GMIT students to host 6-course gourmet meal in aid of Galway Lifeboat (27 March)

Culinary event (27 March) one of the most popular events on the RNLI fundraising calendar


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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Students in the GMIT College of Tourism and Arts (CTA) are to host a very special culinary dining experience on Monday next, 27 March, in aid of the RNLI Galway Lifeboat Station, the charity that saves lives at sea.

The event is open to the public and bookings are now being taken at,  with tickets priced at €30. The event kicks off at 5pm when guests will be welcomed to a canapé and drink reception in the City of Galway Training Restaurant, followed by a six-course seasonal tasting menu with accompanying wines. 

On the menu is the following: Squid, Mushroom, Dashi; Aran Island Dillisk Goats Cheese & Red Onion Tartlet; Pan fried Ling with Salsa Verde; Slow Braised Beef Cheek Bourguignon; Rhubarb & Ginger Crumble with Carrageen Ice-Cream; and Tea/Coffee & Petit Fours.

GMIT’s College of Tourism & Arts regularly holds fundraising events such as these for the Lifeboat and other Galway based charities. Lecturer, event organiser and Lifeboat volunteer Diarmuid Ó Conghaile says: “We are delighted to have the opportunity to host another special event here in GMIT in aid of the RNLI Galway Lifeboat Station and continue our long standing relationship with this invaluable local volunteer organisation".

Mike Swan, Galway RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager, says: “We are very grateful to the students and staff of GMIT for their ongoing and loyal support for our organisation which relies on donations. This culinary event in the College of Tourism and Arts (CTA) is a popular highlight of our fundraising calendar and guests can look forward to a truly amazing dining experience.”

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GMIT's City of Galway Training Restaurant (Galway campus)

GMIT's City of Galway Training Restaurant (Galway campus)

GMIT's City of Galway Training Restaurant (Galway campus)