Fingal hotel in running for the Great Carvery of the Year
The Great Carvery of the Year competition has reached one of its most exciting and anticipated points with the reveal of this year's shortlist of Ireland's top carvery venues.
Local hotel, the Radisson Blu Hotel at Dublin Airport is in the running to be named Leinster's Great Carvery Pub in 2016.
It is up against the Red Cow Inn located on Naas Road, The 51 Bar located on Haddington Road and the Beaumont House in Beaumont, which was named as Leinster's Great Carvery Pub in 2016.
Leinster's final three hotels and three pubs will all have a chance at becoming one of its provincial winners as will as the chance to be named as Ireland's Great Carvery Pub or Great Carvery Hotel of the Year for 2017.
Now in its eighth year, the nationwide I'm looking forward to seeing which of these great establishments come out on top. The Great Carvery of the Year competition is firmly established as the premier carvery competition on Ireland and Northern Ireland's culinary calendar.
Over the coming weeks, the finalists will receive a visit from the team of mystery diners to find out who serves the best carvery in the chosen pubs and hotels in each region. From there, the provincial winners and Great Carvery Hotel of the Year and Great Carvery Pub of the Year will be revealed.
Mark McCarthy, Business Development Chef at Unilever Food Solutions said: 'The standard of entry to the competition was very high this year, but all the hotels and pubs on the shortlist have proven themselves to be the country's finest carveries of an exceptionally high quality.'