In the last year only four restaurants in Ireland have been newly awarded 2 AA Rosette status for culinary excellence and now Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links restaurant, The 1780, has joined this accomplished group.
The award from AA Ireland comes after the luxurious coastal resort was officially unveiled earlier this year following an extensive 18-month refurbishment and multi-million euro investment.
Mr Barry O’Connor, Resort Director of Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links commented:
“We are delighted that AA Ireland has awarded The 1780 a 2 AA Rosette status, particularly given that the restaurant is a relatively recent addition to the North Dublin dining scene.
“The 2 AA Rosette allocation is a testament to the excellent work of Tom, and the entire food and beverage team at the hotel, who create a top class dining experience for all who pass through our doors. We look forward to continuing to deliver over and above to our guests at Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links.”
At The 1780, head chef Tom Walsh has cultivated a unique contemporary fine dining experience.
Tom brings with him to Pormarnock Hotel over 20 years experience having worked in some of Dublin’s best establishments.
The menu that Walsh has created carefully demonstrates his exceptional skill in the kitchen and his appreciation for top quality, local produce. Attention to detail and precision in crafting exceptional dishes, both judging criteria of AA Rosette inspectors, shine through in the diverse menus served at the restaurant.
Derek Yu, formerly of Chapter one, joins Tom as Restaurants Manager
For more information, visit www.portmarnock.com