The TU Dublin Culinary Theatre – Live Sessions (February 2022)

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The School of Culinary Arts and Food Technology, TU Dublin Culinary Theatre Live Sessions are an on-going series of live Masterclasses sessions and food and beverage demonstrations which will include spirits and cocktail events and wine tastings. From sophisticated street food to modern and high end cuisine. The TU Dublin Culinary Theatre hosts some of World’s best chefs and Ireland’s top food and beverage producers in our new culinary theatre based on our Lower Ground Floor on our Grangegorman Campus, Dublin 7. The successful completion of these activities would not be possible without the active and on-going support of the school colleagues, students, 'INSPIRED' friends of Culinary Arts and our TU Dublin Founding partners (school supporters), our school's industry association supporters and of course the 'Professional Practitioners' highlighted in these culinary sessions. We thank you all and we encourage all interested companies, individuals and prospective students who are interested in supporting and joining our school to contact us at email: scaft@tudublin.ie


This video captures our first 'Culinary Threatre - Live Session' which featured Mr. Jim Bowe who is an award-winning master chef and legendary culinary arts educator who has mentored and inspired generations of Irish chefs and others within the hospitality industry in Ireland and around the world. He trained in DIT from 1957-1959, before working in the Metropole, Wicklow, and Intercontinental hotels and at the Collar of Gold restaurant at Dublin Airport. He cooked at the highest level in Ireland, London, Switzerland and America. He succeeded his mentor Jimmy Kilbride to run the City & Guilds 706/3 and NTCB Advanced Cookery Programmes, and cookery demonstrations in DIT Cathal Brugha Street from the late 1980s up until his retirement in the mid-2000s. A major word of thanks were offered to Jim Bowe for sharing his expertise and culinary talent in this video, thanks also to George Smith (Lecturer Culinary Arts, TU Dublin) who kindly assisted Jim with this special training session.