Pallas Foods trade-only roadshow to be held in Rochestown Park Hotel

1 March 2016
By Bryan T. Smyth

Pallas Foods, have announced that their trade-only Inspiration Show, “a must-attend fixture in the Irish hospitality calendar”, will take place in The Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork on Tuesday and Wednesday, the 8th and 9th March 2016.

Now in its 6th year, the Pallas Foods Inspiration Show is one of the biggest trade showcase events in Ireland with a wide range of exciting and innovative new food products lined up for chefs and operators to discover and sample.

This Inspiration Show is open to anyone working in the hospitality sector in Cork, and the wider Munster region, and Pallas Foods today encouraged all chefs, restaurant and café owners, buyers and operations managers to pre-register their attendance on This year’s Inspiration Show features an exciting number of local Cork artisan food producers, including the award-winning Macroom Buffalo Cheese, brainchild of the Lynch Family, who rear the first and only milking Buffalo herd in Ireland and Pat O’Farrell who has 30 years’ experience producing his top-class Carrigaline Farmhouse Cheese.

With a diverse portfolio of over 13,500 products, Pallas Foods supplies the highest quality of international and locally sourced products to over 9,000 hospitality businesses across Ireland. During this two-day showcase, guests will have the opportunity to learn about new food and beverage products on the market, discuss menus with the expert Pallas Foods team of development chefs, get ideas on how to grow their business, network and of course, be INSPIRED by new food products and trends in the market.

Cork is a hotbed of talent and opportunity when it comes to food and drink products and emerging hospitality trends, says Pallas Foods Marketing Manager, Phillip Monks, “Cork and the surrounding area is a fantastic food destination, so we are delighted to bring our Pallas Foods Inspiration Show to Cork for the first time. We have a huge range of the best quality suppliers from all over Ireland, with several exciting new producers from Munster also showcasing their quality products at the show.

“At Pallas Foods this is a key event for our team; it gives us the opportunity to meet and catch up with our customers and chefs, ensuring that we are offering innovative solutions that anticipate and serve their different needs. With such a vast range of top-end products on show and passionate suppliers, we can promise there will be something to tantalise everyone’s taste buds at this year’s Show in Cork. To celebrate the event we will be offering a wide range of special promotions available to all those in attendance over our two day showcase,” Monks added.

With an extensive range of local artisan suppliers, the Inspiration Show is the perfect opportunity to meet experts in their craft face-to face, and learn about the heritage, quality, as well as cooking and storage tips, for their brand.

Pallas Foods Inspiration Show opening times are as follows:

· Tuesday 8th March 10am to 7pm

· Wednesday 9th March 10am to 5pm

Pre-registration is now available through the Pallas Foods website All those who pre-register for this exciting showcase will be entered into a draw for an iPad. The Pallas Foods Inspiration Show is free of charge with walk-ins welcome, and not limited to existing Pallas Foods customers. This is a trade only event.

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