Graduation 2013

 

 

Graduation Day 25th February,2013

 

Evelyn Marie Moriarty, Park Hotel, Kenmare, Co. Kerry and Stephanie Wimber, Thornton’s Restaurant, Dublin joint first place in the overall examination and winners of the Restaurants Association of Ireland Award.

The RAI prizes were presented by Padraic Óg Gallagher, incoming President, Restaurants Association of Ireland

 

The following were presented with Sommelier Certificates on Monday 25th Feburary, 2013, 11am at The Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club, Dublin:

Zuzana Murgasova, Saba Restaurant, Dublin

Bartosz Czapski, Saba Restaurant, Dublin

Carol Walsh O’ Toole, Chamelon Restaurant, Dublin

Mariola Nowakowska, Thornton’s Restaurant, Dublin

Ciara Russell, The Church Bar & Restaurant, Dublin

Julio Cesar Lahaye, Chez Max Restaurant, Dublin

Lubomir Kosturik, Zucchinis Restaurant, Navan, Co. Meath

Eva Barnova, Il Segretto Restaurant, Dublin

Daniele Pitzalis,

Deirdre Byrne, Westin Hotel, Dublin

Evelyn Marie Moriarty, Park Hotel, Kenmare, Co. Kerry

Stephanie Wimber, Thornton’s Restaurant, Dublin

Andrea Nemeth, The Church Bar & Restaurant, Dublin

Radka Schriffelova, Il Seggreto Restaurant, Dublin

Fiona Cluskey, Zucchinis Restaurant, Navan, Co. Meath

Samuel Messin, One Pico Restaurant, Dublin

Brian Smith, Zucchinis Restaurant, Navan, Co. Meath

Andrea Carolina Márquez López

Mariola Nowakowska, Thornton’s Restaurant, Dublin Best Wine Taster and winner of the Irish Guild of Sommeliers President’s Gold Medal which was presented by Guild President Mary O’ Callaghan.


 

Champagne Bruno Paillard was poured at the Graduation. It was supplied by Charles Searson, Searson Wines, Blackrock, Co. DublinlabelBruno Paillard

Bruno Paillard is a Champagne producer based in Reims in the Champagne region. The eponymously named house was founded in 1981 by Bruno Paillard, after he had worked as a broker in the region since 1975.
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Thursday, 28 February 2013 09:30
Evelyn Marie Moriarty, Park Hotel, Kenmare, Co. Kerry and Stephanie Wimber, Thornton’s Restaurant, Dublin achieved joint 1st place in the overall exa01guildmination and won the Restaurants Association of Ireland prize at the Guild of Sommeliers Graduation in Dublin.This presentation was made by Padraic Óg Gallagher, incoming President Restaurants Association of Ireland.Mariola Nowakowska, Thornton’s Restaurant, Dublin was the best taster on the course and recipient of the President of the Irish Guild of Sommeliers gold medal.She received her award from Mary O’ Callaghan, President Irish Guild of Sommeliers.

Deirdre Byrne, Westin Hotel, Dublin who received her sommelier certificate at this presentation was congratulated by on winning the national cocktail championship which was run by the Bartenders Association of Ireland.

Pictured are Mary O’Callaghan,  Evelyn Marie Moriarty, Park Hotel, Kenmare, Co. Kerry, Padraig Og Gallagher, Stephanie Wimber, Thornton’s Restaurant, Dublin and  Adrian Cummins, Chief Executive, Restaurants Association of Ireland.

The sommeliers who graduated were presented with their Sommelier Certificates by Mary O’ Callaghan, President, Irish Guild of Sommeliers.

This course is run by the Irish Guild of Sommeliers in association with the Restaurants Association of Ireland. During their course of study students from all over Ireland were introduced to the practical and theoretical aspects of the study of wines, spirits and cocktails. The course included the marriage of food and wine incorporating the elements of service, storage and tasting.

Thanks to the following companies who supplied product for the course:

Searson Wines, Blackrock

Classic Drinks

Edward Dillon & Co Ltd

Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard

Diageo

Dalcassian Wines

Treasury Wines

Findlaters

Glessons incorporating Gilbeys

Febvre

Cooley Distillery