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“Seven star experience!!!!”
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The Devils Menu
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Devils Menu Boutique Cookery School is based in the beautiful town of Graiguenamangh situated on the Carlow / Kilkenny border Join Chef John Whelan in his home for an intimate social & unique culinary experience. Using local produce, wild flowers and foraging John will bring you on a journey of flavour, colour, aromas and cuisines from around the world and share with you his experience, invaluable kitchen tips. John cooked in the legendary Quaglino's in London where he worked under Head Chef John Torode co-presenter of MasterChef UK. He cooked for celebrities, royalty and foreign dignitaries like the Queen Mother and Princess Diana at some of London's most iconic buildings and restaurants. Working at Michelin standards in Private Restaurants, Merchant and Swiss Banks have allowed John to develop a unique style and flair. Classes are for all levels of experience from Beginner to Master Classes. Private & Corporate Classes available on request. Cookery Demonstrations.
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The best Irish food we had. John and Elora tailored made the menu for us and it was the first time they prepared lobster! Fantastic couple and we recommend this to everyone. Thank you for your hospitality.

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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great night here celebrating my mom's 70th birthday on new year's Eve 2016. John and Elora have such a welcoming way and spent the night chatting and entertaining us while we indulged in the gorgeous food. We brought our own wine and John prepared the most gorgeous Spanish food for us all the time discussing it's preparation and giving little tips and tricks in the kitchen. They catered Brilliantly for our gluten and lactose free guest, mindful of all ingredients in any pre prepared foods with delicious alternatives. We were expecting fun and something different but were really delighted to get such gourmet treatment. Will recommend to everyone!

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Reviewed 14 December 2016

John & Elora welcomed us with open arms and after being with them for just a short time they felt more like family then hosts. John is passionate about cooking and shared his tips and experiences with us the entire evening. The meal itself was exquisite and we could of not asked for anything better. Our dinner far exceeded our expectations! The chocolate marshmallows were out of this world and perhaps the best desert we have come across yet. John and Elora were even nice enough to coordinate a shipment of marshmallows back home so we could share them Christmas Eve with our family. We hope to cross paths with these two wonderful people again. Much Love! Jeff & Cathy Figurilli & Family

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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Some of the best food that we have ever had. The love that was put into it really shows. The one recommendation is to wear stretchy pants, cause you'll wanna stuff yourself like I did

1  Thank hawaiianfire1980
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

A fun, delectable, totally engaging day with John and Elora! We were warmly welcomed, wonderfully entertained, learned so much about the foods we made (and where the ingredients came from), and ate more than we ever thought we could! But the real treat are John and Elora themselves. We arrived as customers but left as friends. Much aloha to you both! Thank you so much for not only filling our stomachs with your delicious creations, but also our hearts with your wonderful spirits.

1  Thank gwrighthawaii
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