The Irish Restaurant Awards are an important event in the Irish food calendar. This year the Sunday Independent sponsored the award for the Local Food Hero. With tough competition in the category, Jack McCarthy was thrilled to be honoured with the award in recognition of his innovation and creativity, as well as his popularity with his customers.
Still reeling from being the creator of the Blackpudding served to Queen Elizabeth at the state banquet, Jack was blown away to receive another honor, this time voted by the Irish public.
FEATURE: Madeleine Keane on the Irish Restaurant Awards
Sunday Independent 29th May 2011
“The Local Food Hero for 2011, sponsored by Life Magazine and presented by Independent News and Media deputy MD Declan Carlyle, was Jack McCarthy, from McCarthy’s of Kanturk, who, judging by the rapturous reception, was an extremely popular winner.”
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