Be Prepared! All you need for the easiest holiday season in the kitchen at Taste of Dublin: Festive Edition

Coming to the RDS this November 28th to December 1st, Taste of Dublin: Festive Edition has an amazing array of workshops and demonstrations lined up over the four day festival with some of Ireland’s best chefs – and what better way to kick off the festive season!

A truly unmissable Taste experience is the The DID Electrical Chef’s Theatre where you’ll spot Ireland’s top culinary talent as they slice and dice their way through all our favourite festive recipes. Learn how to cook the most succulent turkey, the crispiest roasties or the most delicious gravy. Those with a sweet tooth will enjoy watching chefs baking their most delicious Christmas recipes, you will be whipping up meringue roulades, classic mince pies and yule logs in no time.

  • Join Adrian Martin & Edward Hayden as they demo how to get the big bird, ham and sides ready for The Ultimate Christmas dinner. Their tips and tricks will inspire you to cook up your most mouth-watering meal yet.
  • JR Ryall (Ballymaloe), Nicola Curran Zammit (Two Cooks), Brain McDermott (Foyle Hotel), Aoife Noonan & Karan Mittal (Ananda) will be getting the party started as they share their favourite festive party food and canape inspiration.
  • To get creative when cooking this festive season we’ve enlisted the help of Ballymaloe favourite Rory O’Connell who will give you his best tips for Easy Entertaining. Also appearing at Taste of Dublin: Festive Edition include culinary creative Erica Drum, acclaimed young chef and host of RTÉ’s “Beyond the Menu” Mark Moriarty, the InterContinental’s Alberto Rossi and rising young chef Jack O’Keeffe.
  • Since it is the festive season we’ll have our chef’s whipping up many sweet treats. Indulge in the incredible show stopping baked treats from Rachel Allen (Ballymaloe), Shane Smith (Airfield), Sharon Hearne Smith, Graham Herterich(The Cupcake Bloke), Lizzy Lyons  & Ludovic Lantier
  • For the bread lovers, Patrick Ryan (Firehouse Bakery) will show you how to make your own sourdough.
  • If you’re looking for alternative festive recipes whether its for veggies, vegans or coeliac – chefs Ciara Brennan, Holly White & Jeeny Maltese will show you what to cook for your guests! 

The incredible line up at The DID Electrical Chef’s Theatre includes:

Adrian Martin, JR Ryall, Rory O’Connell, Shane Smith, Nicola Curran, Rachel Allen, Brian McDermott, Patrick Ryan, Erica Drum, Sharon Hearne Smith, Paul Kelly, Jeeny Maltese, Aoife Noonan, Edward Hayden, Mark Moriarty, Graham Herterich, Holly White, Lizzy Lyons, Ciara Brennan, Alberto Rossi, Karan Mittal, Edward Hayden, Jack O’Keeffe & Ludovic Lantier.

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Taste of Dublin: Festive Edition at the RDS, Merrion Road Ballsbridge Dublin 4, from the 28th Nov – 1st Dec 2019

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About Taste Festivals:For 14 years, Taste of Dublin festival has played a vital role in progressing Dublin’s food revolution, showcasing the range of eclectic restaurants, producers and chefs that make up the city’s vibrant culinary scene. 

Taste of Dublin has truly contributed to the city’s flourishing food scene. Through one to one Q&A’s, live interactive cooking demos with Michelin-starred chefs, taster plates from a melting pot of cuisines and boutique food and drink stalls hosted by artisan producers- this festival is a one-stop shop for all foodie fanatics looking to excite their taste buds.

About Equinox Events:Since the 1990’s, the team behind Equinox Events have been responsible for some of Ireland’s most exciting large-scale public consumer and private corporate events. They are the driving force behind the hugely successful Taste of Dublin, now in its 14th year; the brand new Thrive Festival in The Convention Centre Dublin and Taste of Dublin: Festive Edition in the RDS.