The Macroom Food Festival Schools Cook-Off competition in association with Danone Nutricia invites students, in teams of two, to create an innovative recipe, for a dish of their choice, using local produce.

Each team is required to submit a recipe, which they have tried and tested, that they feel best heroes their chosen local produce, hence reducing air miles and is nutritionally sound. The competition is open to all senior students in post-primary schools and Youthreach Centres in County Cork and County Kerry.

Shortlisting of applications will apply, and teams will be chosen by the judges to cook their dish during the open air cook-off on Sunday 22nd September 2019 when they will prepare, cook and present their dish. The cook-off judges will observe the preparation and implementation of the dish before tasting each dish and choosing a winner and a runner-up.

The final will be held on Sunday 22nd September 2019 in Macroom Town Square, Macroom, Co. Cork.

With two iPads up for grabs for the winners, what are you waiting for? Let’s get started!

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