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10 of the Top Food Trends for 2014

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Okay so we are nearing the end of January – just in time to put forward ten of the (many) food trends that we’ll be hearing plenty about in 2014 Free-From Foods – especially gluten-free, which is breaking out of … Continue reading

What Are The Secrets of Success in Food and Hospitality?

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Georgina Campbell (L) of Georgina Campbell Guides and Grace Gallagher, MD of Conor Kenny & Associates at the launch of the new Hospitality Business Development Programme

Having travelled the country for many years seeking out the best of Irish food and hospitality to recommend to readers of our guides, we’re often asked for advice from businesses on how they can make improvements (preferably without spending a … Continue reading

BIM Winkles Out the Brightest and Best of Irelands Young Fishmongers

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BIM Young Fishmonger of the Year Award

BIM, the Seafood Development Agency, came up with a great idea when they decided to BIM Final Young Fishmonger Awards  2013 hold a competition to winkle out the brightest and best of Ireland’s young fishmongers. These innovative awards are designed … Continue reading

Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year 2013

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Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year

With the theme of ‘Food Memories’ and a multi-stage competition culminating in a 5-course pop-up banquet (if there can be such a thing), the finale of the Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year Competition was played out this year in … Continue reading

The Real Cost of Cheap Food?

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As the horsemeat scandal rumbles on and layer upon layer of unsavoury truths continue to be revealed, it must at last be clear to the general public that the real cost of cheap food is a price far too high … Continue reading

Gerry Galvin – A Sad Farewell

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It was with great sadness that we learned of the untimely death of Gerry Galvin – friend, colleague and inspiration for so many years. It’s hard to believe he’s gone, he was a gentlemanly giant of the hospitality world, quietly … Continue reading

Burns Night Special – an Irish ‘haggis’

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William's Winter Warmer

So Burns Night is here at last – we’ve been waiting for it since January 6th, when the Christmas decorations came down. All because we have a strange but useful way of celebrating it around here, where it marks the … Continue reading

10 of the Best Meals of 2012

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We are privileged to experience the best that Ireland has to offer when we eat, stay and shop our way around the country each year, and there are always a few extra special experiences that linger in the memory long … Continue reading

Top 20 Irish Artisan Gift Foods

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Skelligs chocs

Irish artisan foods make great gifts and support small family-run businesses, so how about making up a DIY hamper with your favourites? For ideas, I’ve drawn up a delicous Top 20 selection of my own favourites from around the country … Continue reading

Young Chefs Up For Culinary Revolution?

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Euro toques Young Chef of the Year 2012

Food as theatre took on a different meaning recently, when the Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year 2012 reached its dramatic conclusion at a pop-up event in a mystery location – which turned out to be the Smock Alley Theatre … Continue reading

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