Guaranteed Irish Calls For Nominations For Ireland’s National Food Hero
Guaranteed Irish, the leading business membership organisation, is calling for nominations for Ireland’s national Food Hero. Since the beginning of the year, the organisation has run the ‘Guaranteed Irish Hero Awards’, recognising the best talent in Ireland across various sectors. To date, awards have been made to high-achievers in the arts, sports, science and music industries. Now, Guaranteed Irish is hoping to find the country’s top food figure.
Members of the public are invited to nominate their Guaranteed Irish Food Hero before the deadline of Thursday, 30th November 2017.
Brid O’Connell (pictured), CEO of Guaranteed Irish, says: “Ireland has a thriving food industry, and a global reputation for excellence in food production. We are blessed to have world-leading chefs, restaurateurs, producers and food brands operating here. We are blessed to have world-leading chefs, restaurateurs, producers and food brands operating here. The Guaranteed Irish Food Hero Award is an opportunity to recognise those driving excellence in our food industry. We’re calling on businesses and individuals to get involved and nominate anyone who has demonstrated a real commitment to creating a better Ireland through championing jobs, community and provenance within the food sector.”
The high-profile figures who have received awards so far under the Guaranteed Irish Heroes initiative include:
- Artist Maser (Arts Hero);
- Former women’s rugby captain Niamh Briggs (Sports Hero);
- Professor Louise Kenny (Science Hero); and
- Music promoter Keiron Campbell Black (Music Hero).
The aim of the initiative is to champion exceptional individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to creating a better Ireland in their respective sectors.