A must for food enthusiasts everywhere, is the forth coming West Cork Food June Break, brought to you by West Cork Food. This special weekend brings you the best in artisan food production and a chance to the meet the producers, as well as dining and staying here at our hotel in West Cork.
Programme of events commences Friday 15th June, Arriving here at the West Cork Hotel on Friday 15th June, the programme of events commences at 6:30pm, with Meet the Producers; An informal chance to meet, talk and eat with some of our leading artisan producers in West Cork, including Sally Barnes from Woodcock Smokery. Who you shall meet again the following day, as on Saturday 16th June at 10:30am, you will go to Woodcock Smokery to ‘Smoke your Own’ – an opportunity to learn filleting skills and prepare you own fish to be smoked. Lunch will also be served at Woodcock Smokery. After lunch about 2:30pm, you will visit Manning’s Food Festival in Ballylickey, held at the famous Manning’s Emporimum and with over 40 fresh food, drink and craft producers presenting their exquisite selection of produce! Tea will be served at Manning’s Emporium and later that night on your return here to the West Cork Hotel; dinner will be served in our Kennedy restaurant in Skibbereen. Focusing on locally sourced produce, our house specialities include Bantry Bay Mussels and Castletownbere Crab and Salmon Cakes. Your final day, Sunday 18th June will begin with seaweed hunting and foraging with Sally McKenna, well known cookery editor and publisher of the Bridgestone Guides, followed by lunch at Glebe Gardens before departing from West Cork at 3pm.
The cost for this amazing food experience weekend is just 380 euro per person and price includes – accommodation, breakfast, evening meals (on 2 days), collection and return to Cork Airport/Station and transport to and from venues. For more information about this fantastic weekend and how to book, visit our: West Cork Food June Break