The Food On The Edge team are also accepting applications for the Food On The Edge 2020 Ambassador Programme until the 31st of December.
Super Early Bird Tickets for Food On The Edge 2020, which is taking place on the 19th and 20th of October in Galway, are now available at a cost of €250. The two-day ticket includes admission and access to all talks and masterclasses on both days, lunches, and entertainment on both nights. The special reduced rate ticket is available until the 31st of December, when the ticket price goes to €300.
JP McMahon, Symposium Director of Food On The Edge, said, “Our goal is to make the event as accessible as possible to all who are interested in attending. We hope that the output of what is learnt and put into practice after attending Food On The Edge outweighs the investment in the ticket price. So far, the resounding feedback is that it does.”
Food On The Edge are also now accepting applications for the Food On The Edge Ambassador Programme 2020. 2019 was the first year of the programme which saw six people who are changing the landscape of Irish food and exemplifying the Food On The Edge ethos selected to be Food On The Edge Ambassadors for 2019.
At Food On The Edge 2020, the Ambassadors will be invited to speak on stage in a discussion on the work they are doing, as well as receiving a two-day ticket to the symposium and a profile on the website. Applications can be made online at www.foodontheedge.ie/ambassador-programme and the closing date for applications is the 31st of December.
JP said, “Each year we receive a large number of inspirational applicants hoping to speak at Food On The Edge. These applicants are very often doing wonderful things for Irish food and developing the industry in their own way. While we have limited capacity of speaking slots, we wanted to do something to acknowledge these food champions. We are delighted to open the applications for 2020 to see some of the great work being done for Irish food which may be going unnoticed or underappreciated. I hope this initiative will widen the reach of Food On The Edge and act as its legacy into the future, eventually expanding onto a global scale.”
More than 600 people attended over the two days of Food On The Edge 2019, which was held in Galway in the National University of Ireland, Galway. More than 50 of the world’s best international and Irish chefs and food leaders took to the stage to share their food stories and debate topics, while Irish food producers showcased their produce in the Artisan Food Village.
Food On The Edge 2020 is taking place on the 19th and 20th of October in Galway, with the venue to be confirmed. World-class chefs and speakers are planned for announcement in early 2020.
Super Early Bird Tickets are available to book online at the reduced cost of €250 until the 31st of December at www.foodontheedge.ie/purchase-your-ticket.
Applications for the Ambassador Programme can be made online until the 31st of December at www.foodontheedge.ie/ambassador-programme.
For more information see www.foodontheedge.ie. Check out @foodonthedge on social and follow the official hashtag #FOTE2020 for updates and speaker announcements.