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Sunday 8 December 2019

Chef Dundon highlights Irish cooking skills in Toronto

Chef Kevin Dundon; Jennifer Valentyne, host of The Morning Show and Dana Welch, Tourism Ireland
Chef Kevin Dundon; Jennifer Valentyne, host of The Morning Show and Dana Welch, Tourism Ireland

Celebrity chef Kevin Dundon has been showcasing the best of Irish food on popular Canadian TV shows with huge viewerships.

The Dunbrody Country House Hotel owner was invited by Tourism Ireland to take part in a busy programme of culinary and media events in Toronto last week, which included: an appearance on Canadian television when Kevin highlighted modern Irish cuisine on The Morning Show. He appeared on the popular Your Morning breakfast show on CTV the following day and did interviews with influential food and travel journalists with the Toronto Sun and Toronto Star newspapers.

Tourism Ireland's Canadian Manager Dana Welch said: 'Gastronomy and the extremely high quality of Irish produce is one of the key themes being promoted by Tourism Ireland, so we're delighted to work with Kevin - helping us to shine a spotlight on our superb culinary experience. Our message is that Ireland's food scene has undergone a revolution in recent years. Artisan producers and world-class chefs like Kevin have been getting creative with our produce, using fresh local ingredients to create incredible flavours.'

Wexford People