Gihan Kumarasinghe pictured at Gihan's Eatery in Castletroy Golf Club
MEMBERS and visitors to Castletroy Golf Club can avail of the full and impressive range of catering and bar facilities on offer at the club.
Sri Lankan-born Gihan Kumarasinghe takes care of golfers catering needs at Gihans Eatery in the clubhouse. Gihan qualified as a chef at the highly regarded Ceylon Hotel School in Colombo in 1995.
Upon the completion of his degree in Culinary Arts, Gihan completed a two-year Management Trainee Programme with Jet Wing Hotels Ltd and was then offered the position of sous chef at St Andrews Hotel in Ceylon. St Andrews is part of the well-known Jet Wing chain of hotels.
In 2003, Gihan moved to Ireland to take up the position of chef at the multi award-winning restaurant, Andy's in Monaghan.
In 2005, he took up the position of head chef at John Tyndells Green Drake Restaurant in Carlow. Gihan was head chef for five years at the Carna Bay Hotel, Connemara, before moving to Ballina, Co Mayo, where he worked at Heffernan's Fine Foods as the head chef and later at the Courthouse Hotel in the town.
He subsequently moved to take up a position in Fermoy and then on to Charleville Golf Club where he spent two years as head chef.
His latest move has taken him to Castletroy Golf Club where he is the catering contractor since February.
During his 16 years working as a chef in Ireland, Gihan has earned a reputation for his attention to detail and his exceptional high standard of food preparation and presentation.
Gihan successfully brings together his qualifications, experience and genuine interest in good food to create a truly worthwhile dining experience with each and every meal. Gihan is looking forward to continuing on his well-earned reputation as a top chef.
Catering facilities are available each day at Castletroy Golf Club from 9.30am. However, if there are societies or groups who are golfing earlier in the morning, then Gihan can provide catering facilities for them from 7am.
Full Irish breakfast is served as well as a healthy breakfast until 12noon. Gihan's Eatery will the provide a full lunch and dinner menu, with a wide range of sandwiches, starters, and main course dishes as well as beverages.
Given its location in a busy residential area, Gihan's Eatery is an ideal location to drop in for lunch on weekdays or weekends for non-golfers too. Gihan's Eatery also caters for Confirmations, First Holy Communions, funeral groups, birthday parties, etc Contact Gihan at Castletroy Golf Club on 061 335753.