Since opening in September 2015, Marqette has be providing airport passengers with a real fresh food offering, cooked by a team of professional chefs and served by a friendly, committed and a well-trained front of house team to bring you high quality, taste and experience. Marqette received a highly commended rating at the Airport Food & Beverage (FAB) Awards which makes Marqette No 2 in the world.

Marqette, was delighted to win “Airport Food Hall of the Year” in 2017 at The Moodie Davitt Airport Food & Beverage (FAB) Conference & Awards which took place at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, Canada. The shortlist was drawn from almost 250 entries, representing all sectors of the burgeoning airport food & beverage sector. The awards recognise and reward best practice in the sector and Marqette was shortlisted in three categories; “Airport Food Hall of the Year,” “Airport Bar of the Year,” “Airport Food on the Go.” Marqette was announced as the overall winner of the prestigious “Airport Food Hall of the Year”. Following on from Marqette’s phenomenal success in 2017 Marqette has now gone on to win a further award, winning Food Hall of the Year Worldwide 2018 for the second year in a row! These awards now confirm Marqette as the leading force in the airport food and beverage market worldwide today.

Airport dining is a highly competitive industry and the team at Marqette has a strong passion to deliver the best in all aspects of food preparation and presentation with a special focus on service delivery. Food provenence and authenticity were top of agenda for Wright as he sought to deliver Irish culinary delights with exceptional customer service to airport passengers. The on-site bakery making fresh bread and pastries, street food, crepes and omelettes cooked via a converted 1960’s Citroen Van aptly named “The Hatch” and a range of signature takeaway “Food on the Fly” products, are all unique features of this market inspired unit.

The real key to the success of the brand is the management team’s devotion to constant evolution and development, using products that are real, authentic and bursting with honest-to-goodness quality. The success of winning this award is due to the richness of Marqette’s produce, the strength of their story and the passion of the people behind Marqette. Marqette is a wonderful ambassador for Irish food in airports, and the team are certain that they will remain key players in maintaining Ireland’s enviable reputation on an international stage.



The kitchen team, led by Executive Head Chef Peter Brennan, strive daily to maintain consistency, whilst at the same time always looking to improve their food offering. Marqette is setting the bar high for restaurants and food chains in other airports worldwide proving that freshly prepared food is a key reason customers visit Marqette time and time again. There is an opportunity to experience its very finest fare – from hand-made chocolate brownies, croissants, artisan breads from the in-house bakery to local jams, meats, omelettes, frittata and that’s just for starters! On a daily basis our chefs demonstrate their cooking skills live from The Hatch in Marqette and if you need any cooking tips they are on hand to assist you. Accompanying the unique and dramatic interior, the bar area offers comfortable and stylish surroundings in which to catch the latest news or sports scores whether enjoying a craft beer or barista coffee.


For the team of Marqette, passion for food runs deep and for those who visit and dine, enjoying and tasting food in Marqette is pure indulgence. With a strong commitment to providing customers with an authentically local and sustainable dining, Peter looks forward to building strong lasting relationships with regional farmers, artisans and suppliers, to make the Marqette brand a market leader. This is the first food hall of its type in Irish Airports to target food lovers around the globe to exclusively assist and deliver to them a true authentic Irish food experience based on the brand standard and philosophy.


For further Press Information contact Caroline Geraghty, Marketing and Communications Manager, Marqette on 0860444310 or email

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