Food and drink festivals will take place in Waterford and Armagh in September

Food and drink festivals have been announced for Waterford and Armagh.

Waterford Harvest Festival

The 12e The Waterford Harvest Festival will take place from Monday September 6 to Sunday September 12.

The festival, which will be hosted in the City of Waterford by the City and County Council of Waterford, will feature seven days of tailor-made menus, dining experiences, seasonal dishes, collaborations with local producers and more. offers and events to celebrate the food and beverage companies and individuals of the City of Waterford and South East Ireland industry.

The Mayor of the City and County of Waterford, Councilor Joe Kelly, said: “As one of Ireland’s premier food festivals, the Waterford Harvest Festival celebrates its 12e this year in September with this year’s annual event showcasing and supporting Waterford’s rich and diverse food culture and heritage, dining and dining, as well as regional and seasonal producers. The Waterford Harvest Festival 2021 will also mark the re-emergence of the city’s vibrant hotel sector and our overall goal is to encourage more people than ever to support local produce and to buy, eat, promote and enjoy the food industry and amenities. Waterford drinks. “

Meanwhile, Shell Holden, co-director of the Waterford Harvest Festival, said: “This year’s Waterford Harvest Festival, an annual culinary celebration, will prepare food and treats for all palates. Waterford Harvest Festival showcases Waterford’s delicious food scene and local produce. restaurants, from tailor-made menus to local producer collaborations and foodcations in Ireland’s oldest town. Foodies can expect to discover the hidden culinary treasures of Ireland’s premier foodie destination, delicious food heroes, world-class local producers, and food and drink hot spots throughout the city.

“Waterford’s gastronomic landscape is alive with long-established producers, young emerging talent and passionate and creative businesses. These talented people are at the heart of why Waterford’s reputation as a food destination remains unmatched at Nationwide. Waterford Harvest Festival 2021 will shine a spotlight on the incredible makers, designers, growers, harvesters, producers and restaurateurs in the county, and encourage locals and domestic tourists to support and experience Waterford’s incredible food scene . “

Armagh Gourmet and Cider Weekend

Meanwhile, Armagh’s Food & Cider Weekend will take place from Thursday September 9 to Sunday September 12.

The event, which is supported by Tourism NI, DAERA and the Northern Ireland Regional Food Program, will celebrate a legacy of over 3,000 years of apple cultivation in County Armagh and feature culinary events such as indoor and outdoor culinary experiences, masterclasses and demonstrations, gastronomic and foraging trails, cider tastings and guided tours.

Armagh City Mayor Banbridge and Craigavon ​​Alderman Glenn Barr said: “Building on years of excellence in producing food and drink with Armagh Bramley apples at its heart, the This year’s Armagh Food and Drink weekend puts real quality, Food Heartland provenance, culinary skills and sheer delight in an incredible program of culinary events that truly showcase the history, heritage and rich culture culinary experience of this unique and vast place. “

Barr added: “As this year’s summer heat wears off into the fall, this important event on Northern Ireland’s food calendar promises a delicious four-day menu of culinary fun for everyone. We look forward to celebrating the best of Armagh and devour everything in store over this tasty weekend. “

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