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Joe Shannon

Executive Chef, Radisson Blu Sligo

Joe Shannon is the executive chef of the  Radisson blu hotel, Spa and leisure centre Sligo. He has been awarded many accolades, has travelled extensively, participating in all sorts of culinary delights.

His demonstration work has brought him to Irish festivals in Abu Dhabi as well as mainland Europe; he has given many lectures to collages on kitchen management, motivation and hygiene. He has been both competitor and judge at many international food competitions.

He is totally passionate about all things food and his cookery demonstrations are renowned nationally for his inspirational dishes delivered with great passion and fun, raising over five hundred thousand euros for all sorts of good causes

Joe also works extensively with media; he is a weekly guest chef on Ireland AM, which is Ireland most watched breakfast morning TV programme, working with some very famous Chefs such as Paul Hollywood, John Torode, John Burton Race and Antony Worrall Thompson to name just a few. He also has worked on tv3s” Three O Clock show”.  He has contributed to practically every radio station in Ireland! He has been featured on many magazines and newspapers.