Kinsale Gourmet Academy News

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

Brain Food at Exam Time

June 8, 2016

Published by: KinsaleGourmet

Brain Food at Exam Time Exam time is a very stressful time for people, not just the person actually sitting the tests but for the household in general. Though the pressure is on the student to prepare, the support they get around the exam time is also crucial. Food can play a big part in Read more

Got a Teen Glued to Their Phone?

February 4, 2016

Published by: KinsaleGourmet

If you are tired of looking at the top of your teens head, as they scroll through the phone continuously, we have a great idea to wean them off the phone and on to the hob! With the midterm fast approaching, teens need something non-digital to do. On 22nd March, we are running a hands-on 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.