2019 February 17th
Dublin born Derry Clarke trained in the classical French tradition in theMan Friday in Kinsale. He came home to Dublin to continue histraining under the direction of John Howard in Le Coq Hardi for fouryears. He then spent 8 years as Head Chef in le Bon AppetitRestaurant where his aspirations were always to open a place of hisown.
Derry Clarke’s Dublin eatery, L’Ecrivain, is one of nine Irish restaurants which currently have a Michelin star.
homegrown is GIY’s new series of seasonal long-table dinners at GROW HQ featuring visiting chefs who share our GROW COOK EAT ethos. The event showcases their talents, and gets them to build on the HQ story by delivering a very special seasonal feast for just 55 diners. Chefs taking over the HQ kitchen and garden in the months ahead include Gastro Gays (Patrick Hanlon & Russell Alford), Derry Clarke, Enda McEvoy, Gary O’Hanlon, Gaz Smith, the Currabinny Boys (James Kavanagh & William Murray) and Katie Sanderson.
The price includes a 4 course meal, and a complimentary drink on arrival.