Partners

Euro-Toques Partners

Euro-toques is an independent non-profit organisation, funded by member fees and selected partners. Partners and sponsors are a central support to the organisation that assist in bringing our mission to life. By collaborating, together we are forging the way to preserve Irish culinary heritage while celebrating fresh and innovative ideas in the kitchen that champion the best of Irish produce. Euro-Toques Ireland is very proud to be working with the following partners and sponsors.

Principal partner

La Rousse Foods

Fine food specialist La Rousse Foods have been a renowned distributor of high-quality ingredients to the catering industry in Ireland since 1992. They offer a wide range of fresh, seasonal and innovative produce from a network of local and international producers, always keeping informed of the latest food trends.

Presenting partner La Rousse Foods Fine food specialist La Rousse Foods have been a renowned distributor of high-quality ingredients to the catering industry in Ireland since 1992. They offer a wide range of fresh, seasonal and innovative produce from a network of local and international producers, always keeping informed of the latest food trends.

The partnership

In 2007, La Rousse Foods became our partner in a programme to promote chefs and culinary skill in Ireland. The collaborative partnership between La Rousse Foods and Euro-Toques has developed over the years with La Rousse Foods becoming a principal partner and presenting partner of the Young Chef of The Year Competition in 2015. The Partnership aims to contribute to the ongoing culinary education of young and seasoned chefs, nurturing young talent, promoting Irish culinary heritage and putting Ireland on the culinary map. For more about La Rousse Foods, go to laroussefoods.ie/

Supporting Partners

San Pellegrino

S.Pellegrino, Acqua Panna and Sanpellegrino Sparkling Fruit Beverages are international trademarks of Sanpellegrino S.p.A., based in Milan, Italy. Distributed in over 150 countries through these products represent quality excellence by virtue of their origins and perfectly interpret Italian style worldwide as a synthesis of pleasure, health and well-being.

The partnership

San Pellegrino partners with Euro-Toques Ireland in its exclusive members’ events and the Young Chef of the Year Competition, Ireland’s premier culinary contest for professional young chefs. The finalists from it have gone on to enter San Pellegrino’s World Young Chef Competition, including 2015 global champion Mark Moriarty, the winner of the Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year Competition in 2013) and Conor Halpenny in 2023 (the winner of the Euro-toques Young Chef of the Year Competition in 2017)

San Pellegrino, a strong advocate for the progression of the culinary sphere, has recently developed the San Pellegrino Talks series #SPTALKS in collaboration with Euro-Toque Ireland. The series shares the same objective of creating meaningful dialogue amongst a supportive, food-focused community and of providing a platform for sharing international trends and ideas, with the Irish culinary community while fostering an environment for dialogue amongst the Irish and international culinary communities..
For more about San Pellegrino, go here: sanpellegrino.com

 

Community partners

Gather and Gather Ireland

Echoing the ethos of our Community, Gather and Gather are changing the face of workplace catering in Ireland through creating dining experiences that focus on locally sourced produce from a collective of Irish producers. Gather and Gather are champions of sustainable workplace catering as well as providing culinary educational experiences for their staff and customers. Many Gather and Gather chefs are members of Euro-Toques Ireland. We are proud to have them join our community and look forward to working with them.

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The Taste.ie

 

TheTaste.ie is Ireland’s largest food & drink travel site proudly championing all things Irish. TheTaste:Creative is a new content creation service dedicated to food, drink and hospitality businesses, to help them develop a narrative and tell their story with sharp videography and photography, while connecting them with TheTaste social community. We look forward to collaborating with the team at TheTaste.ie in 2023 and beyond.

 

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