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 Cordon Bleu and Leith’s
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.