Taste of Dublin announce details of their new Festive Edition

Taste of Dublin announce details of their new Festive Edition

Rachel Allen, Mark Moriarty, Paul Kelly, Sharon Hearne Smith and many more of Ireland’s best loved chefs announced for a Festive Edition of the summer favourite Taste of Dublin.

With workshops in festive tablescaping, butchery, festive baking, spirits and cocktail masterclasses and lots more, this new edition of Taste of Dublin will prepare everyone for the season of entertaining.

On Thursday 26th September at the launch of Taste of Dublin: Festive Edition inspired by Tesco Finest* some of Ireland’s most exciting and notable chefs were announced for the inaugural November event. The indoor event, running from November 28th to December 1st in the RDS, will set you up for the 2019 season in style!

Adrian Martin :: Rachel Allen :: Aoife Noonan :: Holly White :: Mark Moriarty :: Paul Kelly :: Rory O’Connell :: Sharon Hearne Smith :: Edward Hayden and many more will take to the Taste Chefs’ Stage to share their Festive entertaining secrets and tips. Get all the insider hints to make this the easiest and tastiest Festive season you have ever had. With specialists in baking, butchery and vegan dining, there will be something for everyone to learn from and enjoy.

There will be so much to do at Taste of Dublin: Festive Edition, from specially curated workshops to live entertainment; the ultimate fun, foodie heaven!



Presenting for the festive edition, the Taste Chefs’ Theatre. An unmissable Taste experience for the true foodie.

Here you’ll spot some of Ireland’s most loved culinary talent as they chop, slice, dice and mince their way through their favourite festive recipes.  Learn how to make the most succulent turkey, the crispiest roasties or the most delicious gravy – it's all covered to get you inspired for your best Christmas dinner yet. There’ll also have some fabulous chefs baking their most delicious Christmas recipes. They’ll have you whipping up meringue roulades, classic mince pies and yule logs in no time!



Deck the halls (and tables!) with the festive tablescaping and crafting masterclasses. This is a seasonal special not to be missed.

Whether it be a Christmas Eve dinner or a Christmas Day lunch you will be given some incredible ideas to work with, which will WOW your guests and certainly enhance your hosting status.



Hosted by master mixologists, the spirits and cocktail workshops will take the mystique out of the alchemy of cocktail making and show you how to shake (or stir) up some classic cocktails.

Whether you want to lend some sophistication to your repertoire or find new and exciting recipes, the masters of mixing will be on hand to inspire you and your drinks cabinet!



Wonderful wines to sample and sip at the wine experience at Taste of Dublin: Festive Edition.

This is your chance to sit and taste delicious reds, whites, roses and sparkling wines. A master sommelier will be on hand to guide you through a curated selection of superb wines perfect for the festive season.



At Taste of Dublin: Festive Edition will introduce you to the art of butchery with some of Ireland’s award winning butchers.

These workshops give an overview of the age old craft of butchery and will inspire you to re-imagine and get creative with your meat dishes. You’ll learn the terminology and skills involved in getting the most from the meat you buy.



At Taste of Dublin: Festive Edition, some of Ireland’s most talented chocolatiers will be on hand to show you how they go from bean to bar with their amazing skills.

During the demos you’ll learn everything from where chocolate comes from, to how to make your very own hand crafted treats. This chocolate experience will have your taste buds tingling.

With a winter home indoors at the RDS there will be plenty of space to get cosy and enjoy all the magnificent restaurants with their Festive treats. Loose Canon, Hang Dai, Jaru, Shaka Poke, The Mince Pie Bar by The Cupcake Bloke, The Porthouse, Millish by Finn Ní Fhaoláin and Niall Sabongi (Klaw) are just some of the delicious restaurants you can enjoy.


The VIP space offers visitors a bespoke experience at the heart of the event. The VIP experience includes a complimentary glass of Champagne, reserved seating and chef meet & greets.

Driving the festive season is great music and at Taste of Dublin: Festive Edition it will be no different! They are delighted to collaborate with Mazda Ireland and get everyone in the mood with a line up of rock, pop, classics, and crooners that will get you revved up.

Let Mazda Ireland put you in the driving seat with an entertainment line up helping everyone to get their festive season started in the right gear. Lively music, fiery food, and somewhere to get in the mood for a Christmas celebration – the perfect combo!

At Taste of Dublin: Festive Edition, there will be so much to experience for everyone. Young, old, friends, families there will be so much to do and see over the sessions.

Taste of Dublin: Festive Edition at the RDS, Merrion Road Ballsbridge Dublin 4, from the 28th Nov – 1st Dec 2019

Tickets on sale now from https://dublin.tastefestivals.com/tickets

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