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FOOD WRITER & JOURNALIST
Restaurant Critic/Food Writer/Columnist, Irish Examiner | Eater | Sunday Business Post 101 Great Irish Restaurants & Misc. | Contributor, http://www.foodandwine.ie | Member of Irish Food Writers’ Guild | Also contribute to other miscellaneous publications
Founder, Programmer & Ringmaster, Grub Circus, a travelling food activist ‘roadshow’ appearing at All Together Now Festival, Curraghmore Estate, Waterford, and other venues (Twitter: @grubcircus
Author/Ghostwriter: Clifford & Son (Liberties Press) (http://www.amazon.com/Clifford-Son-Michael/dp/1909718394)
Working with small food producers (product development and marketing) and the hospitality sector (menu development, systems and marketing).
I have almost ten years experience as a professional chef in Ireland and the UK, including nearly two years working as head chef in a busy vegetarian restaurant and I also have substantial front-of-house experience. I have a BA in Culinary Arts (Graduate Student of the Year) from Cork Institute of Technology.
Modules included: Advanced Culinary Skills 1& 2 | Advanced Pastry 1 & 2 | Gastronomy in the Modern World | Cost Management | Culinary Leadership & Training | Research Methods & Styles | New Food Product Development Tech | Service Business Environment | Food Product Development & Concepts | Synoptic Study (Sustainable Short Food Supply Chains for Urban Areas).
As a former graphic designer and print production specialist with extensive experience including several years as European Print Project Manager for Apple, I am also able to advise on all aspects of visual design and marketing.
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I love the term Swashbuachaill (practicing the spelling…)! Dashing, exotic and dangerous to know.
and there was I wondering if it might be a bit of a mouthful for the non-Irish speaker. Thanks Chef!
Hi Joe , its Richard O’ Connell here from Mueller & O’ Connell bakery in Abbeyleix. just want to know how do I register our business on eat for Ireland .ie.
PS: well done on the initative
thanks, Richard, just download the app as per instructions and you will be able to register your details. Also, send me details the type of breads etc you are doing along with a few pics to email@example.com, thanks again, Joe
Just a quick enquiry to check to see if you offer Freelance Editing/ writing for Food magazines?
If you do offer Freelance services then I’d love to have a chat about a 2022 project that I am working on
sure, Robert, my personal email is firstname.lastname@example.org If you want to send me on more detail, I can have a look at it and then we could maybe have a chat on the phone, best, Joe