Top chefs to take part in Food On The Edge festival 2015 in Galway

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 29th July 2015

This October top chefs, including Michelin-starred Sat Bains, Tom Sellers and Clare Smyth, plus more from around the world are joining forces for Food On The Edge festival in Galway which is organised by chef JP McMahon.

>>> Read more on Food On The Edge here

Food On The Edge festival in Galway is a “G8 Summit of Food and Food Culture” setting the bar for thought it is a coming together of chefs to debate and network with each other in order to create a better food experience worldwide. This year the theme is the 'Future of Food', where the speakers (will each present on this topic, in personal and political ways.

Over 40 chefs and 350 attendees each day will converge for a two day symposium consisting of talks, presentations, JP McMahonnetworking, entertainment and knowledge sharing. 

>>>Read our interview with Tom Sellers here

The aim of the symposium is to create a benchmark for best practice, in terms of food, its culture, and the people who produce it and is the brainchild of JP McMahon, owner of the EatGalway restaurant group which includes Michelin-starred Aniar Restaurant in Galway. JP is also the “Cook It Raw” Ambassador in Ireland, which has seen him attend and participate in international food events in USA, Mexico, Finland, Canada and other countries.  It was through this involvement that the idea for “Food On The Edge” was sown.


JP said: “Through Cook It Raw, I met many amazing, innovative chefs from all over the world. They are at the top of their game, many of them Michelin-star and often double Michelin-star standard. Their drive to constantly test boundaries with food and food sustainability and then share that knowledge is inspirational. “Many have never been to Ireland, let alone Galway, so given the beauty of our rugged location and the food provenance we have here it was an easy task to ask them to speak at Food On The Edge and visit”. Speakers and attendees confirmed for the event reads like a who’s who in the restaurant world. Flying in from San Francisco, Mexico, Singapore, Denmark, Sweden, Spain and many other places not least, the UK, they are coming to converge, speak and attend the event. Speakers include: Food on the edge part 1 Food on the edge section 2 Food on the edge part 3 The main talks will be held in a marquee tent located in Galway city centre. Tickets are available for one day and two day admission with the two day ticket inclusive of the evening event, Tuesday 20th, taking place in Electric Garden. Full line up of speakers and ticket purchases available via www.FoodOnTheEdge.ie

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 29th July 2015

Top chefs to take part in Food On The Edge festival 2015 in Galway