Vote For Tralee In The Foodie Destinations 2019 Competition

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Representatives from hotels and restaurants in town hoping people will vote for Tralee in the Foodie Destination 2019.

VOTING has opened in the Foodie Destinations 2019 Awards and Tralee is one of the nine finalists vying for the title.

Members of the public can vote for their favourite 2019 finalist at from Wednesday, July 24 until Thursday, August 20.  The winner of Foodie Destinations 2019 will be announced at the end of August.

Foodie Destinations, is an initiative run by the Restaurants Association of Ireland, that aims to find the ultimate foodie destination in Ireland. It celebrates Ireland’s unique and wonderful food offerings and encourages local food tourism initiatives across the country.

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Ken Tobin of Tralee Chamber Alliance said; “We submitted a very detailed application off the back of this year’s successful Food Festival, in recognition of the bustling mix of food on offer in the Hotels and Restaurants around Tralee. We genuinely are both surprised and excited with the fact that we have made the final list of towns.”

“Within the next few weeks the Judges will visit the town to carry out an audit. Even making the shortlist is incredible, but if we won it would be a major coup for Tralee to help promote the town nationally and will bring more business into our town”.

CEO of the Restaurants Association, Adrian Cummins said “We are delighted to have such a broad range of entries for Foodie Destinations 2019. Ireland has a diverse food landscape and we can’t wait to see the unique contributions that the Foodie Destinations 2019 Finalists are making.”

The 2019 Finalists are:

– Mid & East Antrim Borough

– Taste Causeway/Causeway Coast and Glens Borough

– Cavan

– The Food Coast Donegal

– Galway

– Monaghan & Glaslough

– Waterford

– Donegal Town

– Tralee

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