Winners announced for Ireland's most prestigious and authoritative culinary awards


Best Chef Ulster SHORTLIST
Alan Foster, Tedfords, Belfast
Brian McCann, Shu, Belfast
Conor McClellend, Rayanne House, Belfast
Danny Millar, Balloo House, Down
Gearoid Lynch, The Olde Post Inn, Cavan
Joery Castel, The Boat House Restaurant, Down
Neven Maguire, MacNean House & Restaurant, Cavan
Noel McMeel, The Catalina Restaurant, Fermanagh
Simon Toye, Deanes Restaurant, Belfast
Stephen Toman, Ox, Belfast
WINNER Stephen Toman, Ox

Best Restaurant Munster SHORTLIST
Ballymaloe House, Cork
Farmgate Restaurant, Midleton, Cork
Gregan's Castle, Clare
Les Gourmandises, Cork
Longueville House Restaurant, Cork
No. 5 Fenns Quay, Cork
The Cliff House Hotel, Waterford
The Old Convent, Tipperary
The Tannery, Waterford
Wild Honey Inn, Clare
WINNER  The Tannery

Best Chef Munster SHORTLIST
Aidan McGrath, Wild Honey Inn, Clare
David Hurley, formerly Gregans Castle, Clare
Dermot Gannon, The Old Convent, Tipperary
Eric Kavanagh, Longueville House, Cork
Eric Theze, La Boheme, Waterford
Kate Lawlor, No. 5 Fenns Quay, Cork
Martijn Kajuiter, The Cliff House, Waterford
Michael Quinn, formerly Waterford Castle, Waterford
Paul Flynn, The Tannery, Dungarvan, Waterford
Wade Murphy, 1826 Adare, Limerick
WINNER Paul Flynn, The Tannery

Best Restaurant Leinster SHORTLIST
A Caviston, Greystones, Wicklow
Aldridge Lodge Restaurant, Wexford
Campagne, Kilkenny
Campo De' Fiori, Bray
Chakra By Jaipur, Greystones
Dunbrody Country House Hotel, Wexford
Lady Helen Restaurant, Kilkenny
Sha-Roe, Carlow
The Strawberry Tree, Brooklodge, Wicklow
Viewmont House, Longford
WINNER Campagne

Best Chef Leinster SHORTLIST
Aidan McManus, King Sitric, Howth
Billy Whitty, Aldridge Lodge, Wexford
Cormac Rowe, Lady Helen Restaurant, Kilkenny
Daniel Cruikshank, A Caviston , Greystones
Garrett Byrne, Campagne , Kilkenny
Gary O'Hanlon, Viewmount House , Longford
Henry Stone, Sha-Roe, Carlow
Marco Roccasalvo, Campo de' Fiori , Bray
Oliver Dunne, Bon Appetit, Howth
Robbie Krawczyk, Harvest Room, Dunbrody, Wexford
WINNER Garrett Byrne, Campagne

Best Restaurant Connaught SHORTLIST
An Port Mor, Westport
Aniar, Galway
Ballynahinch Castle, Connemara
Coopershill House, Co Sligo
Inis Meain Restaurant, Aran Islands, Galway
Kai Café, Galway
La Fougere Restaurant, Knockranny, Westport
Renvyle House Hotel, Galway
The Oarsman, Carrick-on-Shannon, Leitrim
Upstairs @ West, The Twelve Hotel, Galway

Best Chef Connaught SHORTLIST
Campbell White, West @ The Twelve Hotel , Galway
Christina McCauley, Coopershill House , Co Sligo
Frankie Mallon, An Port Mor , Westport
Jessica Murphy, Kai Café, Galway
Jonathan Keane, Wilde's Restaurant, Lisloughrey Lodge , Mayo
Martin O'Donnell, Pins @ The Twelve, Galway
Seamus Commons, La Fougere , Mayo
Tim O'Sullivan, Renvyle House Hotel Galway
Ultan Cooke, Aniar , Galway
Xin Sun, Ballynahinch Castle, Galway
WINNER Seamus Commons, La Fougere

Best Restaurant Dublin SHORTLIST
Ananda, Dundrum, D16
Chapter One, D1
Dax Restaurant, Pembroke St, D2
l'Ecrivain, D2
Nede, D2
Restaurant Forty One, Residence, D2
Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud, D2
The Greenhouse, D2
Thornton's, D2
Triple seven/777
WINNER Restaurant Forty One