The Early Days
Adrian Martin is an Irish chef brought up in County Cavan, Ireland. He trained in some of Ireland’s most renowned restaurants including MacNean House (where he worked for six years) and Michelin Star restaurant, Bon Appetite in Malahide where he was head of Pastry. While working in kitchens he studied pastry in DIT Kevin Street, Professional Cookery in South West College Enniskillen and holds a degree in Culinary Arts from the School of Tourism, Killybegs
Based in Camden (Buck Street) Market, Martin's Restaurant Wildflower is London's first intimate fine dining restaurant in a shipping container, that focuses on sustainability and food in its ripe form. The restaurant is contained within a market, giving the dining room a more relaxed and comfortable atmosphere to enjoy the high quality food and overall experience.
Martin is a regular staple on our screens. As resident chef on Virgin Medias Six' O Clock Show for the last 6 years as well as multiple guest appearances on Tv in the Uk and Ireland. Adrian has also hosted several of his own cookery shows. These include "Fakeaway" & "Chef Adrian Eats Ireland" for RTE, "Wild Cooks" for BBC & "Cook" on Amazon Prime Video. In 2020, Martin co-launched independent production company, Taste Bud Productions, that develops shows and formats for the U.K, Ireland and digital platforms.
As a published author, Martin has released two cookery books, both which have become bestsellers across Ireland & UK including; "Fakeaway" & "Create".
Martin has had success in a variety of other ventures most notably as proud ambassador to Charity Cystic Fibrosis. In 2019, Martin launched his range of soups and sandwiches with coffee chain Insomnia, across their 400 outlets in Ireland. Martin has also worked on serval media campaigns. Those include; Safefood, Bord Bia, European Parliament, Try Lamb, Manor Farm, National Dairy Council, Connaught Gold, Nordmende to name a few.
Now, Martin splits his time between Dublin and London, where he resides with his girlfriend Hannah and their dog Winnie.