French food fair on the Square !

We are delighted to announce the launch of the first French Food Fair on the Square !

Organised by French blogger “French Foodie in Dublin” in conjunction with Merrion Square Innovation Network and kindly supported by the people at Irish Village Markets,’French Food Fair on The Square’ will take place on Saturday 11th of October from 10 am to 6pm at the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, no. 63 Merrion Square Dublin 2.

In this beautiful Georgian building the best Irish-based French food producers will be there to give you a taste of France right in the heart of Dublin. You will be able to stock up on on French treats such as breads, macarons, chocolates, cheese, charcuterie and many other products.

Entrance is free.

There will also be talks and tastings throughout the day to tease your tastebuds! These include (more announced soon):

Schedule

12pm-12.30pm
Franck Le Moenner (retail manager at Sheridans Cheesemongers) talks about the French Terroir (AOC) vs Irish Terroir family business, followed by cheese tastings

1.30pm-2.00pm
Clémentine Agron from Cocoa Atelier talks about the origin of chocolate, chocolateries in France, Cocoa Atelier’s chocolates & history, followed by a guided tasting (max 20 people, arrive early!).
3.00pm-3.30pm
Thibault Peigne (Baker and Owner of Tartine Bakery) talks about sourdough bread making and the importance of fermentation.

3.45pm-6.00pm
Nicolas Bateau (Co-owner at L’Art du Chocolat) talks about chocolate making and chocolate tempering, followed by a chocolate tasting and screening of the movie ‘Chocolat’. Tickets for the screening and talk (€5) available here.

This is family-friendly event, a face painter and jugglers will be there on the day to entertain the little ones! There is also a playground in Merrion Square Park.

There are still a few spaces left so if you’d like to have a stall at French Food Fair On The Square please get in touch with frenchfoodieindublin@gmail.com

Published on 07/10/2014

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