Good year for Charlie Chawke
The pub employs 61 bar and restaurant staff together with five office staff (including executive directors) and the total wages and salaries bill came to over €1.6 million in 2015 of which the executive directors Charles and Bernice Chawke took €54,118 by way of salary.
Another of his pubs, the Goat Grill in South Dublin, also achieved a 7% rise in accumulated profits to €1.75 million in the year to 31st March 2015 from €1.64 million the previous year, according to an abridged financial statement lodged with the Companies Office by Charjon Investments, the company that operates the Goat Grill. €1.2 million was spent on wages and salaries for the pub’s 48 staff (including the executive directors) of which the two directors Charlie and Bernice took €253,577.
Accounts for Alazwar, the company that operates the Oval bar in Dublin city centre’s Middle Abbey Street, indicate that it enjoyed a 15% rise in accumulated profits to €859,442 in the year to 31st July 2015. This pub, of which Charlie Chawke is co-director with Eddie Bohan, employs (including the directors) seven bar staff and four kitchen staff and spent €287,729 on wages and salaries, slightly down from the previous year.
Altogether the three pubs brought in a rise in accumulated profits of over €423,000.