A food experience like no other, Taste of Dublin brings the best in cuisine and dining to our strong, heavily engaged audience who are deeply interested in all things food. We are proud to work with the very best brands that match these values and enhance the experience for our visitors.

Headline Sponsor


Neff is delighted to be the headline sponsor of such a prestigious event that is Taste of Dublin. They will be showcasing their extensive range of premium appliances in “The Neff Taste Kitchen”.

At Neff, they believe that the kitchen is the heart of every home. A place to eat, meet and get creative with your cooking. The Neff Taste Kitchen will be home to some of the world’s leading chefs over the 4-day event. Cooking in the world’s finest kitchen, the chefs will inspire you with delicious ingredients and recipes.

Over the four days, The Neff Taste Kitchen will also be home to some of Ireland’s finest food producers which include; Macroom Buffalo Cheese, Irish Atlantic Sea Salt, Sadie’s Kitchen Bone Broth, Glenilen Farm, Graham’s Mustard, Newgrange Gold, O’ Hanlon Herbs and The Trigger Fish Cookshop. Here the producers will share their expertise, knowledge and inspiring stories which are all about unique Irish products.

Neff hopes you are as excited as they are to attend the Food lovers Playground themed event that is Taste of Dublin, Inspired by Neff.

“Cooking inspires people, People inspire us.”

Platinum Partner

Sony Xperia

We are delighted to welcome Sony Xperia back to Taste of Dublin this year, who will join us as a platinum partner. Sony will captivate your senses and bring entertainment to the extreme through a showcase of its latest flagship smartphone – the Xperia XZ2 – in the Laurent-Perrier VIP Lounge in association with Sony Xperia.

The Xperia XZ2 is packed with the latest Sony technologies. It delivers an entertainment experience that touches your senses in a whole new way, whether you’re lost in an HDR movie or capturing hidden details with the new advanced Motion Eye™ camera.

To learn more about the new flagship range, visit www.sonymobile.com/ie

Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific, the Official Airline Partner for Taste of Dublin 2018 are excited to introduce visitors to the delights of our 80-destination-strong network across Asia Pacific. We look forward to welcoming you at our feature which will celebrate our brand new direct Dublin to Hong Kong route by recreating a thriving culinary street environment and serving inflight cocktails.

Platinum Partner

Chill Insurance

Chill Insurance proudly returns as a platinum partner at Taste of Dublin and as the official insurer of the event.

Chill Insurance is one of Ireland’s largest and fastest growing insurance brokers. They compare the top insurers in the country for customers in one online quick quote at www.chill.ie or over the phone in one of their Dublin and Cork-based call centres.  By comparing leading insurers, Chill Insurance customers get the best choice and variety for their car, home, life, business, and van insurance. Customers could save time and money by using Chill Insurance as their one stop shop for all their insurance needs.

Irish Independent

The Irish Independent is a long-standing media partner to Taste of Dublin, the Irish Independent is Ireland’s biggest-selling and best-read daily newspaper. The authority in trusted journalism, the Irish Independent delivers the top news stories, latest sports coverage, and informative features to readers nationwide.  Saturday’s Weekend magazine is foodie heaven, with the latest food and wine news and trends, mouth-watering recipes, restaurant reviews and weekly columns from healthy home-cook Indie Power and wine expert Corinna Hardgrave.

Sunday Independent

The Sunday Independent is Ireland’s best-read paper, with a loyal audience of over half a million readers who read no other Sunday newspaper.  Packed with supplements and magazines, each edition offers a compelling and entertaining insight into Irish and world news, sport, business, property, and lifestyle. Appetites, inside LIFE magazine, is a dedicated food section where you’ll find delicious recipes from Ireland’s favourite chef Rachel Allen, specialist cook Susan Jane White and quirky columnist Sophie White every week.  Plus, there’s Lucinda O’Sullivan’s unmissable restaurant reviews and food and drink news from our wonderful culinary country.

Iveagh Garden Hotel

We are delighted to announce our hotel partner for 2018 is the brand new stunning Iveagh Gardens Hotel, located just 100m walking distance from the event.

About the hotel

Iveagh Garden Hotel is a modern take on traditional luxury. The four-star Iveagh Garden Hotel is an urban oasis just steps from Grafton Street. With 152 luxurious rooms, guests can unwind with a stroll through the gardens, relish craft cocktails, casual and fine-dining in Elle’s Bar & Bistro. A downstairs function venue can also hold up to 300 people standing which is perfect for a conference, product launch, book launch, private celebration or glamorous drinks reception.

To book your stay during Taste of Dublin visit- http://iveaghgardenhotel.ie


Laurent Perrier is delighted to be the Champagne Partner for Taste of Dublin 2018. The House of Laurent-Perrier was founded in 1812 by Andre Michel Pierlot and has been owned by the de Nonancourt family since 1939. Laurent-Perrier, located in the heart of the Marne valley champagne district, is one of the top five champagne producers and distributors in the world. The company produces a range of champagne styles under the Laurent-Perrier name rose and Grand Siecle — our prestige cuvee.

Roe & Co

Unlike any other whiskey, Roe & Co was made in collaboration with a hand-picked group of Ireland’s top bartenders who, together with Roe & Co Master Blender Caroline Martin, created a unique blended whiskey that is perfect for cocktails. Roe & Co is made from the finest hand-selected stocks of Irish malt and grain whiskies and aged in bourbon casks. It has the signature smoothness of Irish Whiskey with remarkable depth of flavour – a luxuriously smooth blend, with a perfect harmony between the intense fruitiness of the malt and the mellow creaminess of the grain whiskies.


Today FM

Today FM is Ireland’s biggest national, commercial independent radio station and features the most talented broadcasters that can be found in the country.

The Today FM line-up features much-loved personalities such as Ian Dempsey, Mario Rosenstock, Muireann O’Connell, Dermot Whelan, Louise Duffy and many more.

Today FM is the NO.1 station for 25-44 year olds in Ireland. Every day the station connects with listeners to share hilarious and heartwarming stories, breaking news and of course, most importantly, all of the latest music that people love to listen to.


We are grateful to the OPW for allowing us to, again, host the event in the beautiful Iveagh Gardens. The Iveagh Gardens, popularly known as Dublin’s ‘Secret Garden’, boast a unique collection of landscaped features such as the archery ground, rustic grotto, centrepiece fountains and a beautiful cascade. The Iveagh Gardens are open all year.


Volkswagen Ireland are proud to be the official car partner of Taste of Dublin and are excited to showcase three of their latest new models at this years’ much anticipated event.

Innovation and creativity are at heart of the Volkswagen range, so this eye-catching and inventive celebration of food is the perfect setting to explore our new range. On display will be the Tiguan Allspace five or seven seater which combines great SUV looks with plenty of versatility and room for adventure. Also on display will be the stylish T-Roc – the confident compact SUV with a striking presence and host of personalisation options. Our flagship model, Arteon, combines the elegance of a coupé with the practicality of a large executive saloon.   

Show Partners