Good Food Ireland, the unique seal of approval for local food and drink experiences on the island of Ireland, has expanded and is now bringing international visitors to Ireland on certified farm-to-fork food cultural tours. The first official tour, a group of visitors from the United States, arrived in Wicklow this week where they stayed and had dinner at BrookLodge & Macreddin Village. Chef Evan Doyle has created a carefully curated tasting menu that showcases wild and local organic foods from nearby farms and the surrounding area.
The Good Food Ireland Tour is a 9 day culinary and cultural experience that takes visitors on a tour of the Irish coast, viewing dramatic scenery, meeting local people and most importantly allowing them to learn about Ireland through the lens of food and drink.
Good Food Ireland leverages a proven track record of developing Irish food tourism for almost 20 years and uses its in-depth knowledge and unparalleled access to food and drink providers to partner with Good Food Ireland Tours to curate Good Food Ireland Tours of around 300 certified companies. Collection.
“Good Food Ireland is like a friend in Ireland, connecting visitors with a family of like-minded people who all share a passion for good local food and old-fashioned Irish hospitality” says Margaret Jeffares, Founder and Chief Executive of Good Food Ireland.
She continues: “I am delighted to be bringing our first Good Food Ireland Tour to Wicklow. BrookLodge & Macreddin Village embodies the Good Food Ireland philosophy. It is an incredible culinary destination and a perfect stopover for our visitor’s first night in Ireland.”
Farming and fishing have shaped Ireland’s way of life. The land imparts a unique taste and flavor to milk, cheese and meat. For thousands of years, the natural, clean waters around the island’s 7,500 km of coastline have provided exceptionally good seafood.
Good Food Ireland supports local food commitment companies that support Irish farmers, food producers and fishermen. With over 300 businesses in its collection, from hotels to restaurants to pubs, cafes and producers, it reflects Ireland’s landscape and seascape as well as cultural traditions in a way that enlivens a holiday experience. Visit www.goodfoodireland.ie for more information