Chef John Wyer in the kitchen at Forest Avenue. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Restaurant owners spent the recession years trying to attract customers. Now they have an additional problem: a shortage of chefs has reached “crisis (...)

Chef Nick Munier. Circuit Court president Mr Justice Raymond Groarke today granted Mr Munier’s new restaurant, Avenue, a special restaurant licence. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

MasterChef and Hell’s Kitchen star Nick Munier is ready to open his new Dublin restaurant in Temple Bar, a court was told.Circuit Court president Mr J(...)

Nick Munier: Settlement of dispute means Pichet can remain open over the Christmas.  Photograph: Alan Betson

A dispute over the buyout of MasterChef Ireland co-presenter Nick Munier’s shareholding in a Dublin restaurant has been settled, the High Court has he(...)

Nick Munier’s proceedings were brought against Frank Gleeson, Marie Gleeson, Pichet head chef Stephen Gibson and Sean Hawkshaw.

Masterchef Ireland co-presenter Nick Munier has initiated High Court proceedings aimed at having a deal to buy out his shareholding in Dublin’s Pichet(...)

A dispute concerning alleged delay in implementing a deal to buy out Masterchef co-presenter Nick Munier’s shareholding in Pichet restaurant in Dublin(...)

Nick Munier plans to open up a new restuarant in Dublin: “I want the restaurant and not the main chef in the kitchen to be the focus.”.Photograph: Alan Betson

When Nick Munier talks about selling his share in the Dublin restaurant Pichet, and his plans to open a new city-centre restaurant and bar early ne(...)

The comedian Gary Cooke was the first to be relieved of his Celebrity MasterChef Ireland (RTÉ One, Sunday) apron, and as he went out the door he took (...)