The abundance of talent in kitchens all over the country is clear when you look at the names that have won the regional Best Chef and Best Restaurant awards in recent years.


The likes of
Garrett Byrne, Campagne, Co. Kilkenny (Leinster, 2018), Danni Barry, Clenaghans, Co. Down (Ulster, 2018), Aidan McGrath, Wild Honey Inn, Co. Clare (Munster, 2018) Jess Murphy, Kai, Co. Galway (Connaught 2018) and Andy McFadden & Team, Glovers Alley, Dublin 2 (Dublin 2018) have all been awarded for their work.

Best Regional Chef

This year, the 2019 FOOD&WINE Awards, in association with Rémy Martin will once again honour the wealth of talent in the industry. Who is the star chef in your county or region? Is there a chef doing exciting things or a consistently excellent chef who’s been creating great food for years? We want your recommendations for our regional awards – let us know here.

Best Regional Restaurant

Campagne, Co. Kilkenny (Leinster, 2018), Wine & Brine, Co. Armagh (Ulster, 2018), and Wild Honey Inn (Munster, 2018) were just some of the excellent restaurants that topped the category in their respective regions last year. This year, we're looking for your recommendations for the great restaurants you go back to again and again, or the exciting new spots you've discovered recently. Nominate your favourites here.

Nominations are open until Friday, 7th June, so make sure and get your votes in ASAP. Just click HERE to begin voting! 

Andy McFadden, Glovers Alley.

Andy McFadden, Glovers Alley.

Book your tickets

You can book your tickets for the event HERE. As the first F&W Awards to be hosted by our parent company Irish Studio, we are pulling out all the stops and we really hope you can join us for what will be a memorable day.

A fantastic menu is being created by Garry Hughes, Executive Head Chef in The Shelbourne, and lots more surprises that we'll be telling you about over the next few months. Don't miss what will be the event of the season!