Stefan Matz

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Stefan Matz
Born Germany
Nationality German
Occupation Head Chef
Employer Ashford Castle
Known for Michelin star with Erriseask House

Stefan Matz is a German head chef Delphi Adventure Resort Previously of Ashford Castle and The g Hotel. He was, together with his brother, owner of the Michelin starred restaurant and hotel Erriseask House in Ballyconneely in County Galway, Ireland.[1][2][3]

Matz did his training in Germany and Switzerland, working amongst others in Restaurant Chesery in Gstaad.[4] From 1989 to 2001 he was co-owner and head chef of Erriseask House. He left to work in Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links in Dublin.[5] In 2003 he left the big city and joined the kitchen brigade of Asford Castle in Cong, County Galway.[6]


Erriseask House
Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links
  • Three AA Rosettes[11]
Ashford Castle
  • Chef of the Year 2007 - Georgina Campbell's Ireland Guide[12]
  • Best Chef 2010 - 2010 Ireland Good Eating Guide[13]


  • According to Georgina Campbell's Ireland Guide, Matz is a modest but highly skilled chef.[14]