Sodexo Ireland sponsors Ballymaloe Litfest for second year
April 28, 2014
Sodexo is a premium sponsor of the Kerrygold Ballymaloe Litfest for the second year.
The Litfest, which takes place on 16-18 May 2014, is hosted by the world-renowned Ballymaloe House in Shanagarry, Co. Cork.
The Litfest is dedicated to food and wine writing and this year’s international guest speaker lineup includes René Redzepi of Noma, London-based deli, restaurant and cookbook supremos Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi, Australian cook and artisan food champion Maggie Beer, Mexican cook, food writer and conservationist Diana Kennedy, writer and broadcaster Tom Parker-Bowles and English chef-writers Simon Hopkinson and Rowley Leigh.
Daniel Klein and Mirra Fine of The Perennial Plate web documentary series will present a collection of their documentaries which have been filmed around the world and are dedicated to socially responsible and adventurous eating.
Irish authors and food writers include Darina Allen, Rachel Allen and Rory O’Connell, Ross Lewis, Paul Flynn, Donal Skehan, Martin Shanahan, Catherine Fulvio, Clodagh McKenna, wine columnists John Wilson, Tomás Clancy, Raymond Blake, Leslie Williams and Mary Dowey, writers Imen McDonnell, Tom Doorley, Nessa Robbins, Lily Higgins and John & Sally McKenna.
Margot Slattery, managing director of Sodexo Ireland, said: “As one of Ireland’s largest food and facilities management providers, we are passionate about serving great-tasting food from seed to plate in the workplace. We are delighted to be involved once again in this unique event. Last year’s Litfest showcased an extraordinary calibre of culinary and literary talent and this year’s programme promises another world class experience to relish.”
For more information and to book tickets visit www.litfest.ie.