It’s the first ever Enniskerry Food Fest and Mad Hatter’s Garden Party on the 28th & 29th June.
Enniskerry village centre will play host to our bright, bold and boisterous food extravaganza on Saturday the 28th. Our resident foodies will bring their style of cooking out to the street and create special dishes to show off their kitchen talents. We have invited many other diverse street food traders to join us and add colour and spectacle to the day. Food lectures and workshops for the children will keep you entertained while the sounds of cuban music will keep your feet tapping.
Sunday morning of the 29th June will begin with a lecture on “Nutrition for Teens in Sport” with notable speakers from various professional sporting bodies. This will be a must for all would be sporting hero’s plus their parents, coaches and managers.
From 1pm onwards, the grounds of St Patricks Church will play host to The mad Hatters garden party complete with live entertainment, lots of kids activities & a host of surprises along the way. A great event & a great day out for all the family so put the date in your diary to pack a picnic & the ‘maddest’ hat you can find…..
Here’s the full line-up of events for the two days. Tickets for all events are available from the booking office in Enniskerry Village Store or from firstname.lastname@example.org / (01) 2724 111.
SATURDAY 28TH June
Venue: Village Centre & Venues
Theme: Street Carnival
|Adult food & wine seminars/workshops|
An informative talk on seaweed cookery and the benefits of shoreline foraged ingredients with “The Sea Garden” author Marie Power from Co.Waterford.
Venue: Parochial Hall
An exploration of the magical and unusual pairings of diverse Food & Wine’s with Dom Brice.
Venue: Parochial Hall
|Children’s food workshops|
Hands on workshop for all ages in the art of making sausages. Children will bring home their own handmade sausages to cook for dinner! Open to ages 6yrs upwards. Fully supervised and delivered by Ed Hick of Hicks Foods.
Venue: Upstairs @ Old Forge Inn
With Pasquale from Emilia’s. Learn how to knead the dough for the perfect pizza and eat as you go!! Fully supervised and open to ages 6yrs upwards.
Venue: Emilia’s Restaurant
|11-4pm – Street Food Theatre|
Presented by renowned chef Rory Morahan, better known to many as the “The Druid Chef”, who hails from Bray.
Rory will work from his mobile kitchen and will create his bright and bountiful
“Meet, Greet, Eat on the Street”
A series of Cookery demonstrations using the finest ingredients from our abundant county and its artisan producers. Meet the man that can cook as fast as he talks, with a deep understanding, of the beauty and history around us!
He will delight our palate with seasonal tastes from the “Wicklow Garden” cooked on the street with downloadable recipes.
Free demo’s all day/Times will be posted
Venue: Town Clock
|10-5pm – A bright, bold and boisterous “Street Food Market” showcasing eclectic foods from around the world plus sampling products from suppliers already selling to our resident foodies.|
|10-5pm – Our resident food businesses create street impact and signature dishes outside their own premises while others offer in house speciality menus to woo the palate and quench the thirst!|
| 10pm – 1am 80’s Dance Club…….|
Which will explode from the function room of the “Old Forge Inn” with DJ
M.T.L from Audio Networks
Tickets: €12.50 & numbers are very limited so buy early……
|Music on the street during the day courtesy of East Coast Radio Mobile Studio. Also featuring our invited guests, direct from Havana Cuba, the “Havana Club Trio”.|
|SUNDAY 29TH JUNE|
Venue: P.Golf Club & St. Patrick’s
|Headline seminar on:|
11-1pm – “Nutrition for Teens in Sport”
Delivered by Daniel Davey, Leinster Rugby Nutrition Coach.
An unmissible lecture aimed at players, parents, coaches and managers of sporting teens playing in today’s world of competitive sports.
Learn about the best food choices for health and performance. Dispel the myths and listen to professional advice from the man that helped Leinster win the Rabo Direct Pro 12, on how to prepare nutritionally for competition, play day and recovery. Hear the real truth about supplements…………….!!
Additional information delivered by Paul Thompson – Provincial coach for Leinster Junior Golf & the Irish Ladies Golfing Union.
Also in attendance:
Irish Institute of Nutrition & Health represented by Nutrition Coach Brian McNamara.
Supported by: Energie Fitness Clubs,
Kangen Water and Chopped, the Healthy Food Company.
Tickets: €8.50 / Students €5.00
Venue: Powerscourt Golf Club
2-7pm – “MAD HATTER’S GARDEN PARTY”
Featuring the Dublin Brass Band.
Family day out so bring a picnic or delight in the various artisan food traders on site tempting you with:
Cake & Sweet stalls, Crepe’s, Vintage Coffee Van plus an array of hot food from around the world.
Entertainment to amuse the children and the highlight of the day will be our hat competition………………….
Make or wear the Maddest Hat in your wardrobe and enter the “Hat Walk” Competition, judged by creative milliner Jean Condron from Hats by Jean.
Tickets: Adults €15 / Children Free
Venue: St.Patrick’s Church Grounds