Set amid 160 acres of beautiful wooded parkland overlooking Ballymoney Shore, Gorey, the restaurant at Seafield Golf & Spa Hotel, headed by French Executive Head Chef, Malek Hamidouche, has been awarded a prestigious AA Rosette for their superior fine dining experience. The property is one of only six hotels in County Wexford currently distinguished by an AA Rosette Award.
AA Rosettes are awarded solely for the quality of the restaurant’s cooking that demonstrates consistent standards of all dishes on the menus. Flavours are expected to be well-balanced and each dish appropriately presented using fresh and seasonal ingredients and the menu reflecting an obvious enthusiasm and commitment to promoting good quality food.
To specifically achieve one AA Rosette chefs need to display a mastery of basic techniques and be able to produce dishes of sound quality with clarity of flavors from excellent ingredients.
At Seafield Golf & Spa Hotel, Chef Hamidouche and his team, who AA Hotel Inspectors commend for thinking “outside the box”, impressed with their interesting combinations and use of local and well-chosen produce. Many of the ingredients used throughout their European style of cookery are organic or from artisan producers.
There are stunning garden and golf course views from the stylishly decorated restaurant and the professional and friendly team of staff contribute to the overall ambience ensuring a memorable fine dining experience.
Luxury accommodation, an 18 hole championship golf course, state of the art conference facilities, a world class spa, access to Ballymoney strand and a private walk are also on offer to guests at the luxury retreat.
“Our congratulations goes to the whole team at Seafield Golf & Spa Hotel on achieving an AA Rosette.” Says Conor Faughnan, Director of Policy, AA Ireland. “It takes discipline, skill and a real passion for cooking to deliver an AA Rosette dining experience. A great and well earned achievement for all involved.”
About AA Rosettes AA Rosettes are awarded annually to hotels producing fine cuisine. The aim
of the Rosette scheme is to provide AA Members, its guidebook readers and the general public reliable information about where to eat. Rosettes are awarded on a rising scale of 1 to 5. The AA has been awarding Rosettes since 1955. There are currently 109 Rosette Award winning restaurants in Ireland.
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