Summer in Cavan is synonymous with outdoor gatherings, laughter-filled moments, and the aroma of barbecue wafting through the air. As the sun graces us with its warm embrace, there’s no better way to celebrate than with a sizzling BBQ feast featuring the finest offerings from our Created In Cavan members. From succulent meats to vibrant veggies and mouth-watering sauces, let’s explore how you can elevate your BBQ game with a touch of local flair.


Cully’s Craft Bakery

No BBQ is complete without the perfect bun to complement your burgers and sausages. Head over to Cully’s Craft Bakery for a delightful selection of artisanal bread, from soft brioche buns to hearty whole-grain rolls. Made with locally sourced ingredients and baked to perfection, these bread beauties will elevate your BBQ experience to new heights.


Mc Gurren’s Artisan Butchers

For your BBQ spread, look no further than Mc Gurren’s Artisan Butchers. Renowned for their commitment to quality and taste, they offer a tantalising array of premium meats, from succulent steaks to marinated chicken skewers. Fire up the grill and let these expertly crafted cuts take centre stage at your summer BBQ.


HERD Butchery

Add a twist to your BBQ line up with an array of various meats from the whole animal butcher – HERD Butchery. Handcrafted with care and bursting with flavour, their eclectic range of sausages are a massive hit and promise to delight your taste buds. They have an emphasis on nose to tail butchery so there is no shortage of options for your BBQ. All their meat is sourced directly from local farmers and producers where possible!


Corleggy Cheese

No BBQ is complete without a cheese platter, and Corleggy Cheese has just what you need to elevate your spread. Indulge in their exquisite selection of artisanal cheeses, from Cavanbert to Creeny cheese. Pair them with grilled veggies or melt them atop your burgers for a decadent twist that will have your guests coming back for more.


Mixers Culinary Sauce

Complement your BBQ creations with a splash of flavour from Mixers Culinary Sauce. Their range of gourmet sauces and condiments adds an extra layer of deliciousness to grilled meats, salads, and more. Whether you prefer tangy BBQ sauce, zesty mustard, classic tomato, hot sauce, sweet chilli, or taco sauce, island sauce, hot chilli, or burger sauce – Mixers Culinary Sauce has the perfect accompaniment for every dish.


Milltown Family Meats

Step into a world of mouth-watering meats and incredible flavour with Milltown Family Meats. As you prepare for your summer BBQ extravaganza, trust in Milltown Family Meats to deliver the finest quality cuts that will leave your guests craving more. They take great pride in our craft, ensuring that each cut of meat is hand-selected and expertly prepared. From succulent steaks to juicy burgers and marinated chicken, their premium meats are sure to impress even the most discerning grill master.


Fitzpatrick’s Gourmet Ketchup

Elevate your BBQ with Fitzpatrick’s Gourmet Ketchup, a delectable addition to any dish. Made with hand-selected tomatoes and a unique blend of spices, their gourmet ketchup boasts a rich and robust flavour profile that will tantalise your taste buds. Whether you’re slathering it on a burger, dipping your chips, or adding a dollop to your favourite recipes, Fitzpatrick’s Ketchup adds a burst of savoury goodness to every bite.


Ice Cream Treats

Ice Cream Treats are passionate about making sure everyone can indulge in the joy of ice cream, no matter their dietary needs. That’s why they’ve carefully crafted a range of mouthwatering dairy-free options that are vegan-certified and 100% dairy-free! Whether you’re vegan, lactose intolerant, or simply looking to explore dairy-free delights, their ice creams are here to satisfy your sweet cravings. They also offer bespoke production services – their expert technical team collaborates closely with development chefs to create custom ice cream products tailored to fit their unique menus.


Barry John Gourmet Sausages

A true artisanal delight crafted with passion and precision. Barry John’s sausages are a testament to his dedication to quality, using only the finest Irish pork meat sourced from local farms. Each sausage is meticulously handcrafted with a blend of traditional spices and innovative ingredients, resulting in a mouth-watering range of flavours that will excite your palate.


Boyboy Booch

BogBoy Booch showcases a dedication to crafting traditionally fermented, unfiltered kombucha, BogBoy Booch offers a refreshing and healthier alternative to traditional fizzy drinks. Using locally sourced, seasonal, and organic ingredients whenever possible, the Micro Kombucha Brewery creates living beverages bursting with flavour and vitality – a wonderful addition to any BBQ!


Mary Ellen’s Meadow

As you fire up the grill for your summer barbecue, elevate your drinks selection with the vibrant flavours of Mary Ellen’s Meadow artisan cordials. Handcrafted with care and sourced from wild herbs, fruits, and flowers foraged in the nearby meadow and Loughanlea Mountain, these cordials offer a taste of nature’s bounty in every sip. Whether you opt for the delicate notes of Elderflower, the refreshing zing of Stinging Nettle, or the unique essence of Cavan Cordial Hawthorn Flower, each bottle is a testament to the pure beauty of untouched landscapes.

Scotts Irish Cider

Enhance your summer barbecue experience with the crisp, refreshing taste of Scotts Irish Cider, crafted with care in the heart of County Cavan. Made from the finest Irish apples sourced from local provincial growers, each sip embodies the essence of artisanal craftsmanship and family tradition. Jonathan Scott, the master cider maker, brings his passion and expertise to every bottle, drawing on years of experience and a dedication to preserving the authentic taste of cider. Whether you’re grilling up burgers, sausages, or vegetables, Scotts Irish Cider is the perfect accompaniment, offering a deliciously fruity complement to your barbecue spread.

The Local Green Box

What is a barbecue without a vibrant array of fresh, locally sourced vegetables from The Local Green Box. As part of The Cottage Market Cavan’s commitment to supporting small-scale growers and food producers, The Local Green Box offers an abundance of organically grown vegetables, handpicked eggs, artisanal cheese, and more. From crisp lettuce leaves to juicy tomatoes and colourful bell peppers, their selection of seasonal produce adds a burst of flavour and nutrients to any BBQ spread.


This summer, embrace the flavours of Cavan and create unforgettable BBQ memories with friends and family. With the finest ingredients from our network of talented artisans, every bite is a celebration of local craftsmanship and culinary excellence. Fire up the BBQ, gather your loved ones, and let the sizzling sounds of summer BBQs fill the air. Cheers to good food, great company, and the magic of local produce!