Kinsale Gourmet Academy News

How To Master the ‘Fake-away’

January 11, 2017

Published by: KinsaleGourmet

Everyone is on a health kick for January. It usually begins with people clearing out all the junk food out of the fridge and cupboards. Next step; strict rules and resolutions are put in place. No more take-aways, no more fried food, no more gluten, no more carbs…… the list is endless. Before you know Read more

Demo, Wine + Dine – the Perfect Christmas Party

November 18, 2016

Published by: KinsaleGourmet

Looking for Something Different for Your Office Party? There’s nothing like food to bring people together. If you are planning a Christmas staff party, our Christmas Demo classes could be just what you are looking for! Christmas Canapes – Demo, Wine & Dine (€55 per person) While you sip a glass of wine, David Rice Read more

Fish Caught – Now What??

August 26, 2016

Published by: KinsaleGourmet

Though Ireland is surrounded by water, people still don’t eat enough fish. Kinsale is famous for it’s seafood and it has a vibrant restaurant scene with so much choice when it comes to restaurants. You can get the best of fish served here in Kinsale and you will find it hard to find a menu Read more

Meet Toby

August 22, 2016

Published by: KinsaleGourmet

Toby Slocum is 18 and is learning his craft under the watchful eye of David Rice here at the Kinsale Gourmet Academy. His motivation for becoming a chef was his mothers awful cooking (his words!) and he reckoned he had to be able to do better than her in the kitchen! His love for cooking Read more

Planning a Teambuilding Day Out?

June 15, 2016

Published by: KinsaleGourmet

They Came, They Conquered COOKED! There’s nothing like food to bring people together. If you are planning a summer staff BBQ or Teambuilding event, our new exciting programme could be just what you are looking for! The privacy of Ballinacurra allows you to escape from the conformity of every day office life, to a tranquil Read more



Vicki Scott
Vicki Scott

David was an awesome teacher - very patient, fun, and explained everything so well that even I loved this! I am a terrible cook, but I can hardly wait to try some of the recipes he shared that day.

He gave us so many hints that I know everything will turn out great. I hope your cooking school will be a great success. David will be a great asset to this endeavor.