The French know a thing or two about gastronomy, and while you might not have yet mastered the skills of the classic cuisine, you can now you get a bit of French flair in your kitchen design as Schmidt, France’s leading kitchen and interiors brand, has launched into the Irish market.
Celebrating the arrival of their flagship Irish showroom on the Longmile Road with an official launch party, on the evening culinary stars and interiors experts were among the party goers.
Guests on the night included Chef Adrian, Darina Coffey, Deputy Editor of TheTaste.ie and TV chef, Mr. Stéphane Crouzat the French Ambassador to Ireland, and John-Thierry Catrice CEO of the Schmidt Groupe.
Other well-known faces included blogger Holly White, Sharon Hearne-Smith, interior stylist Lesiele Juliet, alongside leading interior designers, architects and leading members of the Irish and French business communities.
As the home of Schmidt is Alsace, France, guests on the evening naturally enjoyed a Crémant d’Alsace and Riesling reception.
More substantial fare on the evening was prepared by Chef Adrian and Darina Coffey which included a smoked venison dish served with a blackberry reduction.
Award winning mixologist Anne Gilhooley also prepared bespoke French inspired cocktails.
Loved, trusted and household name for Kitchens in France, Schmidt boast over 450 showrooms worldwide offering a complete bespoke home design solution and made to measure interiors, with an offering that includes kitchens, bathrooms, home solutions and wardrobes.
Jason and Eileen Denham are the couple behind Schmidt Ireland, who have brought together a team of talented staff that are qualified Interior Designers and Interior Architects.
Well established in the hospitality industry, Jason and Eileen discovered Schmidt online while searching for a new kitchen for their own home, and made it their mission to bring the brand to Ireland.
With the first Schmidt Kitchen’s and Interiors showroom now open in Dublin they will continue to expand the brand throughout the rest of Ireland, with the next store opening in Belfast in 2018.
Speaking on their new venture Jason and Eileen said: “One of the biggest deciding factors that convinced us to jump into the world of interiors, was the people in Schmidt… we now have truly fell in love with not just the product we are also in love with the company!”
“We are excited to bring this wonderful product into Irish homes and to make Schmidt a trusted, loved and household name in Ireland just as it is in France.”
For more information visit www.home-design.schmidt.