There’s always something happening in food & drink in Waterford. Whether its a market or a tour, a visit to a distillery or a brewery, you can forage, get some new cooking tips, or learn how to grow it yourself. We’ve so many great places to eat, and we’ve added more dining experiences here too. Find an event to suit you here!
A delicious homegrown feast prepared and cooked by the fantastic Mark & Lia. A little bit about the "pear"... Mark has written seven award-winning books, including A Year at Otter Farm which won Andre Simon Food Book of the Year 2014, and A Taste of the Unexpected which won the Guild of Food Writers’ Food Book of the Year 2011, and a number of books for River Cottage. He created Otter Farm in order to encourage people to consider growing unusual and forgotten food along…Find out more »
A full day of all things food growing Mark and Lia are perhaps uniquely placed to share a day of ideas, practicalities and inspiration to help you create your own ultimate kitchen garden. Having led the garden team at River Cottage and established the ground breaking Otter Farm, Mark knows all there is to about the best of the familiar, the finest forgotten flavours and the most delicious unusual edibles, while Lia is a long standing allotmenter and gardener who has explored the…Find out more »
Interested in growing some food yourself, or just curious about how the food you eat grows and where it comes from? Join GIY founder, best-selling author and presenter of RTE's GROW COOK EAT Michael Kelly for a full day immersed in real food at the home of the GIY movement, GROW HQ in Waterford. This one-day course will strengthen your connection with and understanding of real food, take the mystery out of how food grows and immerse you in GIY's 'grow,…Find out more »
After stints in the Stormont Hotel in Belfast and La Cave in Dublin, it was onto Devlin’s Restaurant in Boston where he honed his skills fusing his classical French training with modern techniques. The result was a repertoire of modern classic dishes which he then brought to the kitchens of Viewmount House when he returned to Ireland over ten years ago. This style of food saw Gary named Food & Wine Magazine’s ‘Best Chef Leinster 2016’, RAI ‘Best Chef Leinster…Find out more »
A great week for children of all ages at the headquarters of GIY in Ireland - Grow HQ - located in Waterford. Here children will learn to grow in the Grow HQ veg garden and then cook up what they harvest in a seasonal cookery demo. They could make tasty soups, savoury scones, veggie pizza and so much more. Each day they will eat delicious, seasonal food that they've harvested and cooked themselves. Suitable for children aged 6-12. The Camp…Find out more »