SEAWEED WORKSHOP – Forage & Masterclass - GALWAY

When:  Jun 26, 2018 from 10:15 AM to 5:30 PM (IE)
Associated with  CHEF NETWORK SKILLNET

SEAWEED WORKSHOP – Forage & Masterclass

WITH JP MCMAHON OF ANIAR RESTAURANT

Learn Seaweed Identification & Harvesting, Culinary Uses, Techniques & Cookery
With Chef JP McMahon, Aniar Restaurant

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Join JP McMahon for a Seaweed walk & forage on the beach before heading back to Aniar restaurant for a talk and identification of the seaweeds gathered, followed by a demo of preservation and cooking techniques as well as seaweed specific recipes. Then experience the different uses of seaweed in complete dishes as part of a 6 course Tasting Menu at Aniar Restaurant.

Number of places for this event will be limited by venue capacity so make sure to book your place early if you wish to attend (Only signed up Chef Network members can attend this event).

As part of this subsidised training, you have the chance to dine at Aniar restaurant at a very reduced price.


*This Masterclass is for professional chefs only. This workshop is aimed primarily at Chef de Partie level upwards.


KEY THEMES/TOPICS/TECHNIQUES:

  • Seaweed varieties, identification, & harvesting
  • Culinary uses of seaweed
  • Techniques for preserving, seasoning with and cooking with seaweed
  • Pickling, Curing, Fermentation

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Identifying varieties and how to properly harvest each
  • Handling, storing and preserving varieties
  • Flavour profile and uses of different varieties
  • Techniques for Pickling & Drying Seaweed
  • Curing & Seasoning with Seaweed
  • Seaweed as an ingredient/Cooking with seaweed

**All participants will receive a printed seaweed handbook, and certificate of participation.


STRUCTURE/BREAKDOWN OF THE WORKSHOP:

 

10.15 am          Meet at Beach
10.30-12.30     Guided Forage for Seaweeds & Sea vegetables

 Bring Wellies or other suitable footwear and a basket for collecting the seaweed. Dress for the weather and seaside conditions!


RETURN TO GALWAY CITY

LUNCH AT OWN COST IN LOCATION OF YOUR CHOICE               

 

1.45pm            Meet up again at Aniar Restaurant


2-3.30pm         Masterclass
– Seaweed Identification, Uses, Techniques, Dishes

3.30-5.30pm    Free Time

Option to visit Tartare (across the road from Aniar) to sample their signature dishes of Oyster and Beef Tartare with matching small glass of white & red wine @ €25pp


5.30pm            6 Course Tasting Menu at Aniar Restaurant (wines/drinks at own cost)



All attendees are required to fill out registration form and sign-in.
You will also be asked to complete a short evaluation sheet after the training.
Both Trainee registration sheets and evaluations are required in order to avail of the subsidised funding. 

TRAINER:

JP MCMAHON:  


PAYMENT & CANCELLATION TERMS:

BOOKING: Online booking is required. Book and pay using the online registration facility. Payment by Debit/Credit card. System will generate a receipt which will be emailed to you. Your place is not reserved until payment is received.
CANCELLATION: Cancellation is required by Thu 21 June in order to receive a full refund. Cancel online or email info@chefnetwork.ie 

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The Fee for the full event is:
Forage, Masterclass & Tasting Menu at Aniar - €95
*(The dinner portion of this event is now fully booked, if you are interested in attending being added to the cancellation list please email info@chefnetwork.ie)
Forage & Masterclass ONLY - €65
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Price does not include drinks, which can be ordered and paid for separately.

UNSUBSIDISED FEE: €188

TRAINING FEES ARE SUBSIDISED THROUGH THE CHEF NETWORK SKILLNET AND AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS ONLY.  
NOT A MEMBER YET? SIGN-UP FREE

REGISTER NOW


THIS IS A CHEF NETWORK SKILLNET TRAINING EVENT

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Location

Aniar Restaurant
Dominick Street
Galway

Pricing Information

Registration Price
All Registrants €0.00
   
Foraging & Masterclass ONLY Price
All Registrants €65.00
   
Foraging, Masterclass & Meal in Aniar Restaurant Price
All Registrants €95.00