Open on Sundays - A relaxed, contemporary space on Paul Street, Amicus has a classic Sunday Brunch Menu with the Hangover Brunch in particular (with Veggie option) a favourite with regulars.
The Food Industry Training Unit (FITU) was established by the Faculty of Food Science and Technology, University College Cork, 23 years ago. This was in recognition of the importance of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to the food and related sectors.
Dukes is a family-owned and run business which has been serving exceptional coffee and food to the people of Cork since 2005. Since day one, the Dukes philosophy has been to create inclusive, welcoming, comfortable spaces. Coffee has become extremely hip, but everyone at Dukes is very proud of the fact that no matter who their customers may be – trend-setters, jet-setters, mammies with kids, nanas, grandads or anything in between – they feel right at home the second they walk in our door.
The Good Things Cafe Cookery School has grown from relatively modest beginnings, under the tutelage of chef Carmel Somers, to become a focal point for food and learning in West Cork. There are short and longer term courses and students will find themselves right at the heart of West Cork’s renowned food culture.
One of the latest arrivals, SOMA Coffee Company on Tuckey Street (just across from the Grand Parade entrance to the English Market) is cool, contemporary and has amazing brews made with beans from local micro-roasters West Cork Coffee.
Delicious is Ireland's specialist, award winning bakery that caters for food allergies. It produces gluten free, wheat free, dairy free, yeast free cakes and breads.
Based in the grounds of stately Ballinacurra House near Kinsale, a half hour’s drive from Cork City, chef David Rice has his Kinsale Gourmet Academy offering a range of one-day or longer courses on everything from bread-baking and BBQ-ing to dessert making and the art of artisan pizza. Fun courses in a spectacular setting.