Competitors can apply through their local ICA Guild, through their local regional agricultural show or the following websites www.ica.ie,www.irishshows.org or www.chefadrian.ie.
After an evaluation process finalists will then cook off live at six national shows, 5 regional finals and The All Ireland Final.
The Competition tag line is “Creativity with Irish Ingredients”
The competition will be run alongside cooking demonstrations by TV3 and RTE chef Adrian Martin (Chef Adrian). The cooking demonstrations and live cooking competition will take place alongside an artisan food village. Ingredients for the live cook offs will be revealed to the competitors 10 days before each regional final.
The prizes for the All Ireland Finalists this year are as follows.
Third, Fourth, Fifth, and sixth €200