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Kai Restaurant cracks Bord Bia ‘Eggs for Anytime’ chef competition

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Kai Restaurant’s pork ramen with Bord Bia quality assured eggs has been announced as the winning dish in the ‘Eggs for Anytime’ chef competition. The competition, run by Bord Bia and the Irish Egg Association, invited chefs from around the country to embrace the culinary versatility of eggs and create an eggciting recipe with Bord Bia quality assured eggs that would feature on their restaurant menu, separate to breakfast and brunch.

Chef Network named as the official training body for Ireland

Chef Network is now recognised as an official training body for Ireland’s chefs.

Commis chef apprenticeship available

GRETB Training Centre has launched a new commis chef apprenticeship programme which is the starting point for a career as a professional chef. It is a formal structured two year education and training programme incorporating periods of off-the-job knowledge and skills development in a college or centre and work-based knowledge and skills development in an approved hotel or restaurant kitchen.

Builin Blasta - A treat for the senses..

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Builin Blasta has all the best ingredients for a great meal experience. Based in the Ceardlann Craft village across from Spiddal Beach in Connemara the cafe serves up wholesome, tasty comfort food in a relaxed and friendly way. The café is inspired by its seaside landscape, by the kitchen garden that grows herbs, edible flowers and berries for its summer menu and by the famous Irish welcome that Canadian born (but Irish at heart) chef/owner Heather Flaherty has grown to know and love.

A chef’s perspective on the recent boiled water notice

Following an announcement from the health service executive on Friday night, the life of a chef in Mayo has become a little more complicated. The preparation of all sauces and soups are not affected as a temperature of over 100c kills the presence of Cryptosporidium parasite in the water. All foods have to be washed in cooled boiled water, which means, all herbs, lettuce, fruits and salads!

Italian dinner party ideas

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If you have a chef question that you would like an answer to, no matter how trivial, please e-mail me on [email protected] and I will endeavour to help you. This week, I have a query from Bernie. She is looking for a few easy Italian recipes for a dinner party that she is planning shortly.

Lunchtime at the Maldron Hotel

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The Maldron Hotel occupies an imposing three storey redbrick building, set back from the busy road that feeds into the city on the Carrowmoneash roundabout. It is a short distance from here to the pretty village of Oranmore with its variety of bars, restaurants and shops. It enjoys all the peace and quiet of the countryside and is still just a 10km drive from the hustle and bustle of Galway.

GMIT student makes final fifteen in Student Chef of the Year

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Tommy Fay of Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology was among the finalists at this year's Knorr Student Chef of the Year.

Celebrity chef Derry Clarke swaps his chef’s jacket for lycra as he takes on Westport Gran Fondo for Pieta House

Westport Gran Fondo is the latest cycle challenge to hit the headlines for the picturesque town in Mayo. This one day cycling event is the first of its kind in the Republic of Ireland and Westport Gran Fondo aims to become one of the largest cycle events in the country, mixing people's love of cycling with the amazing social aspect of the beautiful town of Westport. Gran Fondo means many things to many people but loosely translated, it means everything from “great foundation”, “great distance” or “great endurance”. It can be a full-on race, or just a ride and this is what makes it different.

A passion for flavour at the Connemara Sands

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Fresh, local, organic, produce and a focus on flavour are the twin passions of executive head chef at the Connemara Sands, Reece Grehan. Since starting at the hotel earlier this year, he has moved the menu away from the fiddly foams and tiny portions of molecular gastronomy, and back to basics. 


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