Elena Arzak

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Denis Cotter whose vegetarian restaurant, Paradiso, in Cork city  has been shortlisted for an international award. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Two Irish restaurants have been shortlisted for awards at the inaugural World Restaurant Awards, which will be revealed at a ceremony for 60 guests in(...)

Northern Irish chef Clare Smyth in San Sebastian, Spain, before the announcement of the World's 50 Best Restaurants 2018. Photograph: EPA/Gorka Estrada

Northern Irish chef Clare Smyth has been named “best female chef" in the world at the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards. At a ceremony in Bilbao(...)

Nathan Outlaw, chef proprietor of the two Michelin star  Restaurant Nathan Outlaw in Port Isaac, Cornwall, is coming to Ireland to put young chefs to the test

What do Neven Maguire, Mark Moriarty and Gearoid Lynch have in common, apart from being chefs? They are all previous winners of the Euro-Toques Young (...)

Every year around this time, our kitchen is full of green gooseberries. I can’t help ordering them because they’re a challenge for every chef and cook

You’re a gooseberry! To be honest, I never dwelt on the significance of the meaning of these words. I just knew they weren’t good; an everyday insult (...)

Hélène Darroze, who commutes between her restaurants in Paris and London, has been voted best female chef in the world 2015.

Hélène Darroze, the French chef with restaurants in Paris and at the Connaught hotel in London, has been named as the Veuve Clicquot world’s best fema(...)

Söder+Ko is an all-day cafe bar and restaurant on South Great George’s Street in Dublin that mixes Asian food with a Scandinavian influenced drinks list, in a very chilled environment

Original fusion True originals aren’t that common in the restaurant world, but the arrival in Dublin of a Scandin-Asian fusion restaurant is de(...)

 Elena Arzak, judge at the Euro-toques Young Chef of the Year (front right), with finalists (clockwise from front left), Brian O’Flaherty, Paula Leavy, Kevin Burke, Mark Moriarty  and Grainne O’Keefe. Photograph: Alan Betson

Within minutes of meeting Elena Arzak, she has given me a list of her favourite restaurants and tapas bars in San Sebastian (a few of which are listed(...)