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Like most of the best ideas, the notion by Orla Fox and friends, to create a beautifully written and illustrated book of locally-sourced recipes came over a dinner party. This weekend, the proprietor of the charming Fox’s of Kinvara will hold a gathering to mark the first birthday of the establishment, and to launch the book which highlights the gorgeous food on offer there.
It is shaping up to be a great year for Irish hospitality, and with accommodation bookings well up everywhere and eating out for breakfast and brunch now hugely popular — especially in cities — the quality of the Irish breakfast is playing a new part in showcasing the stellar standards of our food and hospitality industries.
MayoNorth.ie and Ballina Chamber are hosting a food tourism seminar in the Great National Hotel Ballina, on Tuesday March 28 at 9.30am, and are inviting all types of food businesses in Mayo and west Sligo to attend. The seminar and networking event, proudly supported by Michael Carr Foods, Ballina Chamber, Bunzl McLaughlin and the Great National Hotel Ballina is part of a drive to highlight and develop the food offering locally, and to emphasise the significant value to the hospitality and food industries of food tourism, and the importance of using local ingredients to convey a sense of “place on a plate”, by offering fresh, locally sourced, seasonal food. Recent research conducted on behalf of Failte Ireland showed that holidaymakers in Ireland spend close to €2 billion annually on food and drink during their stay.
A group of restaurants in north Mayo has come together to promote the food offering within the region, highlight the use of local ingredients, and showcase their relationships with artisan producers from the west of Ireland.