As far as food festivals in Ireland go, A Taste of West Cork Food Festival is something quite unique and absolutely astonishing. The largest food festival in Ireland is scheduled to take place between September 7 and 16 at Castle Freke, Castlefreke, West Cork. The Restaurant Association Of Ireland awarded West Cork the honour of being named the No. 1 Foodie Destination in 2017. The festival will showcase what the region has to offer and take culinary challenges to a new level. The inclusion of 6 USA Chefs will increase the popularity of the event no doubt.
The Festival In A Nutshell
A total of 34 guest chefs are expected to make an appearance at the festival as well as 23 guest speakers who will share useful information with the attendees. 30000 Guests are expected to attend the festival which runs over a 10-day period. The festival has events scheduled that will be perfect for families, couples and food lovers around the world. Shaun O’Neale of US Master Chef 2017 fame is set to make an appearance and share his knowledge and experience with those who grace the festival. The festival incorporates 255 events across the region, 41 towns and 8 islands will be the culinary adventure of a lifetime.
Chefs Of Stature
Chefs from all over the world are making their way to the shores of West Cork to put their culinary skills on show and produce dishes that are breathtakingly beautiful and with flavours that will leave you in awe. Local Irish chefs Rachel Allen and Martin Shanahan, as well as Michelin-star chef Derry Clarke, will blow Sherkin Island away with an eclectic mix of foodie delights. Master Chef Ireland 2014 winner will also make an appearance showing why she won the top spot. Hotel and restaurant chefs from as far afield and the United States, Argentina and Italy will be on the show to slice and dice their way to culinary masterpieces.