Congratulations to all who were nominated in the national finals of the  Restaurant Association of Ireland Restaurant Awards 2015. The glittering  award ceremony took place last night,  at the Hilton Doubletree Hotel in Dublin, where a gourmet dinner cooked by previous award winning chefs was served to members of the media and invited guests. We are delighted to say a hearty congratulations to all the winners on the night, and especially to those who are members of Good Food Ireland.  There were a number of our members picking up gongs in various categories. These included:  

All Ireland Good Food Ireland Members

Best Casual Dining – Rua, Mayo

Best Customer Service – Ristorante Rinuccini, Kilkenny

Best Cookery School – Dublin Cookery School

Best Private Dining Club Restaurant – Restaurant Forty One at Residence, Dublin

Best Seafood Experience – Fishy Fishy Restaurant, Cork

Best World Cuisine – Ananda, Dublin

Regional Winners

Best Chef

Leinster – Rob Krawczyk of Brabazon at Tankardstown House, Meath

Best Casual Dining

Connaught- Rua, Mayo

All-Ireland- Rua, Mayo

Best Gastro Pub

Leinster – Hartes of Kildare, Kildare

Best Wine Experience

Leinster – Greenacres, Wexford

Munster – The Black Pig, Cork

Best Customer Service

Connaught- Roisin Dubh Restaurant at Renvyle House Hotel, Galway

Dublin – Jaipur, Dalkey

Leinster – Ristorante Rinuccini, Kilkenny

All-Ireland- Ristorante Rinuccini, Kilkenny

A very big round of applause from all the team here at Good Food Ireland!