Jun 10

Shannon College of Hotel Management to represent Ireland in Brazil

Alina and Brazilian Flag

Alina Sile, 3rd year student at the Shannon College of Hotel Management has been chosen to represent Ireland at the 43rd WorldSkills competition in Brazil. Alina began her winning streak when she was awarded 1st place in the prestigious Ireland Skills Restaurant Service Final 2015 in March. The 3 finalists from this competition, Alina, Paul …

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Mar 29

Hat-Trick for Shannon College at Irish Skills Awards

Group Shot Ireland Skills Competitors

  Shannon College of Hotel Management take home the prize for the third year at the  Ireland Skills Restaurant Service Final .  Shannon College of Hotel Management was selected to host this year’s final due to its great success in the Ireland Skills competition over the past 2 years and 2015 was no different with Alina …

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May 10

Shannon College wins Ireland Skills Final in LIT

LIT recently hosted the ‘Ireland Skills Restaurant Service’ national finals for the first time. The Ireland Skills National Competition is a prestigious event, run on an annual basis and attracts the best trainee crafts persons from around the country to compete for first place in Ireland and win the coveted Department of Education and Skills …

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Mar 10

Shannon College Takes Gold at Cook Serve Competition

A team of students from Shannon College of Hotel Management won gold at the Chef Ireland competition at Hospitality Expo in the RDS last week. Over 200 entries were received by Chef Ireland for the eleven categories of culinary competitions for senior professionals and junior chefs.  Chef Ireland is one of the largest and most …

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Feb 27

Siobhan receives Silver Medal from Department of Education and Skills

Following on from last year’s success at the Ireland Skills Restaurant Service competition current national champion Siobhan Loughman was invited by the IrelandSkills to a special presentation to receive a coveted Department of Education and Skills Silver Medal. The Silver Medal Awards ceremony organised by IrelandSkills to recognised the achievements of the top 42 Irish students and apprentices in winning the …

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Aug 08

Edwins Banfi Diary 2013

Banfi Tour 2013

It has been over two months since the completion of the Banfi trip, but I am still living in the “emperor-like” experience. I often think about the incredible food and wine I tasted along the trip and share my travel experience with my friends and guests around. Although I have been to Italy a few …

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Feb 22

Want to Understand the Language of Wine

Bottle of Pinto Grigio WIne

From Fontana Candida Wines Language of Wine Some of the language used to describe wine can be confusing and intimidating. Don’t let it scare you away. Listed below are some of the most commonly used wine terms and their meanings. The more familiar you become with wine terms the easier it will be to find wines …

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Feb 18

Wine Etiquette FAQs: The Restaurant Edition

Interesting article I came across about wine etiquette: By Etty Lewensztain, Wine Expert for Menuism.com Wine etiquette has changed drastically over the years, just as the profile of drinkers has changed. Gone are the days of stuffy sommeliers wielding crystal stemware in suits and ties. Instead, a new generation of tattooed, Converse-wearing wine directors has emerged, bringing …

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Dec 14

Graduate Partick Farrell visits Maison Louis Latour

By Patrick Farrell (Class of 2011)  Little did I know that when I received the Louis Latour Prize at my Graduation Ceremony in March that I was going to be put up with the true warmth and hospitality in the traditional French Spirit of ‘Mon Hôte’. The experience, to say the least, exceeded my expectations …

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Nov 18

Year 3 Students Start F&B 2 Practical Project

It’s that time of year again when the Year 3 students start the research into their F&B 2 practical project.  The students are divided into six groups with each group being assigned a cuisine.  The group must then come up with a concept of a restaurant around this cuisine, developing a menu, matching wine and …

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