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alex box in sligo at the irish international fashion and food summit
Alex Box
Alex Box Alex Box - Masterclass Biography Renowned for her experimental and often surreal beauty looks, Alex’s work continues to chart the correlation between art, science, nature and the magical. Her editorial work has featured in a variety of publications including Vogue, Stylist, Numero, W, Another Magazine, Dazed & Confused and i-D.  Celebrity clients have...
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LORRAINE BOWEN
Lorraine Bowen
Lorraine Bowen Head of Business Development and Programme Design.Specialist in Creativity, Product Design and Development within the Creative sector. Biography Lorraine has worked with the Academy since 2013 and is currently Head of Business Development and Programme Design. In this capacity, Lorraine engages with Industry sectors to determine training requirements for Micro Enterprises to enable...
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Mickael Viljanen
Mickael Viljanen The Greenhouse Mickael Viljanen born 1981 in Stockholm. Moved to Finland 1984, Catering college in city of Pori in west coast of Finland 1996-1999. His first place of work was "Palace Gourmet Helsinki" 1999. From 1999-2000 he worked in Newcastle & London (UK). In 2001 moved to Ireland, Hodson Bay Hotel. 2004 P&O...
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Danni Barry
Danni Barry
Danni Barry Clenaghans, Aghalee It has been a whirlwind couple of years for Chef Danni Barry, who after taking up the mantle at Michael Deane’s EIPIC in March 2014 landed a Michelin star in September 2015. Having retained the star for the third year running at this year’s Michelin Guide UK and Ireland announcement, Danni has revealed that she...
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Philippe Farineau
Philippe Farineau Ashford Castle Philippe is a Chef with world class experience, from his beginnings as Trainee Chef at the famous Grand Vefour , a two Michelin star restaurant in Paris, before moving onto Le Bristol.   Having left his native country of France and the city of Paris in 1998 – Phillippe came to Ireland...
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Catherin Fulvio
Catherine Fulvio
Catherine Fulvio TV Chef & Author Catherine Fulvio is one of Ireland’s most celebrated female chefs, and is third generation at Ballyknocken House & Cookery School in Co. Wicklow where she and her team host internationally themed-cookery classes as well as showcasing the best of Irish recipes and produce to visitors. Her Irish blood and...
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Stefan Matz
Stefan Matz Stefan Matz Consultancy Arriving to Ireland in 1990 I have been involved in and experienced the great changes within the Irish Hospitality Industry and the Irish Food Culture throughout the last 25 years. Ireland has been transformed and evolved through the hard work of many people in the industry who have been passionate...
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Gaby and Hans Weiland at the irish international fashion and food summit in sligo
Gaby and Hans Wieland
Gaby and Hans Wieland Organic Centre/Neantog www.neantog.com www.theorganiccentre.ie Gaby and Hans Wieland moved to Ireland in 1985 in search of a more sustainable and simple life. They began growing organic vegetables for the family, baked sourdough bread for a local health food store and founded Cliffoney Organic Farmhouse Cheeses, producing organic cheeses for over 20...
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Stephen Toman is speaking at the irish international fashion and food summit
Stephen Toman
Stephen Toman Ox Belfast At OX the focus is on seasonal creativity; using fantastic local produce, presenting it to you in an imaginative way and letting the ingredients shine. Chef owner Stephen Toman started his career in his home-town of Belfast before being bitten by the travelling bug, from 5-star resorts in America to the...
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ciaran sweeney is speaking at the irish international fashion and food summit
Ciaran Sweeney
Ciaran Sweeney Forest & Marcy Originally from Downings, Co Donegal, Ciaran began working at the Rosapenna hotel aged 16. At Aged 23, he moved to England and  started working  as chef de partie, then quickly  moved on to become pastry chef  at the 2 Michelin Starred Champignon Sauvage in Cheltenham under the guidance of David...
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