Mark Moriarty, Irish chef and the winner of the very first S.Pellegrino Young Chef Competition has a new 6-part documentary series out on Irish national broadcaster RTE.
The chef travels up and down Ireland discovering the Island’s new food scene. From West Cork to North Donegal, the series showcases the creativity and talent in Ireland, alongside the passion, pain, and the challenges of working in the restaurant industry.
Moriarty has risen to fame after winning the S.Pellegrino Young Chef competition, he is a vocal supporter of local producers and is on the Forbes 30 Under 30 for Innovation list.
In 2015, he was named the San Pellegrino World Young Chef of the Year, representing the UK and Ireland region, after 6 months of competition. As the holder of the title, Mark released an 8-course menu showcasing his unique take on Irish cuisine. He toured this menu around the world, hosting pop up restaurants in 12 cities over 12 months, everywhere from a rooftop in Melbourne to a brewery in Johannesburg.
After establishing his reputation through his world with S.Pellegrino Young Chef, Moriarty made the the Forbes 30 under30 list for innovation in the arts sector, in 2017. This is his first foray into broadcasting but from the looks of things, he’s a natural. Moriarty is set to be around for a long time as a major voice on food both at home and abroad. His Pellegrino break was the start of it all.