Mac Con Iomaire, Máirtín
Dublin Institute of Technology
Dr. Máirtín Mac Con Iomaire is a lecturer in Culinary Arts in the Dublin Institute of Technology, in Dublin, Ireland. He was the first Irish chef to be awarded a PhD. for his research on the Influence of French Haute Cuisine on the Emergence and Development of Dublin Restaurants, using oral history. He his a regular attendee and contributor at the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery. He is keen contributor to the media, and has hosted two series of cookery programmes for Irish television. In 2012, he chaired the inaugural Dublin Gastronomy Symposium in the Dublin Institute of Technology.
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