Kilmore Quay Seafood Festival Platter Competition

Thank you to all our chefs who took the time out of their very busy day to create a feast for the eyes and tantalising tasty platters.


 The best and most perceptive judges in the country were called upon to decide  the winners.  They were as follows:

  • Michelin Star Chef Derry Clarke, L’Ecrivain Restaurant, Baggot St. Lower, Dublin 2
  • Dick Bates, Food Scientist and Marine Biologist, Kilmore Quay
  • Aisling Boggan, Keelings Fruit & Veg, North County Dublin
  • Paul Carey, Hotel and Catering Consultant

 Following a long critical tasting session and much deliberation the winners were declared:

FIRST PLACE  – Mary Barry’s Bar & Restaurant, Kilmore Village, Co. Wexford

SECOND PLACE – La Côte Seafood Restaurant, in the heart of Wexford town

THIRD PLACE – The Farmer’s Kitchen Hotel, Drinagh, Rosslare Road, Wexford

FOURTH PLACE – Coast Hotels and Resorts, Rosslare Strand, Co. Wexford

Looking forward to seeing you all next year!

Go raibh míle maith agaibh

Coast Hotel and Resorts Rosslare Strand


Chef Sudath, created a platter incorporating a wide variety of seafood  served with a tangy “lime” flavour.

Roches Bar & Restaurant, Duncannon, Co. Wexford


Chef Manoj Kumar – used traditional Irish ingredients for a selection of fish paté with an Indian twist

Rathangan Bar, Rathangan, Co. Wexford


Chef Geraldine described her platter as a cornucopia of seafood from the South East shores

The Farmer’s Kitchen, Drinagh, Rosslare Road, Wexford


Chef Tommy called on memories from his youth to bring us his French all-inclusive menu “Goût De la Mer”

La Côte Restaurant In the Heart of Wexford Town


Chef Paul explained his platter as a “real and true taste” of the coast

Mary Barry’s Bar and Restaurant Kilmore Village


Chef Nicky – Gave us a taste of Kilmore Quay

Coast Hotels and Resorts Kilmore Quay


Chef Mariusz took his inspiration from the island of Crete

Wooden House Hotel, Kilmore Quay


Chef Andre’s platter – a Bobo de Camaráo, a coastal delight from Brazil