Glenisk & Cloughjordan House Launch National ‘Chef Star’ Competition for Secondary School Students

Glenisk, Ireland’s award winning organic dairy, has teamed up with Cloughjordan House & Cookery School to launch the ‘Chef Star’ competition in a bid to find Ireland’s best student chef!

The competition was launched by Sarah Baker of Cloughjordan House to home economics teachers at the national ATHE conference in Athlone, Co. Westmeath and is live now.

The nationwide search for Ireland’s next Donal Skeehan/Rachel Allen is designed to get the proverbial creative juices flowing, and encourage students to become more confident in the kitchen. ..before they leave the nest!

Students interested in submitting their own recipe have until 31st March 2014, and can simply visit the Glenisk Facebook Page where they will be prompted to upload their recipe using a Glenisk product, along with an image of the culinary creation and a few lines on why they should win ‘Chef Star’.

The successful candidate will win an Apple IPad, enabling them to create and document many more delicious recipes to come, as well as winning a €500 voucher for their respective school to spend on equipment for the Home Economics room.

Cloughjordan is home to Sarah Baker’s award winning cookery school, and offers a range of exciting and inspiring courses for Transition Year and HE students. These dynamic courses offer students the chance to learn valuable cooking skills and develop a deeper understanding of where our food comes from.

Further information on all Glenisk products is available at  or you can become a fan of page to be in with a chance to win prizes and keep up with the organic conversation, or follow @Glenisk daily updates.

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