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Sustainability conscious Nomad Café opens at Dublin Airport


Dublin Airport has a new airside F&B outlet following the opening of the Nomad Café in Terminal 1.

Nomad is said to be a “flexitarian café” that focuses on offering healthy, clean and wholesome food.

Nomad executive chef, Jack O’Keeffe, said: “We have created an exciting menu where every layer and ingredient are consciously chosen for the overall purpose of delivering healthy, nutritious and tasty food.

“In our menu you will find an array of plant-based dishes whilst we also offer a selection of high quality locally sourced meats and fish.

“All our dishes are fully nutritionally analysed and the supporting nutritional information is available on our App, QR and tablet systems. Nomad Café looks forward to showcasing the joy of exciting healthy eating at Dublin Airport.”

Nomad Café will also serve their speciality coffee range, Roasted Notes, The AA grade coffee beans are imported directly into Ireland from the De Oliveria family run farm in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

The coffee beans are Rainforest alliance certified and UTZ certified, and the beans are roasted locally in Dublin to Nomad’s specification.

Sustainability is important to the airport, which notes that there are no single use plastic items in the Nomad Café service and all takeaway packaging is compostable.

Vincent Harrison, managing director of Dublin Airport, said: “Our aim is to provide a fully-inclusive offering that is well balanced and caters to everyone using the best seasonal and local produce available.

“The introduction of Nomad to Dublin Airport’s food and beverage résumé will greatly contribute to the overall transformation of the passenger experience.”

Michael Gleeson, chief executive of KSG which opened the new outlet in partnership with Dublin Airport, noted: “We are delighted to partner with Dublin Airport on launching this innovative healthy eating café in Dublin Airport and we believe Nomad Cafe will develop a strong connection with passengers in 2022 and beyond”.

The new Nomad Café is located Airside in the Terminal 1 hub area, just past The Loop shopping outlet and adjacent to the Street Kitchen café.

Almost 7.3 million passengers have travelled through Dublin Airport in the first 11 months of this year, representing -76% decrease when compared to pre COVID levels, and an increase of 2% when compared to 2020.


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