Mitchelstown chef headed for World Finals

Mitchelstown local Ciara Kenneally has been crowned the winner of Ireland’s Young Chef Award 2022, an accolade that will see her representing the country at the World Final in Monaco later this month.

Ms Kenneally will be well-known to customers of Roche’s Spar on Upper Cork Street, where she worked in her parents’ shop when she was younger.

The former Presentation Secondary School student was previously the second place winner in the Knorr Professional Student Chef of the Year awards in 2020, when she was still a student in LIT.

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