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  • Evan O'Ceallaigh; "most chefs don't have a good understanding of classic cooking" An Irish chef in Paris. I was asked to write a piece for Chef Network Ireland about my experiences of moving to France. Well Im not going to talk ...

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  • FOTE2016: 10 Things to Take Away This years Food on the Edge was a great success with over 600 people attending the two-day event. Chefs from all around the world came to Galway to debate and discuss the future of food. Many talks were very ...

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  • Celebrate Irish Cuisine this National Heritage Week

    National Heritage Week 2017 recognizes and honors the Nature and People of Ireland. Food is an essential part of Irish heritage – especially for Chef Network members - so we’ve compiled a list of Heritage Week events that celebrate one of the many great aspects of Irish life – the food!

    Join Sharon Noonan, presenter of the Best Possible Taste radio show and podcast, on a food tour of her hometown, Newcastle. Or, head to Connemara for another Tour of Food.

    Other excursions include Community Food and Farming with Derrybeg Farm, Foraging with the Kildare Library or explore with the Roscommon Historical and Archaeological society

    These are just a few of the many events planned across the country this week - and that’s not all. There’s even more food-themed fun happening across the country through the weekend at the Flood Fleadh Ballina and Taste of Donegal Festivals.

    Head down to Donegal for the county’s annual food festival Taste of Donegal, complete with many demonstrations that will continue to inspire even after the festival ends.

    Find details about these and even more events by visiting the Heritage Week site, and stay updated on Chef Network for more updates - and have a great weekend!

  • Ask Your Question, Share Your Story

    Join us at #KitchenCulture on Monday, July 3rd, to hear the answers to these questions - and provide your own!

     - How can we improve the culture and conditions in kitchens and in the food industry?
     - How should we attract new chefs?
     - How do we nurture talent? How should we train beginning chefs?
     - What are some practical steps that every chef can take to make the industry better?
     - How can chefs work together to inspire positive change?


    Join a panel of professional chefs including JP McMahon, Danni Barry, Darina Brennan, and Mark Anderson to discuss these questions, or

    SUBMIT YOUR QUESTION - whether you will be there or not, we want to know what questions you would like to hear answered.
    SHARE YOUR STORY of an action or moment that had a positive impact on your career or that other chefs could learn from or be inspired by.

     Share your questions, comments, stories by posting replies to this discussion.

    If you're coming to the event, let us know if you'd like to share your thoughts in person! (Time for comments/questions will be strictly limited and we won't be able to fit everything in, but we'll do our best).

    BE PART OF THE CONVERSATION - Help Make your Industry better

    If you haven't RSVP'd to #KitchenCulture yet, RSVP today to reserve your spot, comment below, and we'll see you there!