Good Food Ireland® Approved Members Shine Bright at 2023 Gold Medal Awards

Good Food Ireland® Approved Members Shine Bright at
2023 Gold Medal Awards

Immediate Release - February 2024


The annual Virgin Media Business Gold Medal Awards took place on January 30th at The Galmont Hotel & Spa in Galway and saw a great number of Good Food Ireland® Approved members winning Gold, Silver and Bronze awards.



Now in its 34th year, the Gold Medal Awards recognise Ireland’s hospitality industry across numerous categories.

On the night it was great to see Good Food Ireland members across the island of Ireland being recognised for their exceptional food & drink and hospitality offering.

Below is the full list of winners from our Collection.


Supreme Winner
The Europe Hotel & Resort, Co. Kerry


Ireland’s Family Friendly Hotel – Winner
Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny


Ireland’s Business & Conference Hotel – Silver
Great Southern Killarney, Co. Kerry


Ireland’s Chef of the Year – Silver
Kilronan Castle Estate & Spa, Chef Daniel Willimont


Ireland’s Chef of the Year Five Star – Silver
Marker Hotel, Chef Gareth Mullins


Ireland’s Five Star Hotel Causal Dining Experience
The Europe Hotel & Resort, Co. Kerry – Winner


Ireland’s Five Star Hotel
The Merrion Hotel, Co Dublin – Winner
Hayfield Manor, Co. Cork – Silver
The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens, Co. Kerry – Bronze


Ireland’s Hotel Breakfast
Hayfield Manor, Co. Cork – Winner


Ireland’s Fine Dining Hotel Restaurant
Kelly’s Resort Hotel, Co. Wexford – Bronze


Ireland’s Menu Provenance Award
BrookLodge & Macreddin Village, Co. Wicklow – Winner
The Marker Dublin Hotel, Co. Dublin – Silver


Ireland’s Afternoon Tea Hotel
Killarney Royal, Co. Kerry – Silver


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