Meet Anthony – Our Executive Head Chef

A Finn Chef

Anthony Finn joined team Shandon a short time after the official opening.  He has created an excellent team of driven, motivated and creative Chef’s who are passionate about creating food that you will come back for time and time again.  Anthony’s first project was to create a breakfast offering that guests will ‘rave about’, he believes that Breakfast is the most important dining experience for guests because it is usually their ‘farewell’ meal.  He introduced premium quality, locally sourced food and added various little touches that demonstrate his eagerness to impress.  Our guests favourites are the freshly made fruit smoothies, the homemade muesli and for those who are conscious about their health, our ‘detox water’ has hit the spot!

Having just hosted our first wedding, we were thrilled when the wedding party gave the hotel a standing ovation for the presentation and taste of the food provided.  Many guests remarked that the food was ‘high end restaurant quality’, despite the huge numbers we were catering for.


Where has Anthony Finn been?

Oct 96 graduated from the Conrad school of excellence , butlers wharf chef school London.

97 -2000 Chef de partie . The Carlton Club London

2000 -2001 Sous Chef , The Calls Grill Leeds , awarded the bib gourmand in the Michelin guide

2001-2003 Sous Chef -the Stephen’s Green Club Dublin

2003-2005 Head Chef – 4 star Radisson Roe Park, limavady . AA Rosette Awarded

2007 -2011 Executive Head Chef 4 star Wellington Park hotel Belfast

2011-2016 Executive Head Chef -4 star Holiday Inn(Clayton hotel) Belfast.


Finalist in the institute of hospitality NI , large hotel chef of the year


Anthony is currently working on new menus for bar, terrace and restaurant, for more information, feel free to contact us.

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