Head Chef, Stuart Dardis has had a passion for food from a young age. Stuart grew up in Lucan, Co. Dublin and started his culinary career in Finnstown Castle Hotel, Dublin at the young age of Sixteen.
There he developed his passion for food and to cook with creativity. Stuart decided to leave Dublin and move to Cork, to work in The Cork International Hotel and from there to Kerry to the Parknasilla Resort & Spa. After spending some time in Kerry he relocated back to Cork and worked in the Metropole Hotel Cork City.
In August 2021, Stuart made the move to Clayton Hotel Silver Springs, to take up the role of Executive Head Chef. Stuart has a passion for inspiring others to cook with creativity and flair.
When not cooking or talking about food, Stuart enjoys spending time with his children.