Trend, technique, tradition
IN partnership with Musgrave marketplace
FISH & SEAFOOD SKILLS - MASTERCLASS
MakING THE BEST OF FRESH FISH & SEAFOOD
with Chef GAVIN McDONAGH
& FISHMONGER HAL DAWSON
WANT TO BUy the best QUALITY FISH & SEAFOOD, HANDLE & STORE IT PROPERLY TO REDUCE WASTE, AND GET THE BEST RESULTS WHEN COOKING IT WITH CLASSIC PRINCIPLES AND NEWER TECHNIQUES?
THIS MASTERCLASS HAS YOU COVERED
Join Chef Gavin McDonagh, formerly proprietor of Brioche in Ranelagh and currently Development Chef for Dylan McGrath restaurants, along with fishmonger and expert Hal Dawson to explore the traditions, trends and techniques that allow chefs to make the best of the wonderful fish & seafood that Ireland has to offer.
This Masterclass is for professional chefs only and primarily aimed Chef de Partie level upwards.
PRODUCT: Sourcing & Provenance, Seasonality, Sustainability, Species, Quality
PROCESS: Handling, Filleting, portioning, cuts
PRINCIPLES: whole fish cookery/waste reduction, portion control, costing, menu planning cookery principles, Traditional & contemporary techniques
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
The aim of this course is to inspire mid-to-senior level chefs in terms of:
- using different species of fish,
- recognising quality & freshness,
- proper handling,
- essential fish skills,
- avoiding and reducing waste
- designing menus and dishes to make best use of whole ingredients, portion control, properly costing dishes and managing profitability
- using a variety of traditional and modern culinary techniques
- cookery & processing principles for fish,
- inspiration for dish & dish elements and the techniques & skills required to execute them
In addition to running his own training business, Hal also delivers fish handling and filleting courses for fish mongers counters of Musgrave and Dunne Stores supermarkets throughout Ireland.This June, Hal will be awarded the status of Master Fishmonger, the first ever Master Fishmonger on the Island of Ireland.Gavin McDonagh:
Formerly proprietor of Brioche in Ranelagh and currently Development Chef for Dylan McGrath restaurants Gavin McDonagh is best known for his innovative take on Irish food and use of prime, locally sourced produce.
This is a MASTERCLASS and therefore is demonstration-style but with limited numbers to allow for maximum interaction and questions.
Masterclass will run for 3 hours (with a short break in the middle), following by additional Q&A time and a networking event.
Masterclass: 2-5pm, followed by networking.
PLEASE ARRIVE BETWEEN 1.30-1.45pm to register.
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.
TRAINING FEES ARE SUBSIDISED THROUGH THE CHEF NETWORK SKILLNET AND AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS ONLY.
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THIS IS A CHEF NETWORK SKILLNET TRAINING EVENT
The Chef Network Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills
The Trend Technique Tradition Masterclass Series is hosted in partnership with
This masterclass will be hosted in Musgrave MarketPlace ROBINHOOD.
The Robinhood Food Emporium boasts state-of-the-art facilities including a specialist meat counter, with bespoke butchery service, a fresh fish counter and a food theatre, making it the ideal location for this event. You can learn more about Musgrave MarketPlace by visiting www.musgravemarketplace.ie
Chef Network Fish Skills Masterclasses & Hands-on Workshops are presented in association with
Bord Iascaigh Mhara helps to develop the Irish Seafood Industry by providing technical expertise, business support, funding, training and promoting responsible environmental practice.
This includes working in partnership with chefs to develop seafood product knowledge, skills and sales.
You can Learn more about BIM by visiting: BIM.ie