Benefits of becoming a judge

Have you thought about becoming a judge for the Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards? 

There are a number of brilliant benefits, that we have outlined below.

We have a number of opportunities to join our esteemed judging panel for the 2024 Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards, so if you like the sound of them then would love to hear from you! 

  1. Networking opportunities
    Meet and connect with industry peers across the Irish food and drink sector. Our judges are from a range of backgrounds, including lecturers, chefs, exporters, product developers, TV chefs and food buyers.

  2. Gain industry insight
    Gain and develop a deeper understanding of current standards, trends and innovations across the Irish food and drink market.

  3. Professional development
    Enhance your expertise and reputation as a knowledgeable, credible professional in the food and drink industry. Learn from other judges’ perspectives and evaluations, gaining new insights and approaches to product development.

  4. Influence market trends
    Play a role in shaping consumer preferences and market trends by recognising innovation and rewarding excellence.

  5. Taste exquisite products
    Sample some of the most delicious food and drink products that Ireland has to offer.

  6. Attend the awards event
    You will be invited to our awards ceremony at The Round Room, The Mansion House, Dublin for an exquisite gala dinner and celebration of our 2024 winners.

Would you like to join our 2024 judging panel? We would love to hear from you.