The Staff Canteen: Menu Watch

Enda McEvoy, head chef of Loam Restaurant in Galway, Ireland is no stranger to working in Michelin-starred kitchens having worked for the likes of René Redzepi at Noma and retaining the star for Loam in the Michelin Guide UK 2017 for the second year running. Translated as ‘rich, fertile soil’, Loam is a seasonally driven […]

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John & Sally McKenna’s Guides: Galway’s Loam Restaurant Is The Sensual World

In Galway’s Loam restaurant, Enda McEvoy and Conor Cockram make the illogical seem entirely logical. Mr McEvoy serves up a wee taster of beef tenderloin to start dinner in Loam. It look like a prawn cracker, and eats like a prawn cracker. But it isn’t a prawn cracker. Mr Cockram, meantime, puts peat in your […]

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Loam Wins ‘Best Restaurant’ At The National Hospitality Awards

The best overall restaurant award went west to Galway with Enda McEvoy’s Loam scooping the accolade ahead of Dublin’s Luna and Taste At Rustic. Full article

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Enda McEvoy: How To Become A Chef

WHO I AM Enda McEvoy, Head Chef and owner of Loam with my wife Sinead. We opened in 2014 and got our first Michelin Star in 2015. I like to describe our food as progressive regional cuisine. We use Galway ingredients from people we know and trust. THE NITTY GRITTY What type of training did […]

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Munchies: We Asked Industry Experts What the Restaurant Of The Future Will Look Like

Enda McEvoy, head chef and owner of Michelin-starred Loam in Galway, Ireland. McEvoy sources all his ingredients from the west of Ireland, which helped his restaurant achieve the Sustainable Restaurant Association’s highest, three-star Food Made Good rating. “The restaurant of the future is about running a business with a more ethical and sustainable eye, rather than mindlessly running […]

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Loam Joins Good Food Ireland Family

Enda McEvoy is one of the quiet gentlemen of Irish food. Not for him the ranting and raving, or crashing pots and pans around. Enda goes about his business in a calm, considered manner. But don’t be fooled by his cool exterior. The humbleness of his gentle personality belies a chef with a will of […]

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Sunday 25th September – Lisa O’Neill Live At Nocturne

“At a time when sameness threatens to drain the world of charm and surprise, Lisa O’Neill stands tall for difference, as an outlier with a mission to frame the world as she sees it and to perform it accordingly. Her voice is her own.” So wrote The Irish Times about the Cavan singer-songwriter Lisa O’Neill […]

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Sunday Times: Waste Not: Setting A Standard For Sustainable Practices

Enda McEvoy, of Loam restaurant, in Galway was recently rewarded for his efforts in sustainability with a three-star Food Made Good award from the UK-based Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA). Loam, which won a Michelin star 10 months after opening in November 2014, is the first independent restaurant in Ireland to receive the accolade. “We got […]

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Hospitality Ireland: Michelin Star Loam Wins Highest Rating For Sustainability

Enda McEvoy‘s Michelin star restaurant, Loam, has achieved the highest rating of three stars from the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA), becoming the first Irish restaurant to do so. The SRA awards focus on 14 key areas such as sourcing ingredients that are local and seasonal, using ethical meat and sustainable fish, societal issues like treating […]

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Enda’s Home-cooking Homecoming

Winner of the RAI Best Chef in Ireland accolade, Enda McEvoy from Virginia, is running the superb Loam Restaurant, just off Eyre Square in Galway, together with his wife Sinead but will soon be cooking for Cavan foodies again. The twice winner of the Michelin Star award has been in the business for over 20 […]

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