Festival Opens:Brian McDermott / Food and Drink Exhibitors selling produce, with Tastings. MC of the Demonstration Marquee throughout the weekend will be Celebrity Chef Brian Mc Dermott Ulster Food Hero & Author of Donegal Table. /
Cookery Demonstration:Brian McDermott / Celebrity Chef Brian Mc Dermott ”The No Salt Chef”, RTE’s Today Programme. /
Cookery Demonstration:Chris Mc Menamin & Colin Mc Kee Harvey’s Point Hotel. /
Official Opening:Jules & Keith Mahon, founders of the Award Winning TheTaste.ie Digital Magazine Music: The Dean Martin Tribute Show. MC for the Evening: TV3’s Mr Noel Cunningham. Presentations: The 2018 A Passion to Inspire Chefs Competition Awards. /
Cookery Demonstration:Celebrity Chef Stephen Mc Allister The Pig’s Ear Restaurant accompanied by Gary O’ Hanlon Baxterstorey Ireland. /
Gin MasterclassFormer World Cocktail Champion Deirdre Byrne and Distiller Sean Hanrahan Sliabh Liag Distillery. /
Fireworks DisplayShort Fireworks Display over Donegal Bay by Pains Fireworks. (Weather permitting). /
Entertainment:Marcel Silent Clown Mime Artist • The Dean Martin Tribute Show. /
Cookery Demonstration:Celebrity Chef Shane Smith, Saturday & Sunday Am TV3 & In-House Chef Coole Swan Irish Liquor /
Cookery Demonstration:Celebrity Chefs Máire Dufficy Bord Bia & “Ulster Food Hero” Brian Mc Dermott. /
Frank PasquierFrank Pasquier Donegal Craft Bakery /
Cookery Demonstration:Celebrity Chef Catherine Fulvio TV Presenter Food Writer – Award-Winning Proprietor of Ballyknocken House & Cookery School. Presentations: To the winners of the Exhibitor Competitions. /
Brendan Bradas O Donnell, John Gildea and Stephen Maguire from Wild Atlantic TV & Donegal Daily making final preparations for their coverage of our 10th Anniversary Celebration. We are buzzing with excitement that these media moguls are going to be showcasing this years Festival!
Yummy Waffle You are in for a real treat at this years A Taste of Donegal Food Festival, Yummy Waffle will be serving up some delicious treats. Baked With Love A Taste of Donegal is delighted to welcome Baked With Love Ltd to this years festival. Baked With Love is a family run bakery based...
WE NEED YOU ! A Taste of Donegal Food Festival 2018 is now seeking volunteers to help out at this years 10th Anniversary event. A meeting will be held in the Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town on Wednesday 15th August at 8.30pm. If you are unable to attend the meeting and would like to volunteer please get...
These two handsome devils, Gary O’Hanlon and Martin Shanahan, will be giving a cookery demonstration at 8pm on Friday the 24th of August. This will be worth watching! Martin Shanahan, owner of the award winning Fishy Fishy Restaurant and Cafe in Kinsale County Cork, is passionate about one type of food, namely fish!
A wonderful evening was had by all at the official launch of the 10th Anniversary of A Taste of Donegal 2018 which took place on Wednesday 25th July 2018 on board the Donegal Bay Waterbus. It was very well attended by Public Representatives, Minister Joe McHugh, Mayor of Donegal Cllr. Seamus O Domhnaill, Mayor of...
Watch your back! No one is safe from this unique roving clown but you’ll have plenty of time to get out of the way as you’ll definitely hear him coming! Expect honking horns, juggling tricks and most of all expect the unexpected! Performed on a mini penny farthing bicycle with sound and special effects this is...
Some of the committee members of A Taste of Donegal Food Festival at the launch of Chapman’s Restaurant in the Central Hotel, Donegal Town. We are looking forward to seeing you at our food festival on the 24th – 26th of August.
Once again we are proud to announce a great line up of celebrity chefs for the 2018 Festival. These include Neven Maguire, Gary O’ Hanlon, Catherine Fulvio, Kevin Dundon, Brian Mc Dermott, Edward Hayden, Kwanghi Chan, Stephen Mc Allister, Ciaran Sweeney, Joe Shannon & Frank Forde, Mairie Dufficy and Shane Smith. This is our 10th...