The Today team has launched an exciting new competition called “Ireland’s Best Home Cook” and are searching for a new TV cook to join their team for a month.

Click the link on the left for more information!

If your family think you’re a super chef and you’ve always fancied the idea of sharing your recipes with the nation on television then grab an apron, grab a video camera and show Dáithí Ó Sé and Maura Derrane what you’ve got!

The winner’s prize includes a lesson from celebrity chef Kevin Dundon in Dunbrody Country House Hotel in Wexford where Kevin will share tips and expert knowledge on how to be a successful television chef. The winner will get their own cookery slot once a week on Today during the month of March.

The competition opens today Thursday January 24th and the closing deadline is 6pm on Thursday February 21st.

Entrants can email their video to or post tapes to Today, RTÉ Studios, Father Matthew Street, Cork.

Ireland’s Best Home Cook entry rules:

*Entrants cannot have been employed as a professional chef
*Video clips must not be longer than five minutes in total
*Entrants must be resident in Ireland and over 18 years of age
*Entrants must be available to travel to the RTÉ studios in Cork once a week during the month of March.