Orla Casey has been in touch today to bring us news from the Só Sligo Food Festival 16th – 20th March.
"We are just announcing a bloggers competition that we wish to share with you ... and invite you to enter.
The theme of the competition links in with our search for a new signature dish for Ireland. This dish should be a true celebration of Irish food, the talent of our people and the glorious ingredients that are natural to us.
The aim of this competition is to create a new Irish national dish, suitable for service in the regions deluxe restaurants. This prestigious competition is open to all chefs and cooks – professional and amateur.
As a thank you to the food blogging community who are so kind to share information on our festival (www.sosligo.com), we are delighted to offer you the chance to win a fantastic food filled visit to the festival with a food & fun edge.
WINNER WILL ENJOY:-
· A two night stay in The Glasshouse hotel for two people including breakfast
· Be part of the judging panel for the Fáilte Ireland New Irish National Dish.
· Entry to two events of your choice – perhaps you could enjoy a Catch and Cook event or our WINE DINE AND DEMO- the Best of Sligo’s Seafood Shellfish and Meat Dishes - check out what is available on our website – www.sosligo.com
TO ENTER, we are inviting bloggers to send us a paragraph on what, in their view, should encompass Ireland’s new national dish and share details of their entry on their blog.. entries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11th March.