Modern Gastronomy


This Module provides the learner with an understanding of gastronomy,  international influences and the  development of gastronomy in a  historical context The module will explore the development of global and irish gastronomy and its impact and importance in food tourism and sustainability. 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify key developments and indviduals  in the historical development of Gastronomy 

  2. Evaluate the importance of Gastronomy in the development of Tourism.

  3. Explore the links between International gastronomy and  influences on the development of contemporary Irish Food.

  4. Evaluate the political, technological, socio-economic, ethical issues in the development of sustainable gastronomy.

  5. Develop an awareness of the emerging trends and challenges in the food industry.

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