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Stephen Vaughan White Rabbit Bar and BBQ chosen for the GROW WITH ALDI Programme

19 May 2021

Stephen Vaughan runs the successful White Rabbit Bar & Barbeque Restaurant in Cork which he opened in 2015.

Here, Henry McKean of newstalk, talks to Stephen about this venture, and how completing the Diploma in Speciality Food Production, in the Food Industry Training Unit, UCC, helped him on his way.

When lockdown hit Stephen and his wife Sara used the time to develop their range of barbeque sauces which are inspired by a visit to New Orleans and their love of American Deep South comfort food. They were delighted to be chosen as a producer for the Grow with Aldi programme. Henry finds out why it's important to cook low and slow, rub it, smoke it, sauce it, then eat it....

Listen to this inspiring interview here

Food Industry Training Unit

University College Cork , Western Road, Cork