Monday 20 November 2017

Would-be chefs get chance at new career

By David tucker

WOULD-BE chefs in the South East looking for a start in the industry could find the answer to their prayers in Thomastown.

Kilkenny School of Food, in Thomastown, has won a Fáilte Ireland tender to run a Pilot Chef Training Programme this winter, offering would-be chefs a great opportunity to start a new career.

There are 12 places available and the 10-week course begins on December 7, ensuring the first team of Chefs will be ready to join the work force next March

Róisín McQuillan, Director of the Programme said, 'we are very keen to encourage those with an interest in food and seeking employment to talk to us about this programme. It offers great opportunities to a wide range of people, keen perhaps to go in a new career direction or looking to develop new skills.'Robert Jull, Chair of the School of Food, says: 'This is a tremendous opportunity for those looking to get their start cooking and working in the food business. To find out more contact the School of Food directly on 056 7754397, or email

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