Domini Kemp

Domini Kemp

Domini trained as a chef at Leith's in London in 1996, before co-writing New Irish Cooking and working in the Michelin-starred Peacock Alley, Dublin.

In 1999, the Kemp sisters opened the first itsa on Abbey Street. There are now four branches of the itsa stores. They also run cafes including itsa @ IMMA and The Gallery Café in the National Gallery of Ireland, plus Table Restaurant in Brown Thomas, Cork...

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You can catch Domini when she open's the festival on Thursday 13th at 6pm in The Kitchen Cafe and on Friday 14th at 11am in our demo tent at Fishmarket Square

Lily Ramirez-Foran

Lily Ramirez-Foran

Lily Ramirez-Foran has been living and cooking in Ireland for 16 years. She’s the author behind the popular food blog, A Mexican Cook.

She is a woman on a mission to showcase Mexican Food beyond its clichés and stereotypes. Lily is passionate about her craft, sharing recipes woven in tradition and history and showing the subtle complexity, sexiness and freshness that real Mexican Food has to offer...

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You can catch Lily on Saturday 15th at 1pm in our demo tent at Fishmarket Square

Gavin McDonagh

Gavin McDonagh

Chef/Patron Gavin McDonagh’s food philosophy has been wrought over the hot plates of some of Ireland’s finest establishments.

An impressive career path that has included senior posts in Michelin Starred restaurants like L’Ecrivan and Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud in Ireland. A well-travelled journey too with time spent in France, Germany & The UK...

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You can catch Gavin on Friday 14th at 3pm in our demo tent at Fishmarket Square

Wade Murphy

Wade Murphy

A Gorey, Co. Wexford Native, Wade started his culinary career at a young age. Feeding his love for cooking, Wade trained at DIT Cathal Brugha Street and later at GMIT

He moved to England and spent 7 years working in hotels and restaurants in and around London, working from 2 AA Rosette to 1, 2 and 3 Michelin Star standards...

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You can catch Wade on Friday 14th at 2pm in our demo tent at Fishmarket Square

Mark Murphy

Mark Murphy

Originally from Carlow, Mark came to Dingle for a day trip about 12 years ago and never left. Since then, he has become synonymous with food on the Dingle Peninsula. Having worked in good local restaurants and hotels, Mark found he had a passion for teaching and joined IT Tralee as a lecturer in Culinary Arts...

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You can catch Mark on Saturday 15th at 11am in our demo tent at Fishmarket Square