Monday, 19 September 2016

Fitness Meets Food As Brian Cooks For Kings and Kearneys

Article Submitted By No Salt Chef Brian Mc Dermott
Donegal chef Brian McDermott, pictured above, will be a popular figure at the National Ploughing Championships where he will be cooking at the National Dairy Council’s stand. The Ploughing Championships are one of the biggest events of the year in Ireland and takes place from Tuesday September 20th to Thursday September 22nd in Screggan, Tullamore, Co Offaly.

Dropping in to help Brian in the kitchen over the course of the three days will be a number of big names from the world of sport and fitness with Henry Shefflin, Rob and Brian Kearney and Operation Transformation’s Karl Henry all hoping they can lend Brian a helping hand.

National Ploughing Championship, Ireland

Brian will be performing daily cookery demonstrations over the three days and the popular chef is delighted to be back at the event;“The Ploughing Championships are a fantastic three days and I love working with the National Dairy Council who do a fantastic job in educating people on the goodness and quality of our dairy produce,” Brian explained before adding “Dairy is a key ingredient in so many of the dishes closest to my heart. I think it illustrates everything that is good about honest Irish cooking.”

The Inishowen based chef is looking forward to the opportunity of cooking with Henry Shefflin, the Kearneys and Karl Henry; “It will be good to have people just as fit as me in the kitchen,” joked Brian before continuing in a more serious vain; “Getting the guys into the kitchen will be great and I think it shows that dairy is vital and necessary part of a healthy diet.”


Healthy Cooking with Brian Mc Dermott

Brian runs his own cookery school in Moville, Inishowen, Co Donegal where he says local produce is the key to all the cooking that he does and expanding on this theme the RTE and BBC chef stated that the Ploughing Championships will be full of ‘brilliant’ local producers; “As Chefs we have the easy task of simply applying heat and common sense to quality produce. Less should be more with cooking in 2016 as we should allow the ingredients speak for themselves. My cooking is good honest healthy cooking made easy but for me it’s the farmers and producers who do the hard work. Our meat, our dairy, our seafood, our vegetables and rapeseed oils now have us riding high in acclaim for our ingredients and without doubt we have the best producers creating superb produce,” Brian explained before appealing to people to ‘buy Irish.’“We need to ensure we buy Irish produce and support the complete Irish food chain as we are seeing Irish food and produce enjoying world renown.”

Brian Mc Dermott is a regular TV Chef on RTE Today Show as well as other regular TV to include TV 3 live slot next week from the Ploughing 2016. Brian has his own Cookery Slot on BBC Radio Ulster and he is a great communicator across all media platforms. He has a strong active social media presence and a regular contributor to print and online media. Following serious cardiac issues as a 33 year old Chef Brian changed the way he cooked focusing on a Healthy Style of Cooking. He is launching his second cookery Book in Spring 2017.

Brian headlines the majority of national Food Festivals to include Bloom, National Ploughing, Balmoral Show and many more. Brian is also a regular MC at many Food events. Brian runs his own cookery school in Moville Inishowen Co Donegal teaching many clients his clean, healthy ethos of cooking focusing on the ingredients as the champion. Brian spent 6 years working in New Product Chef role with Kerry Group and currently is Food Innovation Centre manager at North West Regional College having just opened a £500K Innovation Centre to support small food producers with development and route to market.

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Brian on RTE Today Show: https://youtu.be/hk8vfMtPdkU

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