The event normally runs on October Bank Holiday weekend but this year Savour Kilkenny will run online for 10 weeks. The festival, which usually welcomes over 50,000 visitors, has a fantastic reputation for their interesting talks, animated food demonstrations, bustling restaurants around the city and county, evening entertainment and so much more. This year starting on November 4th a very exciting on-line programme of virtual events will be streamed with warming recipes, wine talks, wellness advice and insights into where our food is produced.
Savour Kilkenny Celebrity Chefs
Wednesdays – 7pm
Online cookery demonstrations/cook alongs from celebrity chefs.
Celebrity chefs have been invited to record a special 10-15 minute cookery demo for Savour Kilkenny Online. In this online cooking demonstration chefs will talk about what they love about Kilkenny and Kilkenny Food; and Savour Kilkenny, of course!! The videos will be hosted online on all Savour Kilkenny social media channels every Wednesday at 7pm along with recipes and a list of ingredients.
Savour Kilkenny Producers - Stories From Behind The Scenes
An online ‘reveal’ of the skills and hard work that goes into producing our local food products.
Kilkenny producers will take Savour viewers on a virtual tour of their businesses to show how their products are produced and see what it is like ‘behind the scenes’. They will share what makes Kilkenny a great place to run a food business from. This online event will be live every Friday at 8pm on all Savour Kilkenny social media channels.
Savour Future Foodies - Fun Food Activities For Children
Online demonstrations to give our younger generation a greater appreciation of the food they eat, where the ingredients come from and how to have fun making great nutritious food.
Local Kilkenny chefs will host a 10 to 15 minute video on Saturday mornings at 10am for our future foodies which will entice them to grow, cook, eat and have fun at home with their parents or siblings. These fun and engaging videos will be hosted online across all Savour Kilkenny social media channels and will include a list of ingredients and recipes for each. Children who take part can share their own cooking videos of making tasting and their creations.
Savour Wellness - Zoom Through The Pandemic!
An online public forum to chat about health and wellness from a range of Kilkenny experts.
Local dietitians, nutritionists, physiotherapists, fitness instructors, psychologists, counsellors, yoga instructors will give the best wellness advice on an online forum to encourage healthy habits now and in the future.
Savour Kilkenny Agriculture - Our Primary Food Producers
Online insights into Kilkenny farms and farmers who are at the forefront of putting quality food products into our processing plants and ultimately into our shops and homes.
Progressive Kilkenny farmers will share their story with the Savour Kilkenny audience to enlighten and inspire.
The stories will be shared via 10-15 minute inspiring videos with a talk-through and a walk-through on the farm in full swing!
Savour Marketplace Sales Pitch
An opportunity for food producers who would normally trade at the festival to pitch their products to our online audiences in one minute!
Market traders are invited to take the floor and sell Savour viewers their wares and let people know how good they are, what makes them special and where they can be purchased.