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Lobsters & Lettuce Festival in Bundoran on 6th July Weekend!

The Lobsters & Lettuce Festival Bundoran celebrates the Atlantic Ocean and all its bounty. 

Artisan and local producers and chefs from our restaurants, hotels and bars will come together to demonstrate the good food available in this area of the North West of Ireland. 


Food, Surfing, Angling, Swimming, Flora, Fauna, Birdlife and Much More! Celebrity Chefs, Artisan producers, local groups and experts will all join in the fun with demonstrations, cook-offs, treasure hunts and loads more. 

Here is some of the Line-Up for the Lobster & Lettuce Festival which runs, in Bundoran, Co Donegal
from the 6th - 8th July 2012.

Friday 6th July 2012

4:00 pm Carnival Lobsters & Lettuce Parade from Bundoran Boat Quay to Festival Site



5:00 pm Enda Hughes – From Harbour to Harbour; Killybegs to Sydney presented by Marlboro House Restaurant

Jazz from the magnificent Rare Groove Funk Orchestra

Lobsters & Lettuce Barbecue in event arena

6:00 pm Panel of Chefs of Ireland– Demo

Old Hands in the Kitchen in Lobsters Marquee

Saturday 7th July

11:00 am Grow Your Own Organic Salad Bowl with Hans Wieland –Organic Centre at Glor Na Mara Community Garden, 10 minutes walk from town centre.

12:00 pm Can’t Cook? Might Cook! Semi Final 1

La Sabbia and Stakes Restaurants, Bundoran do battle

1:00 pm Can’t Cook? Might Cook! Semi Final 2

Marlboro House and Fox’s Lair Restaurants, Bundoran do battle

1:45pm Guided Walk at low Tide with Olivia Crossan of Coast Care – (numbers limited)

2:00 pm Award-winning chef, Piero Melis of the Courthouse Restaurant, Kinlough – Shelling and Cooking with Oysters



3:00 pm Everyday cooking with seaweeds from the Irish Seaweed Kitchen

4:00 pm Healthy Children’s Lobsters & Lettuce Ready Steady Cook with Eithna O’Sullivan

5:00 pm The Right Wine? With Dicey Reillys Award winning Off-License and Louis Latour Wines

6:00 pm Authentic Florida Gumbo and Grits with Tracy Bertram from the USA presented by La Sabbia Restaurant.

Sunday 8th July

11:00 am Ornamental Planting for beside the sea with Paul Dunleavey, Le Fleur, Ballyshannon

12:00 pm Cooking with Wild Food, Gaby Wieland, Herbalist and Cooking Instructor - www.neantog.com

RNLI Rescue Demo in Bundoran Bay visible from Festival Site

 

1:00 pm Cakes & Bakes with Regina Shallow of South West College, NI

2:00 pm Slow Food Demo from Michael McLoone of Muses Restaurant

3:00 pm Can’t Cook? Might Cook! Final Cook Off between ???

4:00 pm Mexican Meets Irish with Marlboro House Restaurant

5:00 pm Lobsters & Lettuce – The Real Deal, cooking with Eithna O’Sullivan of Source Sligo Cookery School and Eithna’s Mullaghmore

6:00 pm A Tale of Two Towns – Costumed Historical Tour of Bundoran culminating in Ceili with the Assaroe Ceili Band at Lettuce Marquee

For further Details see http://lobstersandlettuce.com/
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