Calling all chefs!

Reimagine Colcannon for a chance to win £1000 amazon gift card

Dairy experts Lakeland Dairies are inspiring chefs across all sectors to

  • Reimagine chef’s favourite Irish dish Colcannon with a modern twist 
  • Chance to win £1000 amazon gift card 

Steeped in Irish heritage, Lakeland Dairies are inspiring chefs to Celebrate Irish Dairy in March with St Patrick’s Day a focal day on the 17th for their annual Celebrate Green campaign. 

The campaign embraces the Irish co-operative’s excellence in dairy farming, and its rich history of innovative dairy products, which are carefully designed to deliver extraordinary taste and fantastic functional performance.

WIN! Chance to win £1000 amazon gift card

To celebrate, they are inspiring the whole industry, from hotel to hospital chefs, to celebrate their Irish Dairy, by entering their Colcannon Competition. Judged by Lakeland Dairies and the Craft Guild of Chefs, the competition encourages chefs to create a modern twist on Colcannon. One lucky chef will win an amazing £1000 amazon gift card.

The competition runs through the month of March when chefs can submit their entry including a photograph and description of the dish via Lakeland Dairies’ website for a chance to win. Entries will be judged for their creativity and visual appearance. 

Find out more information and enter here

Colcannon - Chef’s favourite* Irish Dish 

Voted chef’s favourite Irish dish in 2021*, Colcannon is traditionally an Irish potato-based side dish, made with fluffy mashed potato, deliciously creamy Irish butter and cream, with fresh cabbage. 

To make a modern twist on the dish, chefs are being encouraged to explore Lakeland Dairies range of high-quality professional products; Lakeland Dairies Real Dairy Whipping Cream, Pure Irish Butter or Millac Gold Double for a deliciously creamy finish. 

Find out more here

Reimagine Colcannon 

To support the competition, Lakeland Dairies have created an inspiring ‘Reimagining Colcannon’ Guide which presents many exciting and innovative ideas alongside lots of fresh approaches to the dish. 

Visit to claim your free guide.

Jean Cattanach, marketing Controller at Lakeland Dairies says: “March is such an exciting time for Lakeland Dairies, it’s the month of Celebrate Green when we shine a spotlight on our farming excellence and Irish provenance.” 

“We can’t wait to see the amazing Colcannon dishes the fantastically skilled chefs across the country will create."

With a proud heritage of excellence in dairy farming, Lakeland Dairies is a 100% farmer-owned and managed Irish dairy co-operative, whose products are made from high-quality milk from the lush green pastures of its 3,200 family farms.  

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* Survey of 1200 chefs, 2021