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About Kevin Dundon
Kevin Dundon is an Irish celebrity chef, television personality, and author. He is the owner of Dunbrody Country House Hotel, in County Wexford, which also houses the Dunbrody Cookery School. He is also the “signature chef” of an “Irish gastropub” located in Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida; and the “face” of Las Vegas’s Nine Fine Irishmen New York-New York Hotel located restaurant.
Kevin was born in Dublin and worked on a scholarship in Switzerland after finishing school and completing a course at Dublin Institute of Technology, graduating in 1986. He began his career by working in The Old Schoolhouse, a restaurant in Dublin. He then had a job cooking on a cruise liner in the Caribbean before furthering his career by spending eight years at the Fairmont Hotels and Resorts in Canada, at the age of twenty-two becoming the youngest ever executive head chef in the company’s history. Kevin returned to Ireland in 1994 and was named the executive chef at Dublin’s Shelbourne Hotel. He opened Dunbrody at the age of thirty, four years after this.
Kevin is known for featuring on television series such as Guerrilla Gourmet and Heat. He has appeared many times on Irish, British, Canadian and American television, including The Afternoon Show on RTÉ One, BBC One’s Saturday Kitchen, UKTV’s Great Food Live, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, ESPN Cable and CBS’s The Saturday Early Show.
Kevin is also an author and has published several cookbooks. His first cookery book was Full on Irish: Contemporary Creative Cooking published in 2006. His recipes have been featured in publications such as the Sunday Tribune and Weekend magazine in the Irish Independent.
Kevin’s online cookery classes are one of his most recent ventures. The Dunbrody Cookery School offers a wide range of courses that cater to all levels of cooking expertise. The emphasis at Dunbrody Cookery School is on freshness and seasonality of locally-sourced ingredients and utilizing these to achieve fabulous dishes without the worry of overly-complicated recipes. The courses include participation in Kevin’s daily online live cook-along (depending on Kevin’s schedule). Each day Kevin takes you through a wide variety of cooking insights, tips and techniques. Each tutorial contains Video, text and accompanying recipes.
The online courses are designed to be easy to complete with step-by-step instructions that are easy to follow. They are perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to cook or improve their cooking skills from the comfort of their own home..
Kevin’s online cookery classes have received rave reviews from participants who have found them to be informative, engaging, and fun. The classes cover a wide range of topics from air frying to summer baking to one-pot wonders and slow cooker recipes.
In conclusion, Kevin Dundon is one of Ireland’s most famous celebrity chefs with a long history of culinary excellence. His online cookery classes are one of his most recent ventures and have been well-received by participants who have found them to be informative, engaging, and fun. If you’re looking to improve your cooking skills or learn how to cook from scratch, then Kevin Dundon’s online cookery classes are definitely worth checking out.