FarePlate returned this March 11 at Houston Hall. Now owned and produced by IrishCentral (please see announcement here) the event offered a variety of food and drink tastings featuring Irish products and recipes - and provided a significant platform to augment visibility to Irish brands across IrishCentral's audience.
Complimentary welcome drink upon arrival
Food and drink tastings from Irish food and drink brands inclusive of Irish whiskey, vodka, beer, cream liqueur, peat wine as well as Irish cheese, potato, oats, butter and bread
Food presentations highlighting Irish ingredients and recipes, inclusive of recipes from the new cookbook release "The New Irish Table"
Feature Tourism Ireland presentation of live cooking demo, "The New Irish Table"cookbook signing by Chef Noel McMeel of Lough Erne Resort in Northern Ireland
Live cooking demos on history and making of boxty (from the Boxty House)
Happy hour drink offers throughout the event 3:00 - 3:30PM, 5:00 - 5:30PM, 7:00 - 7:30PM
Talk and presentation by MashDirect, first Irish potato product launching across US grocery retailers
Multiple prize giveaways
All the above PLUS
Signature drink upon joining the designated 3PM or 5PM seating
Unique tasting plate presentations both savory and sweet throughout the seating featuring Irish ingredients and recipes
Copy of new cookbook "The New Irish Table" released by Charlesbridge Publishing
Handcrafted Irish leather table settings from Irish Bag Company