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The Kinsale Giant with members of Kinsale Chamber of Tourism & Business, Kinsale Good Food, Kinsale Food Tours and local producers as they welcomed Foodie Destinations judges Zack Gallagher and Wendy Kavanagh. Kinsale is one of the Restaurant Association of Ireland’s Top 10 Foodie Destinations 2017.
Picture. John Allen
For Immediate Release: Saturday 19th August 2017
KINSALE PUTS ITS BEST FORK FORWARD IN FOODIE DESTINATIONS 2017’
Kinsale welcomed Foodie Destinations judges Zack Gallagher and Wendy Kavanagh, as it showcased Kinsale as one of the Restaurant Association of Ireland’s Top 10 Foodie Destinations 2017.
During the judging process, Kinsale Chamber of Tourism & Business, Kinsale Good Food Circle and Kinsale Food Tours organised a mini food tour of some of Kinsale’s restaurants and shops, sampling local produce, meeting producers and a number of people involved with food tourism and education.
“We are delighted to be shortlisted this year and wish to thank the judges for visiting Kinsale today as well as everyone for voting for Kinsale in the public vote over the past few weeks.
“Kinsale has so many businesses involved in the food and drink industry, with over 60 restaurants and cafes, supplied by many producers and employing over 1,000 people in the town,” said Ciarán Fitzgerald, Chairman Kinsale Chamber of Tourism & Business.
As well as having a full calendar of foodie events and being the starting point of the Wild Atlantic Way, Kinsale is continually evolving as the town welcomes new people, their business ideas and inspiration.
“We believe that our people, produce and passion are the recipe for success. The local provenance of our meat, fish, seafood, fruit and vegetables together with the mix talent of people from the locality and all over the world combine to offer great food, service and value to all,” added Ciarán Fitzgerald.
The ‘Foodie Destination of Ireland’ award recognises a desti