News from the School of Food

Midsummer Feast – June 20th

Enjoy an evening of food and entertainment in a marquee in the courtyard at the School of Food. Local specialities will be prepared by the School of Food team of tutors in our Kitchens, the outdoor oven and on the new School of Food BBQ!
There will be live music throughout the evening and beer & wine will be available for sale on the night.
Tickets are just €35 each and will sell out fast.

Tickets are available here…

Plant swap and Garden Volunteer’s Day June 13th

Do you have some spare seedlings or veg plants? Is there something you need? Come along to the School Garden on Saturday the 13th from 11 – 1 to swap with other keen gardeners.

We’ll also be doing some planting of unusual Fruit Bushes in the Garden, so if you have some free time, please join us to give a hand.
New Developments at the School

If you haven’t been to the School in a while you may not have seen our new Pizza Oven, the developments in the Community Garden, the new Demonstration/Event BBQ.

Upcoming Courses at the School

We have had a busy first few months with lots of great classes and there are more still to come.

The highlights include:

June 10 Thai Cuisine Demo, 7pm – 9:30pm, € 30
June 13 Cheesemaking with Helen Finnegan, 11am – 3pm, € 90
June 15 Cooking for Seniors (with Kilkenny ETB) includes lunch, 10am – 2pm, € 15
June 17 Summer Vegetarian Cooking with Helen Costello, 7pm – 9:30pm, € 40
June 24 Kitchen Skills for Older Teens, 3pm – 6pm, € 25
June 27 Improve your Beekeeping, 10am – 2pm, € 40
June 27 Cook with your kids (includes lunch), 11am – 2pm, € 20
June 27 & 28 Building a Clay Pizza Oven, 10am – 4pm, € 140

July 1 French Cuisine (Hands On), 7pm – 9:30pm, € 40
July 4th Independence Day BBQ Class, 10am – 2pm, € 70
July 6 – 8 3 Day Kids’ Camp (ages 8 – 12), 3pm – 5:30pm, € 55
July 8 Discovering Tapas (Hands On), 7pm – 9:30pm, € 40
July 11 Woodfired Cooking in the Pizza Oven, 10am – 2pm, € 70
July 13 – 15 3 Day Teens Camp, 3pm – 5:30pm, € 55
July 15 Preparing & Cooking Seafood, 7pm – 9:30pm, € 40
July 18 Japanese Cuisine with Fiona Uyema, 10am – 2pm, € 70

Full details are available on the website.
The School of Food, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny