Monday, 20th August 2018
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Celebrating a decade of Food Champions

Ten years on, Waterford Harvest Festival is set, once again, to put the spotlight on the people who make good food great.

A staple on the nation's culinary calendar the streets of Ireland's oldest city will be filled with a banquet of inviting sights and aromas as the 10th Waterford Harvest Festival returns to the city from September 7th to September 9th, 2018.

This year the programme will feature a smorgasbord of cookery demonstrations and workshops, a health and wellness area, family fun on the Green, exciting chef collaborations, producer's stalls, country markets and much more.

Director of Waterford Harvest Festival, Tommie Ryan is relishing bringing the 10th Harvest Festival to the streets of Waterford, which will wind from Arundel Square, through John Roberts Square to O'Connell Street, the city's new cultural quarter and beyond to Waterford's traditional "top of the town" Ballybricken.

The streets of Waterford city will provide the backdrop to the festival with events such as country markets, the Ballybricken Fair, Fit Food and Wellness area, the Taste of Food and Craft area tent, the Applemarket Street Feast, the Granary Brunch and Blaafest to name but a few.

Local restaurants have pulled out all the stops and will present tasty and exciting dining events. La Boheme pairs with Chameleon's owner and Head Chef, Kevin O' Toole to create a pop-up Taste of Bali experience, The Bay Tree Bistro's Keith Boyle will host a collaborative event with Eddie Atwell, Executive Head Chef at Eccles Hotel in West Cork and also a contestant on the BBC TV show Great British Menu, along with Glen Wheeler, former Head Chef with Neven Maguire's MacNean House and now Head Chef and proprietor of 28 Darling St in Enniskillen and Jim Mulholland, Executive Chef at Jean Christophe Novelli's new restaurant Novelli at City Quays Belfast.

Festival goers will be spoiled for choice with a large selection of unique dining experiences, including Momo's cross cultural Irish-Polish four course dining experience called Flavours from Home, A Taste of Waterford from Land to Sea at Bellissimo restaurant, a sparkling lunch at Everett's, Mezze Middle Eastern pop-up at Garter Lane, Just Desserts seven course tasting menu at La Boheme, the Waterford Table Brunch at the Granary Café and A Taste of the Sea at Bodega restaurant. Find out more by visiting www.waterfordharvestfestival.ie to download a brochure.

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