Martin Corbett

Martin Corbett above & Ross  Lewis opened Chapter One in 1992 in the basement of the Dublin Writers Museum on Parnell Square in Dublin’s city centre and has gone on to win many awards and a loyal following.

A truly stunning book, Chapter One: A Story of Irish Food is a fitting tribute to the achievements of the restaurant and of the Irish food industry.Chapter 1Ross Lewis

THE AUTHOR                                                                                Ross Lewis

 Ross Lewis is an Irish Michelin star winning head chef and co-owner of the restaurant Chapter One. From Cork, he studied Dairy Science at UCC. He discovered cooking as a living while working on a student visa in the United States. He has worked at Odin’s, Dolphin Brasserie and Le Chat Botté Restaurant at the Beau Rivage Hotel in Geneva. He came back to Ireland in 1990 and took the chance of taking over Chapter One in the Dublin Writers Museum and the restaurant started trading in 1992. Lewis also served three years (2001 – 2004) as Commissioner General of Eurotoques. In 2011, he was the head chef for the State Banquet during the State Visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Ireland. He is married with three daughters and lives in Seapoint, Dublin.