Meet the team | Dylan & Aaron
Meet two chefs from our restaurants James St & Waterman
Meet Dylan | Sous Chef James St
This young man has been here for a while, and where would we be without him! Dylan started with us in 2017 via our apprenticeship programme in collaboration with @Belfast met. Fast forward a few years Dylan is now a talented full-time Chef at James St under the guidance of executive head chef Ryan Stringer. He is bursting with passion, enthusiasm and craic and is currently getting training in leadership and management for growth in a role as Sous Chef. We know we are so lucky to have him.
Meet Aaron | Head Chef Waterman Restaurant
Aaron joined our team as our first apprentice in 2012, at the time he gave us the confidence to run our apprentice program and we recruited and trained 8 chefs in 2014 and continue today, Aaron has worked with the company since then. Durning Aaron's apprenticeship he explored The Bar & Grill kitchen AS well as James St South where he then stayed and trained under former head chef Dave Gilmore. Aaron was later appointed head chef at Hadskis, where he learned a lot and got a good grounding in running a kitchen. This year we opened a new restaurant in Belfast's cathedral quarter 'Waterman Restaurant' where we appointed Aaron as the head chef. Aaron is an asset to our company and a talented chef oozing with enthusiasm for the hospitality industry.