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DIT students achieve top awards at Chef Ireland 2015

Posted: 6 March, 2015

Junior Chef of the Year, Overall Junior Hygiene Award and 5 Gold Medals

Students from the School of Culinary Arts and Food Technology took part at the recent Chef Ireland competition, held at CATEX 2015. The team of students trained hard for 8 weeks prior to the competition under the guidance of their lecturers George Smith, Anthony Campbell, Pauline Danaher, Norma Kelly and James Sheridan.

All the hard work paid off when the team came home with an array of awards and prizes.    Junior Chef of the Year was won by Andy Roche, first year student on the Higher Certificate in Culinary Arts (Professional Culinary Practice)while the Overall Junior Hygiene Award was won by Izzy Dalglish, who is in her 3rd year of the BA in Culinary Arts.  Other prizes won by DIT students included 5 gold medals, 9 silver medals, 4 bronze medals and 7 certificates of merit won by the students pictured above.

View full list of winners and their awards