Conrad Dublin announces the appointment of Gary Rogers as Executive Head Chef at the luxury Ireland hotel, bringing a new sense of Irish hospitality to its guests.
In his role, Rogers leads the culinary team and manages the large-scale operation of the culinary program while also overseeing the hotel’s banqueting food for events. Touting more than 20 years of experience both in Ireland and internationally, Chef Rogers brings a fresh perspective to the hotel’s three distinct dining venues, including The Coburg, a relaxed brasserie featuring a locally-inspired menu, Lemuel’s, a lounge that boasts bespoke cocktails and light bites, as well as Alfie Byrne’s by Galway Bay Brewery, offering craft beers and casual dining with an authentic pub atmosphere. At Conrad Dublin, Chef Rogers incorporates innovative menu items based on current culinary trends to ensure that all restaurant capabilities align with the hotel’s exceptional dining standard.
“We are excited to welcome Chef Rogers to our food and beverage team at Conrad Dublin,” said Martin Mangan, General Manager at Conrad Dublin. “Bringing an impressive resume of experience, we look forward to showcasing his authentic, elevated Irish cooking style that demonstrates our culinary team’s dedication to fine dining.”
Chef Rogers has mastered launching new culinary concepts in five-star settings, most recently serving as Executive Chef at Lyrath Estate in County Kilkenny where he was able to earn and maintain two AA Rosettes awards for the property’s fine dining restaurant Yew as well as opening The Grill, serving quality beef and fresh seafood. Prior to his time at Lyrath Estate, Chef Rogers served as Executive Chef at Skycity Darwin in Australia, as Executive Head Chef at Harvey’s Steakhouse in Dublin, and additionally held chef roles in hotels in County Louth, Galway and Dublin.
Chef Rogers has completed substantial training, including an executive communications and leadership course and an apprenticeship mentoring course. He hails from Ireland where he currently resides.
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