A new networking and training programme starting Wednesday 17 February 2021 will be of interest to food/drink/tourist business in Adare.
The second phase of the West Limerick Food Series, a comprehensive networking and training programme designed to inspire and develop the food sector and food tourism industry by fostering collaboration between businesses in the region, will start on Wednesday 17 February 2021.
“West Limerick Wednesday” features a series of 15 free networking and training modules delivered by The Discovery Partnership on behalf of West Limerick Resources CLG and is open to businesses and individuals committed to showcasing and nurturing the food/drink sector and food tourism industry in the West Limerick area.
The first half of the programme will be delivered online and sessions cover a range of subjects including:
Each module is followed up by optional online support clinics for interested participants, aimed at progressing collaborative opportunities such as events and marketing campaigns.
The latter half of the programme will include face to face training workshops and field trips, Covid-19 permitting, with more subjects being covered:
The first West Limerick Food Series culminated in a long table feast at which guests were introduced to the #TasteTheHistory concept whilst enjoying a menu created by local chefs using local ingredients. The farmyard barn venue was testimony to the innovation and creativity that the programme workshops inspired and was made possible as a result of group collaboration.
This year’s West Limerick Food Series training provider, The Discovery Partnership, boasts an experienced team of experts who have facilitated a number of food and food tourism projects, working closely with government bodies including regional development agencies, Leader companies, LEOs, Bord Bia and Fáilte Ireland. Sharon Noonan, leading food and drink consultant and media expert, will act as programme coordinator. The Newcastle West native has been an advocate for the food and drink industry for several years and has an in depth knowledge of the local culinary landscape thanks to her consultancy business and as a presenter on the local food and drink radio programme, Best Possible Taste.
Participation on the West Limerick Food Series programme is free and registration is required. For more information and/or to register, visit the West Limerick Food Series on Eventbrite or email email@example.com
Programme Coordinator: Sharon Noonan, 087 099 5741
West Limerick Resources contact: Caitriona Scully, firstname.lastname@example.org
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