Passionate belief in nutritious, well-prepared Irish, local and artisan food
Good Food Ireland Member
To be a member of Good Food Ireland all members must be committed to delivering to the public a quality local Good Food Ireland Experience.
This means that they prioritise local Irish and artisan food produce, supporting local farmers, food producers and fishermen and operate at a level that makes them “Best of their Type”. Good Food Ireland is about offering the best and that requires having standards. Good Food Ireland is your guarantee “for everyone who simply loves good food”.
All members must uphold a superior food offering or its supply:
Demonstrate in a tangible way the link with local artisan partners by highlighting them on menus and offering a local food experience. Showcase the taste and flavour of indigenous Irish foods. Only serve Irish beef, and ultimately exclusively use only Irish meats and poultry. Prioritise the use of the core ingredients of Irish cuisine – lamb, pork and bacon, dairy, fish, seafood, (poultry is currently subject to EU accredited schemes). Prioritise and feature Irish potatoes, vegetables and fruits in season. Support and prioritise home baked, in-house cooking/production, handmade items.
Good Food Ireland is about discovering the best Irish Produce and that requires standards
The Good Food Ireland member base is selected, and independently assessed, according to the strictest brand criteria. Everyone member at Good Food Ireland shares a passionate belief in nutritious, well-prepared and well-presented Irish, local and artisan food. Add to that an ambience rooted in congeniality and warmth, and you have the very essence of what we stand over and recommend, and that you will similarly enjoy. Good Food Ireland promote their members for their standards of excellence, allowing them to get on with delivering for you the best locally produced food in Ireland. A return visit or re-purchase is the true measure of success. Larkins aim to delight customers each and every time and aim to exceed expectations through consistently providing quality and value. We are confident you will keep coming back for more.