Joe McNamee

To discuss commissions or consultancy work, please contact me through the comments section below or DM me on the following:
Twitter: @jozeemac | Instagram: @jozeemac

Restaurant Critic/Food Writer/Columnist, Irish Examiner | Eater | Sunday Business Post 101 Great Irish Restaurants & Misc. | Contributor, http://www.foodandwine.ie | Member of Irish Food Writers’ Guild | Also contribute to other miscellaneous publications

Founder, Programmer & Ringmaster, Grub Circus, a travelling food activist ‘roadshow’ appearing at All Together Now Festival, Curraghmore Estate, Waterford, and other venues (Twitter: @grubcircus

Author/Ghostwriter: Clifford & Son (Liberties Press) (http://www.amazon.com/Clifford-Son-Michael/dp/1909718394)

Working with small food producers (product development and marketing) and the hospitality sector (menu development, systems and marketing).
I have almost ten years experience as a professional chef in Ireland and the UK, including nearly two years working as head chef in a busy vegetarian restaurant and I also have substantial front-of-house experience. I have a BA in Culinary Arts (Graduate Student of the Year) from Cork Institute of Technology.
Modules included: Advanced Culinary Skills 1& 2 | Advanced Pastry 1 & 2 | Gastronomy in the Modern World | Cost Management | Culinary Leadership & Training | Research Methods & Styles | New Food Product Development Tech | Service Business Environment | Food Product Development & Concepts | Synoptic Study (Sustainable Short Food Supply Chains for Urban Areas).
As a former graphic designer and print production specialist with extensive experience including several years as European Print Project Manager for Apple, I am also able to advise on all aspects of visual design and marketing.

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8 thoughts on “About

  1. Hi Joe , its Richard O’ Connell here from Mueller & O’ Connell bakery in Abbeyleix. just want to know how do I register our business on eat for Ireland .ie.

    PS: well done on the initative

    1. Joe

      Just a quick enquiry to check to see if you offer Freelance Editing/ writing for Food magazines?

      If you do offer Freelance services then I’d love to have a chat about a 2022 project that I am working on

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