touRRoir Hall of Fame
Honourees 2016

Public, Private and Media

 The global judging panel, comprised of international representatives from both the private and public sectors, nominated and chose the touRRoir 2016 Hall of Fame Honourees. During the Collaborative Gala Dinner Ceremony, three honourees were inducted to the touRRoir Hall of Fame under the private, public and media category.We are very proud that Dublin, Ireland was the first city to host this unique Hall of Fame. It is our ambition that a touRRoir Award will become the most sought after recognition in global food tourism and culture.



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Categories


Inductees honoured across three categories –

Public – Agència Catalana de Turisme
Private – René Redzepi, Noma, Denmark
Media –  Lee Wook-jung

The Honourees


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Winner of the Public Category: Catalan Tourism Board
Winner of the Public Category: Catalan Tourism Board
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Winner Media Category Lee Wook Jung South Korea
Winner Media Category Lee Wook Jung South Korea
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Winner Private Category Rene Redzepi, Noma, Denmark
Winner Private Category Rene Redzepi, Noma, Denmark

Meet the

Global Judging Panel

Inductees were selected by the global judging panel, comprised of international representatives from both the private and public sectors, who bring a wealth of experience to the judging panel from a range of industries.
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Margaret Jeffares

Margaret

Jeffares

Margaret Jeffares (Chairperson) has extensive experience in food and tourism having worked in the travel, hospitality and agri food industries for 30 years. In 2000, she became a marketing consultant forging links with…
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Darina

Allen

Owner of Ballymaloe Cookery School in Shanagarry, Co Cork, Ireland, teacher, food writer, newspaper columnist, cookbook author and television presenter. The Ballymaloe Cookery School is situated in the midst of a 100 acre organic farm.
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Colman

Andrews

Colman Andrews, editorial director and vice-president of TheDailyMeal.com, is an internationally known food writer and editor and award-winning cookbook author. He was the co-founder of Saveur, hailed as “the ultimate food magazine“.


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Peter

Rigby

Peter Rigby is a writer and journalist and has worked and lived in Australia, Europe, US and Asia. He currently lives in Perth, Western Australia. His company Rigby Transmedia – www.rigby-transmedia.com specialises in media
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Tim Alper

Tim

Alper

Tim Alper is a British food writer and recipe developer who lives in Seoul, South Korea. He has contributed to publications such as The Guardian, The Jewish Chronicle, Chosun Ilbo and Joongang Ilbo. He is the former food editor of Korean Air’s in-flight
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