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Adrian Martin is an Irish chef from County Cavan, Ireland. He has 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. 

Adrian is a proud Ambassador for Nordmende Smart Living, Manor Farm and Charity Cystic Fibrosis Ireland. 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.

When he’s not making one of his regular television appearances, you can find Adrian hosting live cookery demonstrations at events such as Taste of Dublin, Bloom, Taste of London etc.Adrian is also a regular contributor on RTÉ Radio 1 with Ray Darcy where he talks about certain food topics and recipes.He has been involved in promoting the European campaign "Try Lamb" for the last two years with Bord Bia, aiming to get more people using lamb in their mid week meals. Adrian’s recipes can be found in a number of both printed and online publications, including the RTE Guide, Woman’s Way, The Farmer’s Journal and The Anglo Celt.

Adrian began his TV career on his 21st birthday on TV3's Late Lunch Live with Lucy Kennedy and Martin King. He is a regular staple on Virgin Media One’s ’The Six O’Clock Show’, where he cooks with celebrity guests live in studio and promotes the topical events of the week with hosts Muireann O’Connell and Martin King. He’s also appeared on RTE Today, Elaine and Ireland AM. In 2017, Adrian was awarded Irish Tatler One to Watch.

In 2016, Adrian teamed up with RTE to produce two new online series titled Fakeaway by Chef Adrian and Chef Adrian Eats Ireland, respectively. These were the first series of their kind on the national broadcaster’s digital platform. Following the success of this, Adrian’s debut cook book Fake Away hit the shelves in summer of 2017, and is now available in all good bookshops (and online). Within its first week of publication, Fake Away became Ireland’s best-selling cook book.

In 2019 Adrian released his second cookery book Create Beautiful Food at Home which brought him back to showcasing fine dining for the home cook. Create is available in all good bookshops across Ireland & UK. Adrian has been selected in 2019 as one of the host chefs for the new cookery programme "Wild Cooks" produced by the National Film & Television School UK for the BBC to be aired early 2020. The show sees Adrian dropped into a forest in Dorset where he has to cook a three course meal using only foraged ingredients that he can find. 

In 2019 he teamed up with Insomnia Coffee to create the signature "Chef Adrian" range of Salads and Sandwiches which was sold Nationwide in their 150 stores and over 350 self-service units.

Adrian has recently co launched a tv production company "Taste Bud Productions" in Primrose Hill, London which specialises in content for online streaming platforms, social media and tv shows.

 

Drawing My Mission is to inspire 
people to cook real food.

 

Cookery Demonstrations

You can see Adrian in action at cookery demos across Ireland and the UK.

 

Shows Adrian has appeared at:

-Arnotts

-Drogheda College

-Killashanadra Community Hall

-Irish Hotel Awards (Hosting) - 24th April

-National Dairy Council Healthfest - 27th April

-Ballinasloe School - 9th May

-Love Your Home Show - 12th-13th May

-Yes Chef Charity Cycle - 21st-23rd May

-Athenry Show - 27th May

-Easkey Secondary School - 29th May

-Bloom in the Park - 31st May & 1-4 June

-Taste of Carrick on Shannon - 8th June

-Clonakilty Show - 10th June

-Taste of Dublin - 14th-17th June

-Castle Saunderson - 22nd June

-Charleville Show- 24th June

-Bannow & Rathangan Show - 12th July

-Kilmore Quay Fish Friday - 13th July

-Castlewellan Show - 14th July

-Oldcastle Show- 15th July

-Sligo County Show Riverstown - 21st July

-Clogher Valley - 25th July

-Claremorris Show - 5th July

-Bunnyconnlon - 6th July

-Taste of Cavan - 10th-11th August

-Iverk Show - 25th August

-Belfast Mela - 26th August

-Electric Picnic - 31st August & 1st - 2nd September

-Hendersons Head office Belfast - 5th September

-Naas Food Festival - 8th Septemeber

-South West College Enniskellen - 13th September

-National Ploughing Championships - 18th - 21st September

-Taste of Monaghan - 30th September

-Taste of the Lakelands - 6th & 7th October

-Yes Chef Awards (host) - 9th October

-Love Your Home Show Belfast - 12th - 14th October

-Armagh City Spar NI - 16th - 17th October

-Tallaght Library - 22nd October

-Savour Kilkenny - 28th October

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