Traditional Food Skills for Tomorrow

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Event Date:  9:30am, 15th November 2017

Location:  Rotunda Room (Ground Floor) in City Hall, Dame Street, Dublin 2, Ireland

Ticket Price: €10


Booking Closed

The TASTE Council of Ireland and LEO Dublin City

This Dublin Food Chain event is being led by LEO Dublin City in partnership with The Taste Council of Ireland and will be held in City Hall, The Rotunda Room (Ground Floor), Dame Street, Dublin 2.
The TASTE Council of Ireland is a voluntary representative group of the smaller food business sector
made up largely of local, artisan and speciality food producers and formally established in October


About this Event

Ireland has enjoyed a rebirth of interest in traditional food skills over the last decade. In many cases, food skills used by our forefathers have been taken up by a new wave of producers and revived to create products that have been highly successful.

This seminar will explore Ireland’s legacy of traditional food skills and how these can
have a role in modern-day innovation.


Meet the Makers

The event will also include an opportunity to meet with artisan producers who are
using traditional skills to create their products. These producers will showcase their


Who Should Attend

This event will inspire any food stakeholder from the following sectors, food producers,
foodservice operators and those with an interest in Ireland’s food heritage.



  • 09.30 – 10.00 Registration/networking
  • 10.00 – 10.05 Opening. James Burke DFC Network Manager
  • 10.05 – 10.10 Welcome. LEO Dublin City, Dave Connolly
  • 10.10 – 10.30 Setting the Scene. Kevin Sheridan, Chairman, TASTE Council
  • 10.30 – 11.15 Panel Discussion 1: A look at traditional Irish food skills
  • 11.15 – 12.00 Panel Discussion 2: How we can use some of these traditional skills to innovate
  • 12.00 -  13.00 Food showcase open floor. Meet / greet / taste / learn.



Rotunda Room (Ground Floor) in City Hall, Dame Street, Dublin 2.


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Dublin Food Chain is a collaborative initiative of Local Enterprise Offices in the Dublin area. The Dublin Food Chain is part of an ongoing effort to harness the power of the 'collective', in order to ensure that Co. Dublin's unique food heritage benefits from the attention it deserves.

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