John Whyte is head chef at the Armagh City Hotel and has been in the head chef position for 12 years. Before taking on this position he worked in Hastings Europa Hotel for 10 years. Over the years he has helped Armagh become a destination for food and leisure.
John’s menus incorporate locally sourced food, cooked simply to a high standard, showcasing what is best of Armagh and Northern Ireland. He believes passionately in highlighting the best produce from County Armagh and Northern Ireland. He has also steered the hotel to achieve Taste of Ulster recognition for over 8 years.
He is an active member of The Food Heartland Forum and seeks to promote local artisan suppliers and their produce. He promotes great food ingredients not only to local customers but also to international guests. John believes this can only be beneficial for the future prosperity of County Armagh and its population.