Thursday 14 February 2013

UCC molecular gastronomy workshop

University College Cork are running a one day workshop on molecular gastronomy on 21st February. Speakers will include Ross Lewis (Chapter One Restaurant, Dublin), Professor Herve This (AgroParis Tech, Paris), Professor Jorge Ruiz (University of Extremadura, Spain), Dr Juan Valverde (Teagasc), and Quico Sosa (Sosa, Spain). Click here for more information on the workshop.

Students of molecular gastronomy will be aware that Prof Herve This is one of the world's leading experts on molecular gastronomy. He has written a number of books on the subject which are available in the library, for a list of Prof This' books click here.

There is also an article in today's Irish Times about the upcoming workshop. Click here for the article.

Thursday 7 February 2013


A number of relevant e-books have recently been uploaded onto the DIT library catalogue.

They are:

Atrill, P. Financial management for decision makers, 6th ed.

Coles, T. Student’s guide to writing dissertations and theses in tourism studies and related disciplines

Cooper, C. Contemporary tourism, 2nd ed.

Davis, B. Food and beverage management, 5th ed

Hall, C. Food tourism around the world

Larkin, E. How to run a great hotel

Medlik, S. Dictionary of travel, tourism and hospitality 3rd ed

Nickson, D. Human resource management for the hospitality and tourism industries

Rimmington, M. Entrepreneurship in the hospitality, tourism and leisure industries

Wirzba, N. Food and faith

These can be accessed via an author or title search on the library catalogue at

Users accessing these books from home will need to supply their student number and a PIN code.