Kevin Dundon studied at Dublin College of Catering. After graduating in 1986, he spent time working in Switzerland and Canada, as well as a stint onboard a cruise ship. He has cooked for many well-known people during his career including Her Majesty the Queen, the former US president George W Bush and U2's Bono. In 1994, Kevin was head-hunted back to Ireland to take up the role of executive head chef of the Shelbourne hotel in Dublin.
Kevin is now the chef/proprietor of Dunbrody Country House Hotel and Restaurant in County Wexford, Ireland, where he also runs a cookery school.