The Midleton Food and Drink festival 2016 celebrated culinary excellence during the period Sept 4th to the 11th. The festival has been running for almost 15 years and brought a range of culinary excellence to Midleton showcasing the incredible food offerings from well know local food producers in the region. An array of colour ful stands with a taste of authentic and locally produced food dominated the main street of Midleton on Saturday the biggest and busiest day of the festival. This year and every year since the festival commenced has attracted food enthusiasts from local areas and afar sampling the food and drink delights of the event. Musicians and bands entertained the crowds adding to the fun of the festival.
A number of daily events during the festival period were arranged including Demo food Theatres by local chef personalities, Whiskey Talks and tastings at the Midleton Distillery and special demonstration on the art of barrell making by Master Cooper Ger Buckley in his unique workshop at the distillery.
ECCG was also on hand on the Saturday with a stand displaying a variety of images from ECCG's finest! The weather was mixed with sun in the morning changing to rain in the early afternoon but this not prevent ECCG members from capturing a flavour of images of events on the day.
- Noelle Lowney.