The Terenure International Food Festival

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Bushy Park, Saturday 29th September

The Terenure International Food Festival will take place in Bushy Park, Terenure, Dublin 6W from 10am- 4pm.

The Food: enjoy 40 International pop-up food stalls showcasing their finest cuisine from all corners of the globe.

The Main Stage: all day International music & dance entertainment @ 11am- 4pm.

  • 11am: Welcome by MC.
  • 11.10am: Forro Ireland (Brazilian music and dance).
  • 11.40am: Alexandro, Bushy Park Market's Resident Busker.
  • 12.30pm: The Hit Machine – Kindly sponsored by The Two Sister's Pub, Terneure, D6W.
  • 1pm: Zoryanna Tribal Belly Dancers.
  • 1.30pm: O'Hanlon Acrobats (singing, tap & acrobatics).
  • 2pm: Casa Peru Dancers
  • 2.40pm: Bodhrán Group
  • 3.15pm: Swing Kings (30+ piece brass band celebrating World music)

The Lounge: Listen and join in the discussion, from restaurant owners, bloggers, food photographers, farmer markets' traders, food journalists and critics! @ 12.30pm- 2.30pm.

Panel Discussion Zone:

  • Terenure Village Food & Wine Restaurant Lovers & Owners @ 1pm-1.30pm

Hear the stories of the local restaurant, wine shop and public house owners, how a love for food led to a successful career and business. Find out about the highs and lows, successes and failures and what the future holds?

Chair: Ciara Leahy, journalist, consumer & food editor @ Irish Country Living in the Farmers Journal.
Panellist 1: Kevin Byrne, owner + head chef @ Mayfield Eatery, Terenure, D6W.
Panellist 2: Deirdre Devitt, owner of The Two Sisters Pub + Shergar’s Retreat mobile coffee & catering business + past chair of The Vintners Association.
Panellist 3: David Gallagher, owner & manager @ The Green Man Wine Bar & Restaurant, Terenure, D6W.

  • Farmers Market Traders @ 1.30pm- 2pm

The life of the passionate market trader. Where do they source their produce? What drives them to the market and why there is still room in the market for farmers markets?

Chair: Leslie Williams, journalist, blogger & freelance food and wine writer @ The Examiner.
Panellist 1: Farmer Joe Brady, farmer, owner & head chef @ Lough Owel Organic Burger.
Panellist 2: Magdalena Michalewicz, owner of Twisted Dough Wicklow, Polish Pierogi and Twisted Juice & Smoothie Bar.
Panellist 3: Joe Murphy, proprietor @ Wexford Food Store.

  • Food Porn! @ 2pm- 2.30pm

Instagram. Are we now more obsessed with photographing our food than eating it? How has this impacted food trends? What are the tricks of the trade when it comes to making food look fab and what really happens at a food shoot? Hear it all from the professionals:

Chair: Corinna Hardgrave, Food Writer Sunday Times. Wine Writer Irish Independent. Travel Writer.
Panellist 1: Ciara Leahy, journalist, consumer & food editor @ Irish Country Living in the Farmers Journal.
Panellist 2: Katie Quinn, wildly successful food blogger and photographer.
Panellist 3: Conor Butler, home chef blogger.

The Kids Zone: FREE face painting, trampolines, clowns, FREE family yoga. Entertainment takes place throughout the event in the big field.

And so much more, it all promises to be a day not to missed..!

FREE PARKING @ Our Lady's Secondary School for Girls on Templeogue Road is available.

Saturday 29th September
10.00am - 4.00pm
Bushy Park, Bushy Park House, Terenure, Dublin, Ireland

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