Paula cooks up Go Women treat

Jayne Taggart CEO at the Causeway Enterprise Agency, Mayor Cllr Michelle Knight-McQuillan with host for the Go Women  evening Sarah Travers.
Jayne Taggart CEO at the Causeway Enterprise Agency, Mayor Cllr Michelle Knight-McQuillan with host for the Go Women evening Sarah Travers.

Female entrepreneurs are invited to attend Causeway Enterprise Agency’s joint celebration of International Women’s Day and NI’s Year of Food and Drink 2016.

The special Go Women event will take place at Portstewart Golf Club on Thursday and will be compered by Sarah Travers, with a cookery demonstration and keynote address from top chef Paula McIntyre.

A regular contributor on BBC’s Radio Ulster, award-winning restaurateur Paula is one of the country’s best known chefs, and has built up a successful career in the food industry.

From publishing a book, to appearing as guest chef on multiple TV programmes, contributing to local media, and providing fine dining and catering services, Paula is a familiar voice on Radio Ulster, where she’s been co-hosting the weekly Saturday Magazine show with John Toal for more than a decade.

Go Women guests can subsequently look forward to her cookery demonstration, as well as her keynote address, when she’ll share more about her experiences in the business world.

The event, now in its 12th year, will include a light supper upon arrival, with plenty of time fornetworking. Hosted by Sarah Travers, the evening will also feature a panel discussion with local women from the food and drinks industry. These include Geri Martin ofThe Chocolate Manor, Debbie Caskey of Strandeen B&B, Jacquelyn Stewart from Squeeze Wheatgrass and Heather Boyle from Slice of Heaven.

Chief Executive of Causeway Enterprise Agency, Jayne Taggart, said:

“Our Go Women event is a chance for women to share their stories of success and to be inspired by our speakers, as well as giving them the opportunity to network and make new connections.

“Whether you’re starting your own business or are a seasoned professional, there’s something of value for everyone at this fantastic event, organised by Causeway Enterprise Agency. Representatives from our Business Advisory Team and co- sponsor at Causeway Coast and Glens Borough will also be on hand to offer help and advice.

“It’s an evening not to be missed!”

The ticket-only Go Women event starts at 6.30pm. Further information and tickets, priced at £10, are available at www.causeway-enterprise.co.uk/events