A Taste of Donegal
Food Festival
Discover, Dine & Delight
Donegal Town


2018 Clebrity Chefs

Neven Maguire

  • Saturday 25th August
  • 2:15 pm

Neven Maguire

Ambassador for The Association Of Home Economics Teachers in Ireland

  • Saturday 25th August 2018
  • 3:15 pm

Kevin Dundon

Dunbrody Country House Hotel & Restaurant

  • Saturday 25th August 2018
  • 1:15 pm

Gary O'Hanlon

Baxterstorey Ireland

  • Friday 24th August 2018
  • 4:15 pm

Brian MCDermott

Ulster Food Hero

  • Sunday 26th August 2018
  • 2:55 pm

Catherine Fulvio

Ballyknocken House & Cookery School

  • Saturday 25th August 2018
  • 12:30 pm

Edward Hayden

TV3’S Ireland AM

Comedy Cookery Theatre

  • Sunday 26th August 2018
  • 5:00 pm

Joe Shannon

TV3’s Ireland AM

  • Sunday 26th August 2018
  • 1:15 pm

Shane Smith

Saturday & Sunday AM TV3

  • Friday 24th August 2018
  • 8:00 pm

Stephen McAllister

The Pig's Ear Restaurant

  • Sunday 26th August 2018
  • 4:00 pm

Kwanghi Chan

Founder of ChanChan Sauces

  • Sunday 26th August 2018
  • 2:00 pm

Máire Dufficy

Bord Bia’s Regional Food Advisor

  • Sunday 26th August 2018
  • 12:30 pm

Ciaran Sweeney

Michelin Bib Gourmand Forest & Marcy

  • Saturday 25th August 2018
  • 5:00 pm

Anthony Armstrong

The Nesbitt Arms Hotel Ardara

  • Friday 24th August 2018
  • 5:15 pm

Kieran Duey

Nancy's Barn, Ballyliffen

  • Sunday 26th August 2018
  • 11:45 am

Martin Anderson

” Fat Chef Slim”

  • Saturday 25th August 2018
  • 11:45 am

Martin Hernandez

La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant

  • Saturday 25th August 2018
  • 11.00 am

Zack Gallagher

Irish Food Tours & Food Tourism

Comedy Cookery Theatre

  • Sunday 26th August 2018
  • 5:00 pm

Frank & Joe's Comedy Cookshow

Frank Forde & Joe Shannon

  • Friday 24th August 2018
  • 6:00 pm

Chris Mc Menamin

Head Chef at Harvey's Point Hotel

  • Friday 24th August 2018
  • 6:00 pm

Colin Mc Kee

Senior Sous Chef at Harvey’s Point Hotel


Our Three Day Event Programme



Places to Stay

Places to Eat

Local Restaurants & Cafes

Car Parking

Where to Park

Local Amenities

Places of Interest


10th Anniversary


Chefs & Experts








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