A Harvest of Irish Food
Tradition, Technology, Trends and Taste - Tuesday July 10th 2012
The Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF) is Europe's largest, general science. This year Dublin has been declared the City of Science 2012. It will host ESOF from July 11th - 15th.
To celebrate this prestigious international event, Teagasc, in partnership with University College Dublin, Bord Bia and the Dublin Institute of Technology will host a Harvest of Irish Food. This event is to showcase the unique combination of Irish food culture and tradition with the best of food science and technology in Ireland.
A tour of three sites:
- Teagasc (The Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority) in Ashtown
- University College Dublin (UCD) in Belfield
- Dublin Institute of Technology in Cathal Brugha Street
will allow you experience the best of Irish food and current food science and technology research.
This day long event will start off with an Irish summer breakfast in the Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown. View the best of Irish seasonal ingredients from Bord Bia (the Irish Food Board) Quality Assured suppliers and ending the day with an Irish evening dining experience.
Highlights of the tour
- Food Science and Technology in action; Conversion of
Irish Natural Resource to Food through Science; The
Interaction of Food & Health; Food Tradition & Taste
- Irish Summer breakfast (kindly sponsored by Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board) with guest speakers Mr Aidan Cotter, CEO, Bord Bia and Professor Gerry Boyle, Director, Teagasc (Agriculture and Food Development Authority)
- Guest speaker Mr Simon Coveney T.D. Minister Agriculture, Food and the Marine at the Irish evening dining experience in the famous Trinity College 18th century Dining Hall
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Please note there is no charge for this event. All your meals are included, you will be transported to and from the venues from central pick up points in Dublin City centre.