Cliodhna Prendergast

Cliodhna Prendergast is a professional chef, writer, and producer living and working on the west coast of Ireland. She started her career in the kitchens of her family's country house hotel in Connemara. She

continued working in many great Irish kitchens and went on to study at Ballymaloe Cookery School before taking over as head chef in Delphi Lodge for 11 years, when there was named best chef in Connaught by Food and Wine Magazine.


Cliodhna is now a food writer/photographer for the Sunday Times, and has also had recipes and photos featured in Image Magazine, Vie magazine (US) and the Connemara Journal for many years.


She is the producer and host of Breaking Eggs – 30 beautifully filmed programmes to encourage parents to cook with their children and is an avid wild food gatherer.

Contact Cliodhna:

Twitter: @CliodhnaPrend

Instagram: cliodhnaprendergast



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