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IHF Skillnet hosts ‘Prosperous Kitchen Team Masterclass’ at Carton House
Chefs from 45+ hotels and guesthouses participate in leadership tools and techniques training
 Tues 28th November 2023

Pictured: Una Crilly, Hospitality Leadership Consultant; Professor David Clutterbuck; Denyse Campbell, IHF President and Dervla O'Neill, IHF Skillnet Network and Learning Manager.

IHF Skillnet recently hosted a ‘Prosperous Kitchen Team Masterclass’ for Hotel Executive Chefs and Head Chefs at Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel. The masterclass, held with the coaching and mentoring expert Professor David Clutterbuck, was designed to support Chef Leaders with the changing needs of their teams.

One of the many highlights of the event was the honest, authentic storytelling from Gareth Mullins, Executive Chef at Anantara, The Marker and Gary Rogers, Executive Chef at Carton House. These senior Hotel Chef Leaders shared their stories of challenge and overcoming adversity, striking a chord with many in the room with their authentic words and humility.

Pictured: Michelle Hunt, Bellingham Castle; Gareth Baker, Markree Castle; Clare Gloukhova, Cabra Castle.

Commenting on the event, Gareth Mullins, Executive Chef at Anantara, The Marker Dublin Hotel said “The Chef Masterclass led by David Clutterbuck was a truly inspiring, thought provoking & well needed conversation among likeminded professionals. We are looking forward to the next steps in this exciting training journey.”

The IHF Skillnet thanks Professor David Clutterbuck and Executive Coach Una Crilly for their invaluable insights into effective leadership, team dynamics and conflict resolution at this inaugural masterclass. IHF Skillnet will be continuing this training journey for Hotel Chef Leaders in 2024.

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