The Irish Food Writing Awards discussion panel presented by Suzanne Campbell and Paul O’Connor featuring a host of foodie guests from writers to chefs and all in between.
The awards were set up by Suzanne and Paul in 2021 to acknowledge and reward writing/podcasting in Ireland on food and drinks. The inaugural awards were a great success, judged by some of the best known people in the sector worldwide and entered by the best in Irish food and drink journalism, blogging and podcasting.
The 2022 Irish Food Writing Awards will be open for entries from May 1st with the awards ceremony in October in Dublin.
Author, journalist and broadcaster Suzanne Campbell writes on food and farming issues for Irish newspapers as well as reporting for RTE radio and television. Suzanne is former producer of the RTE television series Ear To The Ground and won the international Farming Journalist Of The Year broadcast award.
She is co-author of the critically acclaimed book “Basketcase - What’s Happening To Ireland’s Food?” She has written two documentaries for RTE Television.
Paul O’Connor works in many areas across the hospitality industry. He is a hotel critic who has traveled widely in Ireland and abroad. He has worked on marketing and social media for many in the food sector.
Paul has participated as a judge in many hospitality awards including the Great Taste Awards, the Hotel and Catering Awards and has through his work with the Irish Asian community advised the Government of Nepal on the food sector and he has successfully lead Asian food awards in Ireland.