Knorr Great Carvery Competition 2018 shortlist nominees announced

Pictured above at Beaumount House Pub, Beaumont, Dublin: Paudie Carew, head chef Niall Stears, Mark McCarthy and Jim Reeves of Unilever and Dermot Carew. Beaumont House has been named as the best pub carvery in Ireland in the Unilever Great Carvery of the Year 2017

After strong entries from the length and breadth of the four provinces, the 2018 Knorr Great Carvery competition is at the crucial point of announcing the shortlist of the competitors vying for the overall titles of Knorr Great Carvery Hotel of the Year and Knorr Great Carvery Pub of the Year



16 July 2018 | 0

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The shortlist for the Knorr Great Carvery Competition 2018 comprises the strongest entrants from across the country. Listed are the shortlisted nominees by province in no particular order:


Mulcahy’s, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary Hotel
Rochestown Park Hotel, Douglas, Co. Cork Hotel
Castle Hotel Macroom, Co. Cork Hotel
Kirby’s Brogue Inn, Tralee, Co. Kerry Pub
Bobby Byrne’s, Limerick Pub
The Hi-Way Bar, Dooradoyle, Co. Limerick Pub


Galway Bay Hotel, Upper Salthill, Co. Galway Hotel
Murphy’s Hotel, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo Hotel
Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone, Co. Roscommon Hotel
The Trappers Inn, Castlegar, Co. Galway Pub
Mulroy’s, Castlebar, Co. Mayo Pub


The Newgrange Hotel, Navan, Co. Meath Hotel
Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford Hotel
Whitford House Hotel, Co. Wexford Hotel
Silken Thomas, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Pub
The 51 Bar, Haddington Road, Dublin 4 Pub
Beaumont House, Beaumont, Dublin 9 Pub


Bailie Hotel, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan Hotel
Killyhevlin Hotel, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh Hotel
Benedict’s of Belfast, Co. Antrim Hotel
The Fiddlers, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan Pub
The Market Yard, Limavaddy, Co. Derry Pub

The shortlisted nominees will receive a visit from the team of mystery diners to determine who serves the best carvery in the chosen pubs and hotels in each province.

Provincial pub and hotel winners will be announced 10 September, followed by the crowning of the overall Knorr Great Carvery Hotel and Knorr Great Carvery Pub of the Year titles on 21 September.

There are prizes to be won by venues at each stage from shortlisted nominees, provincial winners and overall winners.  The overall pub and hotel winners will receive: 200,000 worth of UFS Chef Reward Points, a Wüsthof seven piece silverpoint roll set, a special plaque and framed certificate to promote the win front of house and a chef jacket.

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