DIT Culinary Arts student, Amanda Sharkey, has been selected to represent Ireland at the 3rdInternational Young Chef Olympiad in India this month. In total, student chefs
from 60 countries will be competing from around the world. The second year Culinary Arts student, is being sponsored by Irish chicken producer, Manor Farm.
Pictured are Dr Frank Cullen (Head of School Culinary Arts & Food Technology,DIT), George Smith (Lecturer Culinary Arts,DIT), Amanda Sharkey (Competitor, Young Chef Olympiad), Vincent Carton (Managing Director, Manor Farm)
“It’s a great honour to compete at this level. It really tests your skills and knowledge,” said Amanda. “ Culinary arts has already opened up a world of opportunities for me I’d never imagined.”
The competition will run over a 5 day period and will take place in four of India’s major cities, including New Delhi, Bangalore, Pune and Kolkata.