Corinna Hardgrave is a food writer with the Sunday Times and the weekly wine columnist for the Irish Independent. She also writes on travel for both publications. She was the restaurant critic with Irish Tatler for over 8 years, is the former editor of Eat Out restaurant guide and travelled extensively as the editor of the Frequent Business Travellers Club magazine. She has written for the Irish Times, The Sunday Business Post, Food & Wine magazine, Ireland of the Welcomes, Ireland’s Blue Book, Georgina Campbell’s ireland-guide.com and a broad cross-section of on and offline publications. She is an experienced recipe editor and compiled the Homes of Good Food cookery book to go with the RTE television series on Irish country houses, which included Ballymaloe, Longueville, Rathsallagh and Hilton Park.
High profile interviews include Ferran Adria, Albert Adria, Alice Waters, Madhur Jaffrey, Yotam Ottolenghi, Joan Roca, Massimo Bottura, Daniel Humm, Alex Stupak, Elena Arzak, Fergus Henderson, Gordon Ramsay, Michel Roux, Clare Smyth, Marcus Waring, Thomas Keller, David Chang, Gaston Acurio and Christian Puglisi. She is an experienced public speaker and as editor of Eat Out, she appeared on television and radio to discuss restaurants in Ireland, and also has been invited as a guest speaker at corporate events.
Corinna holds the WSET advanced qualification for wine tasting and theory, is a member of the Irish Food Writers’ Guild and is a longstanding judge for high profile restaurant awards, including the Food & Wine Awards, the Restaurant Association of Ireland Awards and global awards. She is also a former moderator of the UK & Ireland Forum on eGullet.org.
She has an MSc (Hons) Management in Digital Marketing from DCU Business School where she is a guest lecturer on post graduate programmes. She has extensive experience working as copywriter and marketing consultant both in creative agencies and in-house, and now consults on a project basis, particularly in content development and digital marketing strategy.
Contact Corinna Hardgrave here.