Adding to their already impressive list of properties, Gourmet Food Parlour is opening two new restaurants, which are set to create about 100 new jobs.
Making the announcement at their Swords restaurant, Managing Director of Gourmet Food Parlour, Lorraine Heskin, revealed that the company will also be opening its first restaurant outside of Dublin.
The new restaurants will be located in Skerries, North Dublin and Salthill, Galway, with job openings for head chefs, sous chefs, chef de parties, front of house staff, baristas, bar staff, catering staff and event specialists.
Commenting on their latest expansion, Lorraine said: “We are delighted to already have an incredible team of over 240 talented professionals who consistently work hard and strive to grow with the business.”
She added: “The new locations in Skerries and Galway offer an exceptionally exciting time for us, with Galway, our first location outside of Dublin already creating a lot of excitement locally.”
Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Pat Breen, also commented on the announcement, saying:
“I would like to congratulate Gourmet Food Parlour on their tremendous success to date. Their experience serves to highlight how a strong enterprising spirit and a commitment to quality produce can lead to great business success. I wish them well in their future expansion plans.”
Set up by friends, Lorraine Heskin and Lorraine Byrne, Gourmet Food Parlour first opened in 2006 in Swords and has gone on to open an additional seven locations across Dublin.