Aramark Ireland, one of Ireland’s largest food companies, has announced that Derek Reilly has joined the company as Culinary Director.
Reilly will be responsible for driving all culinary development across Aramark’s Food Services division, leading food innovation and working closely with suppliers to promote the use of seasonal and locally sourced products. He will also work together with the Business Excellence team, ensuring quality, variety and consistency across the company’s menus.
Reilly was previously the Executive Chef with Sodexo Ireland and has worked with some of the country’s leading chefs including Pierre Koffmann, Derry Clarke, Paul Rankin, Kevin Dundon and Rachel Allen among others.
Frank Gleeson, Managing Director of Aramark Food Services said, "It is a privilege to have had someone of Derek’s calibre looking to join us at Aramark. Derek’s wealth of experience, dedication to exceeding standards, quality and passion for food are key attributes we look for when developing our teams. We are delighted to have Derek on board."
Reilly added, "I am delighted to be joining Aramark, one of Ireland’s most successful and respected companies. Their focus on innovation, health and wellness and supporting local suppliers was a key driver for me to join them and I look forward to working with the team to continue to build this very successful business."
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