The Macroom Food Festival Schools Cook-Off competition invites students, in teams of two, to create an innovative recipe, for a dish of their choice, using local produce. Each team are required to submit a recipe, which they have tried and tested, that they feel best exhibits their chosen local produce and is nutritional suitable for early life nutrition. The competition is open to all senior students in post-primary schools and Youthreach Centres in County Cork and County Kerry.

The chosen finalists will be expected to prepare and cook their recipe on gas, in an open-air cook off during Macroom Food Festival 2019.

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

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

Application forms coming soon...

For any queries completing the form or general questions about the CookOff, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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