Rising Star Award

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The Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards and Lidl Ireland are on the search for the next Rising Star in Ireland's food and drink industry. This award recognises individuals aged under 25 who have a passion for quality food and drink and are using their entrepreneurial spirit to advance within the industry.

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2019 Rising Star Award. This year's winner will be announced at the Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards ceremony, taking place on Thursday 24 October. 


Bethany Kyle 
Technical and Enviromental Administrator – Deli Lites

Cotter Brothers 
Producers – Cotter Organic Lamb

Hugh Maguire 
Butcher and Charcuterie Expert – Maguire’s Butchers