Taste Kerry Event Is A Must For People In Food Industry

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Chefs Martin Bealin, Eddie Attwell and Tom Flavin who will appear at the Taste Kerry event later this month at the ITT.

TASTE Kerry’s Annual Food Showcase will see the launch of the Kerry Seafood Resource pack, an in-depth exploration of Kerry’s Fishing Industry and its communities, a valuable resource developed for the hospitality and tourism industry.

The one-day TasteKerry Food Showcase will be held at IT Tralee on April 26, 9.00 am – 3.00 pm.

In addition to the launch of the Seafood Resource pack, this industry-specific event will include Take3Chefs, featuring demonstrations, discussions and talks from guest chefs: Tom Flavin, Martin Bealin and Eddie Atwell.

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There will also be a series of local food talks from key industry professionals including Mark Murphy-Dingle Cookery School, Olivia Duff Of the Boyne Valley Food Series, Avril Allshire-Howe from Roscarbery Foods, Colm Healy in Skelligs Chocolates, BIM and Patricia O’Sullivan from Taste Limerick.

Take3Chefs will provide an opportunity to meet these celebrated chefs during an informal and relaxed day, as well as the chance to cross spatulas and socialise with approximately one hundred local chefs and other leading figures belonging to the seafood industry.

Invited stakeholders, including Kerry County Council, Kerry LEO, Enterprise Ireland, BIM and FLAG SW will also be in attendance.

Tom Flavin has been Executive Chef at Limerick’s Strand Hotel since 2007 and is a member of the Limerick Food Strategy group.

Martin Bealin runs the celebrated Global Village restaurant and was a driving force behind the Dingle Food Festival.

Eddie Atwell is head chef at St Kyran’s Hotel, Virginia. His belief and advocacy of Irish produce was a feature of his success on Great British Menu.

TasteKerry is a marketing group for the artisan food and drink producers of Kerry. For further information on the Showcase event and Seafood Resource pack please contact David Scott 086 1928154, davidjscott86@gmail.com.

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