Three culinary experts who attended the international chefs’ symposium, Food on the Edge 2016, tell us about their key takeaways from the conference. We hear from Gill Carroll, owner of 37 West Cafe and restaurant 56 Central and Cathal McBride, writer of the culinary blog A Glass of Red Wine. The third speaker, Mairin Ui Chomain, also describe her remarkable career in food, as a teacher, author, and TV and radio presenter. Read More
John Liston, an organic dairy farmer based in Co. Limerick in Ireland, is part of the 10-strong group of organic farmers who set-up The Little Milk Co to establish a route to market and to add value to their organic milk. These ten farmers supply milk to selected artisan cheese makers who then turn the milk into delicious cheeses. Read More
We hear again from Jp McMahon, Galway-based restaurateur, food activist and food entrepreneur. Jp describes his idea and Kick Starter campaign for FARMER, a fast food franchise that would be both healthy and sustainable. He discusses the myriad benefits of having sustainability at the core of your food or drink business. And he shows how, in order to challenge anything, you need to engage with that thing. Read More
Food entrepreneur (restaurateur, author, columnist, cookery school founder, fast food franchise founder aspirant) JP McMahon talks about his three restaurants in Galway, a city with a vibrant food and drink scene. JP also gives an engrossing behind the scenes look at how, along with his wife and business partner Drigin, he puts together Food on the Edge, one of the buzziest food conferences out there right now.