Ross Golden-Bannon

publishing director – editor – food entrepreneur

Ross Golden-Bannon is a leading figure in the publishing and food world. He is the co-founder of The Guerrilla Gourmet Club with Robert Lee-Mulcahy; the founding partner and editor-in-chief of the magazine ‘FEAST – a Dinner Journal’ with Donal Skehan; and a renowned project director of major publishing works. 

If you would like a quote for a project please email: Lucy Carmichael or call Ross Golden-Bannon on 086 60 50 777.


Ross Golden-Bannon was born in Dublin in 1967 and was educated in Dublin, London and Angers. He has a BA in politics, economics and French. He worked for New Labour in the House of Commons until September 2000. In December 1999 he was accepted onto the list of Parliamentary Candidates for the British General Election 2001. He withdrew his name in September 2000 to return to Ireland to pursue a career in the private sector.

He combined a commercial role at The Sunday Business Post with his weekly restaurant column. In 2004 he co-founded Bannon & Bannon PR which later evolved into RGB Consulting, specialising in development issues. His consulting firm merged with Grayling Global in 2008. He was restaurant critic for The Sunday Business Post from October 2000 to February 2014 and editor of FOOD&WINE Magazine from May 2008 to July 2013.

He is the author of the ebook ‘How to Write About Food’ and was elected to membership of the Irish Food Writers’ Guild in 2006. He is a board member of Marriage Equality.

Ross Golden-Bannon. Picture courtesy of Harry Weir.