UK Langoustine Promotion Event
Nov
15
10:00 AM10:00

UK Langoustine Promotion Event

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At this promotional event for chefs, hospitality professionals and the media, Mike will be talking about his work promoting sustainable UK shellfish with the Shellfish Association of Gt Britain and frozen langoustines in particular, which are primarily exported.

The event will also feature Scottish trawler owner Jimmy Buchan who will talk about the catch process and Chefs CJ Jackson from the Seafood School, Cyrus Todiwala OBE DL and Stephane Delourme of Rick Stein’s The Seafood Restaurant, cooking langoustines different ways for a lunchtime buffet tasting.

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Connemara Oyster Festival
Jul
20
to Jul 22

Connemara Oyster Festival

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The inaugural Connemara Oyster Festival takes place at Keogh's, Ballyconneely, July 20th-22nd, set against the beautiful, wild backdrop of Ireland's Atlantic coast. A part of the country steeped in tradition and with some of the world's most delicious and abundant seafood.

A festival designed to open up the region's amazing seafood to everyone, the weekend will include a host of different events including live music, dancing, chef demos, tastings, shoreline foraging with Galway Chef JP McMahon, an East coast v West coast cookery competition, oyster shucking and talks from local foodies. 

On Sunday, Mike will be talking about the need to educate, enthuse and inform a whole new generation on the benefits and delights of eating shellfish and how the 'sea to plate' journey of traceability can help connect producer to consumer. 

 

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