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Derry City & Strabane District Council's Taste Our Best Conference is a bespoke Tourism Industry Engagement programme for chefs and producers.

Take away knowledge to help you maximise potential retail opportunities, courtesy of our expert analysts which will help grow your business and our district as an award winning food destination.

09.15: Registration & Local Breakfast

09.30: Head of Culture Aeidin Mc Carter

09.45: Growing a Food Destination & Irish Food Currently by John and Sally Mc Kenna

10.30: Mind Set of a Retailor - Diarmuid Murphy Brand Manager with Simply Better at Dunnes Stores

11.15: New Product Development Support is Key – Chef Brian Mc Dermott maps support available to producers

12.00: A Chefs Voice in Retail - Chef Neven Maguire Simply Better Ambassador

12.45: Panel Discussion with all of our experts will return to the stage for a panel discussion with audience participation.

13.30: Lunch featuring locally sourced award winning produce and producers showcase & networking opportunity