Alix Gardner set up the first practical cookery school in Ireland over 20 years ago and has taught more than 2,500 students how to cook.
She herself trained at the famous Cordon Bleu Cookery School and Leith’s School of Food and Wine
in London but has since then cooked and studied food from Canton to
California and has run Irish food festivals in restaurants such as The
Mandarin in Hong Kong.
Many famous chefs have demonstrated in her school
including Paul & Jeannie Rankin, Lloyd Grossman &
Sophie Grigson. She has been a member of Eurotoque, the European
association of chefs committed to quality and natural ingredients since
its foundation in Ireland in 1989.
She has written on food extensively for Irish and
International magazines and has had regular columns in Social &
Personal, IT, and Image Magazines. Television work includes The Country'
Houses of Ireland and Super Cook.