JP McMahon is a restaurateur, chef and educator. He has three popular restaurants under the brand Eat Galway – Aniar Restaurant, Cava Bodega and Eat Gastropub. Aniar translates as ‘from the west’ and it’s unique philosophy gained a Michelin Star in 2012. As Culinary Director, JP manages all aspects of the food side of the business. He chefs, teaches, and promotes the restaurants through traditional and social media outlets. He travels nationally and internationally giving demonstrations and lectures.
JP holds a degree in Art History and English and often gives talks on Food in Art History. He lives in Galway with his wife and business partner Drigin and his two children, 5 year old Heather and 2 year old Martha.