Michelin recommended head chef Kevin O’Regan and craft butcher Eoin O’Mahony of O’Mahony Butchers at the launch of Chapel Steps Restaurant, Bandon Butchery course for adventurous foodies which will be held in the restaurant on Tuesday, 13th May. Pic: Darragh Kane
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Pictured in Kinsale at The 4th All Ireland Chowder Cook Off in Actons Hotel at the weekend were Aimee Hanlon, Dymphna Fitzpatrick, Arunas Jokubauskas, Danny Fitzpatrick, Aidan Digney and Janine Kennaghan from the overall winners Fitzpatrick’s Bar & Restaurant, Dundalk. Pic: John Allen
The Mayor of Cork County, Cllr Noel O’Connor, recently attended Bantry to officially open an Open Day at St Goban’s which was hosted by the VTOS Culinary Skills Group. Prior to the event Jay Collins, Bantry, who is attending the course, made the following comment: “We are delighted that Cork ETB are providing a VTOS Culinary Skills Course in West Cork. The open day is part of our study module
WELL-known West Cork fishing family, the Murphys, who own Murphy’s Irish Seafood are the proud new proprietors of Trawl and Trend, a new seafood restaurant on High Street in Bantry. Trawl and Trend aims to offer the freshest of produce and to present seafood straight from the trawler to table. Originally a daytime cafe and restaurant it became Bantry’s first tapas and wine bar at the weekend and will open
CELEBRATING their fourth year of successful trading, the volunteers at the Sheep’s Head Producers’ Market and Shop (SHPM) on the Sheep’s Head Peninsula continue to take this community project to new heights. Located in Kilcrohane village, the shop and seasonal market provide outlets for artisan food producers, crafts people and artists across the peninsula.
THE Cork Education and Training Board are now providing a Fetac Level 4 Culinary Skills Course at St Goban’s College in Bantry. This is the first time that such a course has been offered in the Bantry region and will provide students with a real option of employment or other training and progression opportunities in the hospitality sector. The course is full time and participants will receive accreditation in the
by Stephen Johnson In a feature titled “Ireland’s Food Scene Surpasses Pub Drinking,” USA Today last week spotlighted the Kenmare Food Carnival. “In a country where one of the biggest sporting events is pub drinking, it can be easy to overlook the eating side of the equation,” writes U.S.-based travel writer Kristin Luna.
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THE Littlefighters Cookbook published in 2013 by Skibbereen student Chloe Kelleher has won an Irish and European title prize in the International Gourmand Cookbook Awards in its category. It now goes forward to the world title event which will take place in Beijing from 19 to 21 May 2014. The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards will take place during the Beijing Cookbook Fair organised with the largest film and
THE much anticipated Tastes And Tales of the Galley is now available for purchase. A collection of hundreds of recipes with a scattering of stories from the hinterland of the Galley Head, this book will provide the ideal stocking filler for Christmas.