French Film and French cuisine seem to often draw inspiration from one another.

Famous chefs and their stories are source for some brilliant films, in turn inspiring young chefs and home cooks to try out some new recipes…

Will you also be inspired by foodie events in this year’s Cork French Film Festival to cook some sophisticated or simple French dishes in your kitchen?

Here are three events that promise to whet your appetite for French cooking…

  1. Chocolate Making Demonstration followed by Screening of ‘Kings of Pastry’.

Presented by French chocolatier Benoît Lorge, this stands to be a truly delicious evening.

Following the demonstration, we invite you to watch ‘Kings of Pastry’ a fascinating documentary about highs and lows of pastry chef competition…

Watch the trailer here

Full details and booking HERE

  1. Red Obsession
Screening followed by Buffet Dinner, glass of wine and Wine Pairing Talk at The River Lee

From Bordeaux to Beijing, this documentary raises questions about art forms becoming commodities in today’s world.

Watch film trailer here

Full details and bookings HERE

  1. Les Saveurs du Palais

Four-course Candlelit Dinner inspired by cuisine from the film

Les Saveurs du Palais is based on the true story of Hortense Laborie’s appointment as President François Mitterrand’s head chef at the Elysée Palace.

Watch the trailer here

Full details and bookings HERE

And to round it all off we’ve got a beautiful exhibition Culinary Journey with Le Cordon Bleu celebrating  the art of cooking.

Full details HERE 

Excellent Festival à tous!

Catch full 28th Cork French Film Festival HERE