Celebrity Visit to Ballyrobin Country Lodge

Ballyrobin Country Lodge were delighted to welcome Celebrity chef Jean- Christophe Novelli to Ballyrobin recently as he popped in for dinner on his way to appear at the Foyle Maritime Festival and meet the crews involved in the Clipper race.

Head chef at Ballyrobin Jim Mullholland was delighted to meet him and prepared a delicious tasting menu that included, Dundrum Bay Oysters, Braised Pigs Cheek, Clogherhead Wild Halibut amongst a selection of local produce.

Jean-Christophe Novelli left praising Jim and his team , thanking them for the memories and promised to come back soon with his family.

Jean-Christophe Novelli is a 5 out of 5 AA Rosette and multi Michelin Star award winning chef who has also been dubbed “The Nation’s Favourite French Chef”, European Chef of The Year finalist representing Great Britain, recipient of the prestigious Egon Ronay Dessert of the Year award. Voted Chef’s Chef of the Year by his peers.
His Novelli Academy has been voted one of the Top 25 Cooking Academies in the World, which he still owns and performs his own demonstrations. Jean-Christophe has made ‘countless’ appearances on both British and US TV including Chef Academy for Bravo TV