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Galway restaurateur to speak at Toronto hospitality symposium

Jp McMahon of Eat Galway (Eat Gastropub and Aniar Restaurant) has been invited as one of two food ambassadors to speak at the renowned Toronto convention, Terroir 2013, next month. The convention is a hospitality symposium of chefs, food leaders, food writers, food and wine experts, and business leaders.

Sumptuous food on offer at Seasons Restaurant

Seasons Restaurant, Castlebar, is now taking bookings for Communions and confirmations 2012 with menus to suit all budgets and party sizes. Contact John or Mary to discuss your requirements.

Support local food when holidaying or eating out this New Year

Good Food Ireland calls on the Irish public if eating out or holidaying this Christmas to eat in restaurants and stay in hotels that are committed to using Irish food.

Local chef joins the elite

The owner of one of Galway’s newest restaurants in the west of the city has been welcomed to one of the most prestigious culinary organisations.

Things to celebrate about Irish food

It would have been hard to live anywhere in Ireland this past week and not know that the National Ploughing Championships were taking place in Athy, Co Kildare. Several radio stations even moved their entire broadcasting base to Athy for the three days. Going to the ploughing is a bit like going to the oyster festival for many people, ie, the main attraction is no longer the centre of attention. Many people I met there this week had absolutely no intention of looking at any ploughing; most were there for a ‘day out’ with no agenda.

Local food producers to showcase at Agri Show

The Athlone Agri Show committee are delighted to announce a new addition to their line-up this year - the ‘Made in the Midlands’ Food Village. In response to the demand from visitors and local producers to include a foodie element to the popular annual show, the committee are erecting a Food Village to house stalls displaying produce from all over the Midlands and from local eateries. There will also be a wide range of cookery demos covering everything from fast food on a budget to healthy kids’ meals given by local and professional chefs.

Athlone IT student crowned Ireland’s Top Student Chef 2011

Daniel Skukalek of AIT has been crowned the 2011 Knorr Student Chef of the Year at the competition’s final held in Limerick Institute of Technology. Now in its 14th year, the competition recognises outstanding talent from around Ireland’s catering colleges. Previous winners have gone on to work in some of Ireland and Europe’s top restaurants.

Knockranny chef award

Hats were raised in celebration as Mary Ryan from Knockranny House Hotel, Westport was announced the winner of the Euro-toques Young Chef Competition 2010 at a special ceremony in Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud in Dublin this week. Winner Mary Ryan and fellow finalists, showcased their talents by each cooking one dish for a five course lunch in Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud.

Mayo finalist in Baileys Young Chef competition

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A young chef from Mayo has reached the final stages of the 2009 Baileys Euro-Toques Young Chef Competition. Twenty-three-year-old Patrick Powell is one of five finalists in total. He is from Killala and works at Knockranny House Hotel. To get to this stage Patrick had to submit his CV and recipe that took into account current economic climate and environmental trends for a seasonal main course dish for four people, incorporating local and artisan produce at a value-for-money cost. Entrants were then invited to attend a panel interview in Dublin conducted by chefs and founding Euro-toques members John Howard and Gerry Galvin, past winner Neven Maguire and Euro-toques secretary general Ruth Hegarty.

World cuisines now available in Castlebar

The Afro Asian Caribbean Shop, located on Linenhall Street , Castlebar, now stocks a full range of halal meat.

 

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