January 27 In the Press

The Emerson's Foundation, through the NISA MADL Fund, hands over a cheque for £1,000 to the Air Ambulance for Northern Ireland Fund.

Emerson’s Foundation hands over £1,000 donation for Air Ambulance NI

The Emerson’s Foundation in Armagh aims to help transform local communities by giving to charitable causes through its MADL Fund.

Here, members of the Foundation’s committee hand over a cheque for £1,000 and a canvas picture to the family of Lesley Ann McCarragher who died last year after being struck by a car. This donation of £1,000, from our NISA MADL Fund, will hopefully go some way in helping the McCarragher family with their fundraising targets.

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August 19 In the Press Year of Food & Drink 2016

The fire is sparked as The Food Heartlands celebrate Meat Month with Uluru Bar & Grill

It’s Meat Month as part of the NI Food and Drink initiative and the chefs at Uluru Bar & Grill are firing up the Josper Grill to cook you a steak like you’ve never tasted before.

Head Chef Mark McGonigle and the of team chefs are cooking a Cote De Boeuf which will make your mouth water. Situated in The Food Heartlands, this Michelin Recommended restaurant offers customers the perfect dining experience. With only one week to go the Cote De Boeuf is available to order until August 31.

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August 8 In the Press

Emerson’s Foundation funding to be granted for vital community life lines

The Emerson’s Foundation is an organisation set up by Emerson’s Supermarket and Uluru Bar & Grill to help transform the local communities.

The foundation’s committee has announced it is to donate £1,000 to the Air Ambulance Northern Ireland Fund and £150 to buy paediatric pads for the Caledon Village defibrillator. Alessie Magowan from the foundation’s committee said Emerson’s is proud to back two vital lifelines for the community. Here’s the story:

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July 25 In the Press

New chapter for Uluru Bar & Grill as Aussie chef Dean Coppard hits the coast

It’s the end of an era and the start of a new chapter as chef Dean Coppard hands over the baton to Head Chef Mark McGonigle at Uluru Bar & Grill.

For the past 18 months the team have worked their way through a major transition as part of a £2million investment which included the relocation of Uluru Bar & Grill. The team have worked tirelessly to create an Australian neighbourhood style restaurant. But now, it’s time for the chefs to shine as Dean heads off on a new challenge.

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June 28 In the Press Year of Food & Drink 2016

They may be slippery but sprinkle some Aussie authenticity and you’ve got a mighty fine catch

On Saturday, Dean Coppard, the Executive Chef at Uluru Bar & Grill in Armagh, will be cooking eel at the ‘River To Lough Festival’ in Antrim.

‘Lough and Apples’ is an award winning dish jointly created with Sous Chef Adam Ogle. This dish was used as the ‘starter’ as part of Adam’s menu for IFEX 2016 Salon de Culinaire for which he received a bronze medal and placed third in Ireland for Senior Chef of the Year. Here’s the full story:

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March 15 In the Press

Uluru chefs storm IFEX16 bringing home string of awards to Armagh

IFEX is a premier event which showcases all things food and drink and this year’s Salon Culinaire Competition took place with chefs competing from across the region.

Dean Coppard tells our team how his chefs stormed IFEX bringing home a string of accolades to County Armagh. The Head Chef is delighted his team won Junior Chef of the Year, Junior Seafood Chef of the Year, Junior Culinarian Chef, Senior Lamb Chef and Butcher of the Year competitions at IFEX 2016.

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November 23 In the Press

Canapes and cocktails at Uluru before corporate screening of 007 Spectre

Uluru Bar & Grill is a perfect location for corporate functions. It’s ideal location in Armagh’s historic city centre means businesses wishing to host a corporate event at the Marketplace Theatre, or the Omniplex Cinema, can enjoy the funky interior of Uluru.

Donnelly Land Rover, based in Dungannon, recently hosted an evening of canapés and cocktails for customers before hosting a private screening for customers of the 007 blockbuster, Spectre.

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October 6 In the Press

Chef Wayne talks about a great boss and beating the heat of the kitchen

The Alpha Newspaper Group have published a new food and drink supplement this week which features Uluru Bar & Grill chef, Wayne Elliot, who is nominated for Yes Chefs ‘Young Chef of the Year’.

Wayne, who is 21-years-old, speaks out about what it’s like to be a young chef, how to cope with the competition, how important it is to have a good boss as a mentor and how to cope with the heat and pressure of a busy kitchen. The Uluru Bar & Grill chef speaks to Eleanor McGillie. Here’s the full story:

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September 28 In the Press

Sustainable Emerson’s picks up award at the Oscars of the grocery industry

An Independent supermarket which has been serving the local community in County Armagh has won a national award – The Most Sustainable Independent Retailer of the Year.

Emerson’s Supermarket in Armagh has been named the Most Sustainable Independent Retailer and was highly commended for The Wine Store at the Retail Industry Awards in Mayfair, London. Owner Gavin Emerson said this award is testament to the hard work of the whole team. Here’s the full story.

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July 22 In the Press

Ireland gets a taste of Oz as chef Dean Coppard hits prime time TV

With its funky spacious interior, a buzz about its authentic cuisine and its casual, relaxed approach to dining, it’s no wonder Uluru Bar& Grill is getting a lot of attention.

Head chef Dean Coppard has appeared on prime time TV cooking up a storm for all of Ireland to see. Dean, who serves up authentic cuisine with an Australian twist will also appear live on TV3’s The Seven O’clock Show on Monday, August 10 and Tuesday, August 25. He made his debut appearance on Monday.

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May 27 In the Press

New Zealand grape grower tells his story of the ‘next generation’ wine legacy

Uluru Bar & Grill in Armagh recently hosted a wine tasting evening with Brent Marris – the founder of the iconic ‘the Ned’ label who travelled from New Zealand.

Brent Marris is no stranger to Northern Ireland. The famous wine maker says Northern Ireland holds a special place in his heart because of our humour, our connection with our land and the infectious culture which makes him feel at home. Brent has plans to return next year when we are celebrating our year of Food Tourism.

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May 27 In the Press

Emerson's Supermarket in Armagh has been serving the district for over 125 years. Now it's the UK's Most Sustainable Independent Retailer of the year

Armagh city centre boosted with Emerson’s refurbishment complete

The new look Emerson’s, Uluru Bar & Grill, The Wine Store and the Post Office have added life and a new buzz to Armagh’s historic city centre.

For two years, the planning and implementation of a £2million refurbishment programme has been strategically rolled out. But with the programme of works well and truly completed, owner Gavin Emerson reflects back on what has been achieved for the local community, and how the city centre has been given a huge boost.

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February 3 In the Press

Uluru tipped in global top 10 list as restaurant marks the end of an era

Strewth! Another honour bestowed on the team at Uluru Bar&Grill in Armagh! They just keep coming and coming.

Northern Ireland’s only Australian restaurant has been tipped in the top 10 places in the world, outside of Australia, to enjoy authentic Australian cuisine. The news, announced by the team at Cheapflights, came as the restaurant closed its doors in preparation for the big move to its new premises in Armagh. Here’s the story!

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January 3 In the Press

The Uluru team strikes while the oven is hot for #OneMoreMonth

Uluru Bar & Grill will be relocating to the new Emersons building in a move which will enhance the dining experience for all.

The team however will continue to serve food until February 1 at its current premises in Market Street for #OneMoreMonth. The date of the new opening will be announced in due course. Uluru has been mentioned in The Michelin Guide 2014/15 and is the only restaurant to be listed in The Good Food Guide 2015 for Co Armagh.

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December 25 The MGMPR Blogger

Nothing gets in the way of a good birthday bash at Uluru – #OneMoreMonth

Dean Coppard, chef at Uluru Bar&Grill used today to make a very special announcement to customers.

The restaurant, which was due to shut its doors at its current location, will now be staying open for one more month before it moves to its new location at Emersons. Dean has written a blog here which he would like to share with customers which explains why the Uluru will remain open for #OneMoreMonth

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