food. From Stir-Fried Broccoli With Cashew Nuts and Warm Salads to Chocolate Dip, you're bound to find a recipe to enjoy.