Startup Grind Hosts Colm O'Brien (Founder, Carambola Kidz)

Workbench - Bank of Ireland, 125 O'Connell St. Limerick, V94 NC82 Limerick
Thu, Apr 27, 2017, 6:00 PM (IST)

About this event

Colm is founder & MD of Carambola Kidz, Ireland's market leader of bespoke healthy school lunches based at Annacotty, Limerick employing 120 people with annual turnover in excess €7m. His hospitality career highlights include four years as GM at Bewley's flagship Grafton St Café. In 1998 Colm took on the Bewley's franchise in Limerick & after initial success, it ultimately failed. Carambola was founded in 2003 as a result of that failure.  Carambola supplied 27 school lunches on day one and 27,000,000 lunches since. He tells all in his best selling book, Feeding Johnny and in 2016 he founded Colm O'Brien Motivation.



Speaker

  • Colm O'Brien

    Colm O'Brien

    Carambola

    Colm is founder of Carambola Kidz, Ireland's market leader of bespoke healthy school lunches. His career in hospitality began in Clery's of Dublin, later moving on to become GM at Bewley's flagship Grafton St Café. Colm brought Bewley's franchise to Limerick & after initial success, it ultimately failed. However, 13 ago, he founded Carambola Kidz. In 2016 he founded Colm O'Brien Motivation....

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  • When

    Thursday, Apr 27
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (IST)

    Where

    Workbench
    Bank of Ireland, 125 O'Connell St. LimerickV94 NC82

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