Co. Galway's g Hotel & Spa has appointed Dominique Majecki has appointed as it head chef.
Majecki, who is from Laval in the Pays de la Loire region of north-west France, has joined the g Hotel & Spa from Glenlo Abbey, where he was executive head chef since 2018.
Taking his cue from his grand uncle, who was a baker, Majecki's interest in cooking began at an early age, and he completed his training at the Notre Dame de la Miséricorde with work experience in the two Michelin starred Le Centenaire in les Eysies-de-Tayac in the south-west of France.
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Following his training, Majecki travelled to Ireland, where he applied traditional French ideals to Irish cuisine on the west coast and along the canal in Dublin's Lock's Restaurant, before embarking on a round-the-world trip. In Melbourne, he became a key part of the award-winning kitchen team at the Two Hat The Point restaurant.
Returning to Galway in 2007, Majecki worked as a sous chef in the Ardilaun Hotel, before joining the team at the Lodge at Ashford Castle in 2015. In 2018 he arrived at Glenlo Abbey & Estate as executive head chef, and there he oversaw the renovation of the kitchens, created menus for Palmer's Bar & Kitchen and achieved the two AA rosette standard in the Pullman Restaurant.
Statement By Majecki
Majecki stated, "I am really looking forward to this new chapter at the g Hotel & Spa and to working with the team here in Restaurant gigi's in creating exciting menus using the amazing local produce that the West of Ireland is so lucky to have."
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