Saturday October 24, 2020

Meet the chef: Pamela Kelly of the Farmgate

Every month, we meet a chef in their kitchen to talk food, family and more. This month, we visit Pamela Kelly at the Farmgate café and restaurant in the English Market in Cork

4th October, 2020
Pamela Kelly, head chef at the Farmgate which serves up contemporary takes of traditional dishes using the finest of local, seasonal produce. Picture: Clare Keogh

Identifying the head chef in a kitchen is usually a straightforward task; they’re the central figure around whom everyone else orbits like satellites. But you could easily spend ten minutes in the galley kitchen of the Farmgate and be none the wiser.

Though sufficient in size to accommodate chefs and kitchen porter without compromising distancing protocols, you won’t be swinging any cats in here. Yet the staff move fluidly around each other with...

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