The Apprentice Chef Programme has been awarded the All Ireland Local Food Hero title at the Irish Restaurant Awards.
Known in the industry as the Food Oscars, Mark Doe from Just Cooking Cookery School in Firies and IT Tralee Culinary Arts lecturer, Mark Murphy, who founded the programme together, attended a gala ball in Dublin last night, Monday, May 14th. 2018.
Joined by 1000 Guests
They were joined by over 1000 guests and were overjoyed to receive the accolade.
The duo started the initiative in 2012 in order to encourage young people to consider a career in the culinary industry and promote healthy eating.
Supreme Apprentice Chef
On Thursday last, May 10th the 2017/2018 final was held in IT Tralee and students traveled from as far as Dublin to compete but it was Killarney student Natalia Leane who was named the Supreme Apprentice Chef.
The Maine Valley Post has, is and always will be a free resource for the people of the locality and its wider diaspora.
When we started in 2013, the intention was to be a weekly, online newsletter. Over time, the site has evolved into a much different beast with multiple updates on a daily basis.
Because of its nature as a digital publication, it brings with it certain expenses: computers and cameras that require updating and maintenance; internet hosting and access; to say nothing of the time and hard work that goes into the site. It all adds up…
Our online community has always been our greatest asset and a vocal supporter of the Maine Valley Post since day one.
Please take a moment to click on the link below to see how you can directly contribute to our continued growth and success. Thank you for taking the time……..John Reidy