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Chef Darryl


Irish chef, Darryl, bought over Chef’s Compliments in 2014 and brought the company to the next level. Passionate about local fresh, high quality ingredients, Darryl has been cooking professionally for nearly 15 years. He’s worked alongside many famous chefs in 1 and 2 Michelin-starred restaurants, including Chris Galvin and Marcus Wareing where he picked up many of the skills and techniques which are part of his kitchen repertoire today.

As well as running pop-up restaurants, he has a lot of experience teaching cookery, running big events and loves sharing his vast knowledge of modern British and French cuisines.



Sweetcorn Fritter, Red Pepper Hummus, Tomato & Shallot Salsa

Paprika and Coriander Prawns, Spiced Mango Dip

Crispy Hoi-Sin Duck Pancakes

Wild Bore Sausage Roll, Apple Sauce

Caramelised Shallot and Olive Tart Tatin


Baby Beetroot, Goats Cheese Mousse, Beetroot Crisps, Candied Peanuts

Mackerel Ceviche, Apple, Guacamole, Pomegranate

Seared Scallops, Cauliflower Puree, Candied Cauliflower, Charred Leeks

Watercress and Celeriac Soup, Gruyere Croutons

Salad of Duck Breast, Pine Kernels, Burnt Orange, Watercress and Horseradish Crème Fraiche


Beef Short Rib, Potato Puree, Spring Greens and Braising Liquor

Pork Fillet, Shallots, Onion Marmalade, Roast Garlic Puree & Yoghurt

Loin of Lamb, Pea Ragout, Parisienne Potatoes

Pan Fried Sea Bass, Lemon Crushed Potatoes, Spinach, Black Olive and Tapenade Dressing

Roast Pepper and Parmesan Risotto


Apple Tart Tatin, Vanilla Cream Anglaise

Warm Chicory and Chocolate Foam, Caramel, Salted Peanuts and Peanut Powder

Sticky Toffee Pudding, Salt Caramel Sauce, Vanilla Ice Cream

Hazelnut and Chocolate Delice, Peanut Brittle

Spiced Pineapple Upside Down Cake, Clotted Cream

Chef Darryl
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