Neil McFadden began his catering career in 1985 at Crumlin College, and then attended the Dublin Institute of Technology through 1987. He apprenticed in several of Europe’s Michelin Star restaurants, working his way up the culinary ladder before returning to Ireland in 1993.
In 1997 he became the executive chef of the Luttrellstown Castle outside of Dublin (owned by a member of the famous Guinness family). In May of 1999, the Great Chefs television team showed up to tape Chef McFadden for the Discovery Channel’s Great Chefs of the World. Later that year, Chef Neil headed up the Irish team for the Bocuse d’Or with Great Chef John Howard.
In 2004, Chef McFadden became the new product development manager for Swift Fine Foods and later ELR. In 2012, he became the executive chef for Donnybrook Fair stores and cooking schools throughout Ireland, where he remains today in 2016. Meanwhile his nephew, Andy McFadden, is one of the hot new chefs in London.
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