Success at Georgina Campbell Awards

Taste of Ulster members are bringing home a clutch of awards from this year’s Georgina Campbell Awards in Dublin.

The Hospitality Hero Award for services to Irish Food & Hospitality went to Belfast’s Michael Deane who owns six restaurants in the city. Stephen Toman from OX in Belfast was Highly Commended in the Chef of the Year category.

Killeavy Castle in Armagh won Newcomer of the Year while No 14 at the Georgian House was Highly Commended in the same category.

In the Hideaway of the Year section both NewforgeHouse in Armagh and Ardtara House in Derry-Londonderry were Highly Commended.  

Overwood at Balloo House in County Down won Atmospheric Restaurant of the Year while James St in Belfast won the Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year. The Hatch from Castlewellan was Highly Commended in the Street Food of the Year Award.

Celebrating 21 years in their current incarnation, the Georgina Campbell Awards recognise and honour Ireland’s standard-bearers in food and hospitality in Ireland.

Georgina Campbell’s Ireland’s rigorous programme of anonymous assessment visits is a year-round process and winners are nominated solely by an independent assessment team.