Rory O’Connell


Former head chef at Ballymaloe House and founder director of the Ballymaloe Cookery School

Twice awarded Irelands Chef of the year

Author of Master it €“ How to Cook Today, awarded Andre Simon Award for food writing 2013

Author of Cook Well Eat Well, awarded Bord Gais Energy Irish Cookbook of the Year 2017

Good Food Ireland Food Ambassador of the Year 2013/2014

Good Food Ireland International Ambassador of the Decade 2006 €“ 2016

Presenter of RTE cookery series How to Cook Well which has been syndicated for airing in South Africa, Canada, Hungary and Israel and most recently to PBS in America