Munster Rugby Partner Up With Master Chefs And Copia Green
18th June 2021 By The Editor
Multi award-winning contract and event caterers, Master Chefs and their Castletroy-based health-focused cafe & restaurant, Copia Green, have been confirmed as Official Catering Partner and Official Restaurant Partner to Munster Rugby.
The sponsorship agreement will see Master Chefs and Copia Green work closely with Munster Rugby’s Lead Performance Nutritionist to provide high-quality nourishment to the entire Munster Rugby First Team squad & Team Management with tailored meals and snacks each week as part of their training and recovery routines, as well as post-match meals at Thomond Park Stadium.
Master Chefs, who have been Exclusive Catering Partner to Thomond Park Stadium since 2008, are industry leaders in sustainable practice and committed to championing local produce, while their nutrition-focused cafe & restaurant, Copia Green, currently holds the title of YesChef All Island ‘Cafe of the Year’ – making both a strong strategic fit for Munster Rugby.
Reacting to the sponsorship agreement, Pat O’Sullivan, CEO of Master Chefs & Copia Green said: “This partnership is a natural fit for us given our long-standing relationship with Thomond Park Stadium along with our well-established reputation for quality & innovation, ensuring the Munster Players are fuelled with the required nutrients obtained from locally sourced natural ingredients to sustain high performance.”
Commenting on behalf of Munster Rugby, Dave Kavanagh (Head of Commercial & Marketing) said: “We are delighted to expand and enhance Munster Rugby’s relationship with Master Chefs into the all-important area of meals and catering to the team and backroom staff. Good food and quality ingredients are a key part of athletic performance and we know that Master Chefs will deliver consistently in that respect.”
Master Chefs Contact Details
T: +353 (061) 411 522
Copia Green Contact Details
T: +353 (061) 423 901
About Master Chefs
For over three decades Master Chefs has been setting standards within the food industry. Over that time we have evolved from being a conventional event catering operation into a more diverse and ambitious business, garnering multiple awards along the way.
An independently owned Irish business, we are industry leaders in sustainable practice, fully committed to our goal of becoming a zero waste enterprise as we continue to champion local producers.
Our umbrella is a broad one. We are producers, caterers and restaurateurs in our own right, with a number of award-winning eateries including Copia Green – an innovative sustainable and nutrition-focused café – within our growing portfolio.
Master Chefs were named ‘Ireland’s Event Caterer’ for their work at Galway Seafest at the 2018 Gold Medal Awards and winner of ‘Best Catering Job’ for their work at Thomond Park Stadium at the 2018 National Hospitality Awards. More recently, Master Chefs’ sustainable and nutrition-focused cafe & restaurant in Limerick, Copia Green, was awarded the title of All Island ‘Cafe of the Year’ at the 2020 YesChef Awards.