Saturday 20 January 2018

Celebrity Masterchef winner on the menu at the 2013 Ploughing Champs

David Gillick

Contestants at this year’s National Ploughing Championships can look forward to some top cuisine after their exertions as Celebrity MasterChef winner David Gillick attends the Laois-based event.

In collaboration with energy provider Electric Ireland, 30-year-old Gillick is planning on bringing some of his culinary expertise to the event which takes place in Ratheniska next week.

Participating famers and visitors will have the opportunity to sample some healthy dishes whipped up by the Irish athlete over the course of the championships.

Gillick, who will be showcasing three cookery demonstrations daily said that “taking part in Celebrity MasterChef this year was a great opportunity for me to challenge myself.”

“I really look forward to sharing some of the hints and tips I learnt with the visitors to the Electric Ireland stand at the Ploughing Championships next week.”

Electric Ireland Business Manager, John Cunningham was also “delighted” that the sportsman is lending his cooking talents to the event. 

In addition to the presentation of its latest offers in home energy management, the Electric Ireland stand offers visitors an opportunity of winning €1,000 worth of electricity each day.

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