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Mr. Edward Hayden

Title:

Course Leader-Higher Certificate in Culinary Arts

School/ Department:

School of Humanities - Arts

Room Name/ Num:

TL 117 Tourism & Leisure Education Building

Campus:

Main Campus

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My Biography

Edward Hayden works as a culinary lecturer in Waterford Institute of Technology, where he is course leader of the Higher Certificate in Culinary Arts Programme. 

Edward  is a chef and food writer and is very well-known to audiences from his weekly cookery slots on Virgin Media’s Ireland AM.  He also presents a weekly radio show, ‘The Saturday Show with Edward Hayden’, every Saturday morning on KCLR96fm

Edward has published three cookery books ‘Edward Entertains’, ‘Food to Love’ with O’Brien Press (which was awarded the prestigious Kerry Food Book of the Year) and ‘Food for Friends’ with O’Brien Press. 

Teaching

Edward Hayden holds a Train the Trainer certificate with the Design & Craft Council of Ireland,  A Higher Certificate in Culinary Arts, a  Bachelor of Arts Culinary Arts in Pastry & Confectionery and a Masters of Arts in Teaching and Learning in Further and Higher Education. 

He teaches on the Level 6 HC Culinary Arts Programme, Level 7 BA Culinary Arts, Level 8 BA (Hons) Culinary Arts in the following areas:

  • Basic & Advanced Culinary Skills
  • Culinary Operations
  • Buffet Presentations
  • Classical & Contemporary Cuisine
  • Food Safety & Culinary Science
  • Pastry & Confectionary
  • Global Cuisine
  • Media & Visual Arts: Writing About Food
  • Culinary Leadership & Training
  • Accommodation & Facilities


Previously Edward has taught with Waterford College of Further Education, An Grianan Adult Education College and in Dunbrody Cookery School as Director of Cookery.


  

Publications

 

Hayden, E. (2013) Food For Friends, The O’ Brien Press Ltd

Hayden, E. (2011) Food To Love, The O’ Brien Press Ltd

Hayden, E. (2008) Edward Entertains

 

My work/recipes have been published in the following publications:

Irish Independent
The Irish Times
Sunday World
Sunday Business Post
Food & Wine Magazine
Woman’s Way Magazine
Easy Food Magazine
Farmers Journal
Kilkenny People
Image Interiors
RTE Guide