May 15, 2011
Richard Corrigan was born in Dublin and brought up on a 25-acre farm in the Irish midlands. At age 17 Richard left Ireland and spent four years cooking in the Netherlands before becoming head chef of Mulligan's in Mayfair. He won his first Michelin star at Stephen Bull's Fulham Road restaurant in 1994, before launching the acclaimed Michelin-starred Lindsay House in London's Soho in 1997. In 2006, Richard took over the reins at the well-established London fish restaurant, Bentley's, opening a second Bentley's in Dublin in 2008. Richard has catered for numerous prestigious events, including lunch at 10 Downing Street for Tony Blair and the King and Queen of Jordan. He has appeared in several UK television cookery programmes and hosts the Irish TV series Corrigan Knows Food.