Limerick Food Group Presents Christmas Food Producers Evening
This Thursday 15th December 5pm to 9pm the very best of Limerick Food and Drink will be on show as Limerick Food Group presents Christmas Food Producers Evening in the Milk Market with a brand new cooking demonstration unit sponsored by Local Enterprise Office Limerick. The LFG are a voluntary group of people working within the food community of Limerick with the shared vision of connecting people through food and prompting the community in Local Food, Local People and Local Business with the hashtag #bialuimní to support Limerick food online.
A Christmas Evening of Limerick Food will be the second event of 2016 that is organized by the voluntary group as a free entry, evening based and family friendly addition to the Limerick Food scene with a successful year since the group’s inception at the end of 2015. The Christmas Market Lights will be switched on from 5pm to mark the opening of the event and the Christmas Market Series on the 15th December by Mayor Kieran O’Hanlon with a host of festive fun and free entry for all the family to enjoy! Christmas Hampers will be available to buy at low cost for those looking for a foodies dream Christmas present filled with fresh Limerick delicious food . The night will feature a range of Food Producers some with origins around the world but who now call Limerick home brining you the finest dish inspirations based on ingredients home grown in Limerick. Give the Gift of Limerick Food this Christmas with your very own Custom made hamper for that special someone! Fest your eyes on local cheese, vegan produce, Limerick drinks, delicious hot dishes to go, gluten free sweet/savory and more. Local Chef Tom Flavin will start the evening’s series of demonstrations whipping up a seasonal taster on the new cooking unit from 5pm. Live music by local choirs will entertain the crowds for the evening
The local producers will have a wide range of food from Limerick including Minced Pies, Puddings, organic beef & lamb, Christmas Maroons, Cheese range, Christmas Hams, Chestnuts, Brandy Butter, Christmas Deserts/Baked Goodies, Ham Hoc & Beef Brisket hot off the grill, freshly rolled sushi, local Thai food, pulled Limerick pork, steaming paella, seasonal galette, Christmas Italian Pasta, Santa’s cookie mix, Gluten Free Goodies, seasonal oils & mushrooms, curries, seafood pasta, sliders, herring and gravlax tasters, and lots more. Limerick Treaty City craft beers with warm Christmas tipples on offer that will make the perfect Christmas experience.
“We are delighted to have such an amazing collection of Limerick Food Producers at our door step within the Limerick Region and on Show at Christmas Time in the Limerick Milk Market. It’s a time for Family, Friends, good cheer and great food which Limerick has in spades this year so come see our one stop shop this #ChristmasInLimerick with twilight fair lit Christmas Food Producers event with a unique opportunity to chat to the people behind the magic of Limerick Food.” Said David Fitzgerald Manager, Limerick Milk Market and member of LFG Committee.
“At The Limerick Strand Hotel my ethos of supporting local is something I am very proud of, and by working closely with likeminded people in the Limerick Food Group, I truly believe we can make a difference and put Limerick on the food destination map in Ireland as a must visit, so why not come along on Thursday and see what fantastic produce Limerick has to offer” Tom Flavin Executive Chef Strand Hotel and member of LFG Committee
“As well as enjoying the late night Christmas shopping in town, it’s great that people can drop down to the milk market and choose from an amazing selection of food, all just 200 meters away from the busy cruises street” Caitrín O’ Brien Co-Founder Wellnice Pops and member of LFG Committee
Have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us at the #LimerickFoodGroup
A Special Thanks to the Sponsors of the Limerick Christmas Food Producers Evening: Local Enterprise Office Limerick and Limerick City & County Council, Permanent TSB Limerick and Lyons of Limerick.
For Further Press information please contact
David Fitzgerald Limerick Food Group
Tel: 087 334 8111
The Limerick Food Group are a voluntary group of people working within the food community of Limerick with the shared vision of connecting people through food and prompting the community in Local Food, Local People and Local Business with the hashtag #bialuimní to support Limerick food.
To visit the Milk Market’s website click here.
To read more about food markets in Limerick click here.