Taste Cork | What's On?

Find out what is coming up in the world of Artisan Food products and producers in Cork.

2017
JULY
24th Jul - 28th Jul:
Transition Year Cookery Course
29th Jul - 29th Jul:
Summer Foraging with Darina Allen
27th Jul - 28th Jul:
Amplify - Ireland’s newest and largest Digital Marketing Conference
25th Jul - 25th Jul:
Unique Gourmet Experience - Taste of Cork
AUGUST
13th Aug - 18th Aug:
International Congress of Meat Science and Technology
17th Aug - 17th Aug:
Summer Workshop: "How to Write a Successful Press Release for Your Business"
24th Aug - 26th Aug:
NeuroGASTRO 2017
SEPTEMBER
8th Sep - 17th Sep:
A Taste of West Cork Festival
22nd Sep - 24th Sep:
Cork Oyster Festival
3rd Sep - 10th Sep:
Feast - East Cork Food & Drink Festival
10th Sep - 10th Sep:

Wild Atlantic Way Products - Seaweed Workshop

5th Sep - 5th Sep:
Long Table Feast for Feast Cork
OCTOBER
14th Oct - 14th Oct:
Kinsale Gourmet Festival
16th Oct - 22nd Oct:
Taste Cork Week
NOVEMBER
4th Nov - 4th Nov:
Cork & Kerry Food Forum
25th Nov - 26th Nov:
Cork Chocolate Festival 2017
29th Nov - 29th Nov:
Sushi Made Simple

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  • Welcome to the artisan food showcase
    of County Cork........

    Taste Cork is an innovative marketing group representing many of the outstanding food and drink producers based throughout Co. Cork. By opening a virtual door to the county’s kitchens, farms, dairies, bakeries and other small-scale production facilities, Taste Cork invites you to recognise and celebrate the delights of our distinguished local produce.

    For hotels, restaurants, pubs, retail and wholesale buyers, we’ve created a convenient trade section. For ’foodies’ we offer comprehensive lists of stockists and markets. So, no matter what your role in the local food supply chain, we would love to hear from you; we’re always keen to welcome new members to our dynamic food network. This is your opportunity to savour and share the true flavour of Cork’s exceptional food culture! Blessed by nature, blessed with people....

  • Blessed by nature, blessed with people....

    Boasting some of Europe’s finest lush pastures, pristine deep seas and stunning coastlines, it’s no surprise that Co. Cork is the home of a magnificent treasure of internationally-renowned food produce.

    Top quality fish, shellfish, sea salt and seaweed are sustainably harvested from the rich seas and shorelines of the spectacular South and South West coasts of Ireland providing the choicest selection every day. Our imposing mountains and deep valleys provide perfect grazing conditions for dairy farming and premium livestock so it’s no wonder then that Co. Cork’s cheese and dairy produce is internationally sought-after and why our beef, pork, lamb and venison is considered some of the finest in Ireland. What’s more, our exceptional, nutrient-rich soil also offers the ideal growing conditions for deliciously flavoursome vegetables, while the county’s unique forests provide the perfect smoking flavours for our famous smokehouses.

    Now, add to all the above, the talented hands, creative minds and expert know-how of our innovative community of artisan food producers, the hard-working individuals who are quietly dedicated to producing our remarkable local food, an enviable wealth of sweet and savoury food experiences infused with the heritage of exceptional artisan skill.

    No wonder Cork is considered the gourmet capital of Ireland.


  • Taste Cork - the best of County Cork

    Taste Cork is dedicated to co-operation within the food industry, as a means of increasing the profile and sales of quality food products from across the county.

    Today, we continue to warmly welcome new members from all aspects of the local food production and supply sectors - all of whom are passionate about the promotion of Co. Cork’s outstanding artisan foods!

    We also offer a variety of group training initiatives, group marketing activities and other similar projects; all designed to equip and prepare members to achieve increased recognition of their produce.


  • Join the Taste Cork Food Network

    If you produce, sell or use local, speciality food or ingredients, and if you’re keen to develop your business and achieve improved market reach, Taste Cork is the ideal platform! Our network is a government backed initiative supported by the Local Enterprise Offices in Cork, Cork City Council & Cork County Council to establish a regional brand for Cork food producers and provides a network to develop micro food enterprises in Cork.

    Joining the Taste Cork network means:
    • Increased sales opportunities with more potential customers.
    • Inclusion in the ’Taste Cork’ Business Directory with detailed on-line business listing.
    • Networking opportunities and events and access to seminars, tailored training and business development

    Join now...

Kinsale Bay Food Company launch new Bord Bia packaging design with Martin Shanahan of Fishy Fishy fame!

Residents of Bantry should prepare themselves for a new flavour in town. The Bantry Bay has announced the opening of a new restaurant called BIA located at Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry.

Durrus Óg Cheese, produced near the small West Cork village from which it takes its name, won the Best Irish Cheese category at the British Cheese Awards last weekend.

Week of events planned across Cork for Festival Cork’s inaugural Dessert Festival!

Following on from the success of hugely popular Burger Festival and more recently the Whiskey Festival the team at Festival Cork are delighted to announce their latest event “ Cork Dessert Festival” running from June 26th to July 2nd - a festival showcasing the finest confections that Cork has to offer.

WOW air’s inaugural flight to Reykjavik commences today from Cork Airport

Flavour.ie is teaming up with West Cork Eggs, Alison Kingston Health Coach and Taste Cork to deliver a new initiative to get people ditching the sugary breakfast cereals in favour of Eggsellent Breakfasts in a bid to tackle child obesity.

Wild Fermentation Workshop, Thursday 6th April, Crawford Gallery Café
The importance of gut health to our overall health and wellbeing has been gradually gaining momentum. But in the past couple of years talk of macrobiotic gut health has filtered into our everyday chatter to make the topics of Fermentation one of the most intriguing food trends over recent times.

Flavour.ie is bringing back talented street food crew The Sharp Knife from Cork City for another night of amazing food in a rural West Cork pub following their hugely successful event in October 2016!

A new ‘Taste Cork’ food export programme will connect 30 local food businesses to the French and Scandinavian retail markets. It will also help to build a stronger Cork food presence in the UK market post-Brexit.

Taste Cork Food Export Programme 2017
For owners and managers of established commercial food businesses in Cork City and County who are getting ready for export.

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