Gleneagle Group host staff awards

Awards season was in full swing for the Gleneagle Group as they held their annual employee awards at the INEC last week.

The Gleneagle Group, which employs over 500 people, hold the annual awards which are aimed at both recognising and celebrating the hard work and dedication of their staff.

Speaking at the awards ceremony, Gleneagle Group CEO Patrick O’Donoghue said: “It has been an incredibly busy year across the group and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your dedication to your work.”

ITT Culinary students show kitchen class

Two apprenticeship students from IT Tralee, Culinary arts and tourism both won Gold medals and Best in Class trophies at the Food & Bev live 2020 Chef Ireland Competitions held last Wednesday.

Food and Bev Live 2020 is one of Ireland’s largest hospitality and culinary showcases and it was here at this year’s event that IT students Craig Lynch of Ballygarry House Hotel and Karl Noctor of The Rose Hotel wowed the judges in the Mystery Basket Competition. Both Craig and Karl are final year students on the BA Level 7 National Culinary Apprenticeship Programme in the Institute of Technology Tralee and were accompanied by their college mentor for the competition, chef lecturer Dan Browne from Listowel.