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F.E.E.D. Food. Explore. Educate. Demonstrate.

GMIT’s F.E.E.D. event returns to the Connemara Mussel Festival and continues to showcase the amazing range of Irish produce we have on this wonderful island of Ireland.

All the Food events are held in the Festival Marquee and (apart from the children’s workshops) are FREE to attend.

Festival Ambassador – Máirin Uí Chomain

Máirin Uí Chomáin is a Connemara native and author of Irish Mussel Cuisine, Irish Oyster Cuisine and Celebrating Irish Salmon. Former chair of the Irish Food Writers’ Guild and presenter of her own food show on RTE TV, Máirin has been involved with the festival since the beginning and will again be our head judge.

 

Children’s Cooking Workshops – Where’s Dory?

With GMIT Lecturers Jacinta Dalton and Maria Conboy
Date: Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th April
Time: 11am (Sat), 12pm (Sun)
Venue: Festival Marquee
Fully Booked

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Ready Steady Cook

With Jonathan Keane and Philippe Farineau
Date: Saturday 29th April
Time: 1pm
Venue: Festival Marquee
Free Event

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Apprentice turns Master!

Junior Masterchef Competition
Date: Saturday 29th April
Time: 2.30pm
Venue: Festival Marquee
Free Event

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Food Fight!

Amateur Chef Competition
Date: Saturday 29th April
Time: 3.30pm
Venue: Festival Marquee
Free Event

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Contemporary Irish Cuisine

With Enda McEvoy and Shane Sheedy
Date: Sunday 29th April
Time: 1.30pm
Venue: Festival Marquee
Free Event

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King of the Fish

With Joe Flaherty
Date: Sunday 29th April
Time: 2.30pm
Venue: Festival Marquee
Free Event

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Connemara Mussel Festival Bake Off

Date: Sunday 29th April
Time: 3.30pm
Venue: Festival Marquee
Free Event

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Ireland’s First Food – The Native Oyster

With JP McMahon
Date: Sunday 29th April
Time: 4pm
Venue: Festival Marquee
Free Event

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