Master Chefs’ Leonora Quirke named Catering Manager of the Year 2017
Leonora Quirke, Operations Director at Master Chefs named as Catering Manager of the Year at the prestigious Irish Hospitality Institute Management Awards 2017. The Awards recognise individuals who have made an outstanding personal contribution to the industry.
The Irish Hospitality Institute celebrated its annual Founders Banquet and Hospitality Management Awards 2017 on the 23rd November at the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road. The event was attended by some 490 hospitality professionals and is regarded within Industry as the most prestigious evening for Hospitality Professionals Nationally.
A Limerick native, Leonora joined Masterchefs 14 years ago having graduated from GMIT & gaining experience in 5 Star properties in Northern Ireland & Australia.
“I am truly honoured to receive this award. There are many deserving recipients & to be singled out by the Institute for special recognition is very humbling” said Leonora. I am part of an extraordinary team in Master Chefs who continue to raise the bar & I accept this award on their behalf.
Master Chefs is an instantly recognisable catering brand, synonymous with quality, innovation & attention to detail. Over the years they have successfully catered in most of the countries prime locations and have a proud history of catering for some of the most prestigious social events along with managing several blue chip contracts.
“Leonora has been an integral part of Master Chefs growth nationally and is largely responsible for our unparalleled standards in quality & customer service. said Pat O’ Sullivan CEO. We are very proud of her achievements”.
Master Chefs have a strict policy of supporting local food producers & growers. They also have a remarkable track record in identifying talented young employees & training them to become stars of the hospitality industry.