New Commercial Division at Master Chefs and total sales & marketing solutions at Thomond Park
Award winning Master Chefs, led by ambitious businessman Pat O’ Sullivan, is now strategically placed for business growth across Ireland. A privately owned large scale catering company, Master Chefs, announces its new commercial division with new jobs including a Commercial Director, Marketing Manager and ongoing recruitment for experienced hospitality sales executives.
Setting standards in catering for three decades, Master Chefs is renowned for its excellence in food production and service across many of Ireland’s largest sporting, education and corporate events, including the prominent, JP Mc Manus Pro AM Golf Tournament & National Ploughing Championships, Multiple Concerts in Thomond Park including Ed Sheeran, Pink, Bruce Springsteen and many more.
However, Master Chefs also operate across the third level education sector with multiple University Campus contracts along with significant presence in the healthcare & sports and leisure sectors, evolving from being a conventional event catering operation to a more diverse & ambitious business, garnering multiple awards along the way. A long-established catering partner of Thomond Park Stadium, Master Chefs has grown its services at the home of Munster Rugby to include a one stop Sales & Marketing solution in addition to their years of catering services at the stadium. This expansion is ambitiously targeting an increasing the conference, exhibitions & events business at the famous rugby grounds.
Currently employing 150 full time staff across its Master Chefs brands and purpose-built Artisan Food Factory in Limerick, it also has 240 loyal temporary staff including chefs, waiting, bar and hospitality professionals. The growth of a brand new commercial division is a significant investment and a strategic one for the growing events catering company who are responding to large scale enquiries.
Pat O’Sullivan has grown the Master Chefs brand to national award-winning recognition. Leading with ambition, he’s built a likeminded team of hospitality professionals who share his passion for wholesome, nourishing, high quality food and service. Consciously supporting the best local artisan food producers, Master Chefs create the most attractive, innovative and seasonal menu options for events of all scales. At the heart of this ambition lies the core value of honesty and loyalty and a shared vision to achieve zero waste status while implementing a clear sustainability strategy at all levels of the company. Pat’s leadership and best practices in delivering the ultimate food and hospitality experiences across its diverse business is cohesively shared within the Master Chefs team. Loyalty of staff in the company averages 13 years.
“We bring more to the table, is our mantra,” says Pat O Sullivan CEO of Master Chefs, “this reminds us that we are more than just a catering company, we provide a comprehensive all encompassing solution. Our consistent focus on quality & service has been key to our growth”.
“We combine this growth with our ultimate ambition for zero waste practices and the implementation of a cohesive sustainability strategy, central to this is the recent purchase of a 20 acre farm which will support the company’s food supply needs in an organic & sustainable way”.
Master Chefs is the umbrella brand for the individual outlets across the company’s ever expanding hospitality portfolio. The business is supported by 10,000sq ft Artisan Food Factory, a purpose built facility to produce a broad “Free From” range encompassing sugar free, dairy free & gluten free products. The food factory also acts as central production for all events catered for nationwide as well has the headquarters for the commercial division.
Focusing on the creation and delivery of delicious high quality food menus for large scale events and the Master Chefs umbrella of individual food brands the company implements its day to day operations in parallel to its zero waste sustainability strategy. The addition of a new commercial division and expansion of services to include catering, marketing and events ensures that the ambitious growth of the company will strive into 2023 and beyond.
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