Each week we will be interviewing and introducing to you one of our team members at the Elephant. Getting the low down on their favourite places to visit, words of advice and even their secret talents.

This week we’ve caught up with the head chef of The Elephant.



Barry McKee



Company Role:

Head Chef of the Elephant

Describe yourself in three words:

Hardworking, passionate and a little bit sarcastic at times.

Are you from around here?

No, I’m from a small town outside of Belfast called Holywood.

What do you like best about working at Mission mars?

The people and the amazing opportunities the company offer to enhance your personal development.

What do you enjoy doing most when you’re not working?

 I’ve been partial to an occasional drink or two

If you could choose three people to have dinner with who would it be?

My grandad, Massimo Bottura and Connor McGregor.

Where’s your favourite place to visit? 

Barcelona, what’s not to love, food, drinks and sun!

What’s your secret talent that nobody knows about?

I am known to do a bit of Irish dancing now and then. (We can’t wait to see that at the Christmas party!)

What’s the best advice you have ever heard?

Love what you do and you’ll never work another day in your life.


Well there you have it. The low down on our head chef Barry!