Good Food Ireland to feature at Travel Classics International Conference 2017

Erik and Michelle of ely Wine Bar, Dublin
Con Traas of The Apple Farm, Co Tipperary
Lynda Booth of Dublin Cookery School, Dublin
Rebecca Harte of Farmgate Cafe, Cork
Niall and Gillian Ennis and Family Carrygerry Country House, Co Clare
Des Jeffares of Mr Jeffares Blackcurrants, Co Wexford
Amplifying the voice of local food

Good Food Ireland champions premium Irish food and drink produce and cuisine to 60+ top international journalists at the Travel Classics International Conference which takes place in Ireland on May 18th to 21st 2017. Some major magazine editors and writers, including many Society of American Travel Writers’ gold award winners and contributors to Best American Travel Writing Series will be in attendance. 

"There is no other conference like this in the world. This year culinary will be a big theme and we are delighted to have Good Food Ireland attend" says Marren Rudolph, Founder, Travel Classics International.

Margaret Jeffares, Founder and Managing Director of Good Food Ireland adds "Ireland has the wherewithall to be a world renowned food travel destination. For many years we have been producing some of the best food in the world and now with further growth in the artisan food and drink sector, our well travelled and highly skilled chefs create dishes with distinct Irish flavours and taste. Our approved collection is both world class and distinctively Irish".

Good Food Ireland hosted over twenty top International food and travel journalists on Mr Jeffares Blackcurrants, Ballykelly Farm in Wexford on Wednesday 17th May and showcased the very best of county Wexford’s food produce and cuisine. View more info & photos here >>

Good Food Ireland provides a trusted guarantee for the very best authentic food experiences throughout the island of Ireland. The collection of places to stay, eat, cook, shop and visit are committed to local food sustaining Irish farmers, food producers and fishermen.
View Press Release PDF 15th May 2017 - Click Here >>



  • Burren Beef Plate at ely Wine Bar and Brasserie
  • Lynda Booth of Dublin Cookery School
  • Michelle and Erik of ely Wine Bar and Brasserie
  • Rebecca Harte of Farmgate Cafe, Cork
  • Dittys Irish Oatcakes, Dittys Bakery, Castledawson, Derry
  • Carrygerry Country House, Co Clare
  • Dittys Irish Oatcakes, Dittys Bakery and Cafe, Castledawson, Derry
  • ely Family Farm, The Burren, Co Clare
  • Harnetts Oils, Waringstown, Co Down

Good Food Ireland's Irish Culinary & Culture Holidays

..for everyone who simply loves good local food. With a vision to grow Ireland as a food tourism destination, Good Food Ireland has for ten years highlighted the premium quality of Ireland's food and drink produce and cuisine through its approved collection. Influencing the change in the Irish food scene, Good Food Ireland now provides food tours, trails and food and drink experiences for food lovers who want a guaranteed, authentic Irish experience. Choose a gourmet getaway, a cooking masterclass or a great culinary evening all with a behind the scenes twist. We know our food and our people and now want to share our secrets with the world. 

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Good Food Ireland Collection

Good Food Ireland is a premium endorsement, controlled by defined standards. This endorsement is substantiated by the quality of the product delivered by the entire collection. It gives assurance to food lovers that they will find good, authentic, rewarding food in approved businesses. Good Food Ireland connects lovers of great food with local, authentic places to stay, eat, cook and shop as well with farmers, fishermen, food producers, craft brewers and distillers all over the island of Ireland.

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