Robert Humphries


Date                            Position Held                          Employer Name

1985 – Date                  College Lecturer                         D I T           

Nature of duties


Lecturing and Practical production methods and techniques classes.

Subjects Taught:

Bakery related subjects.

Career History:

For the first part of 1978 he worked as a Baker and confectioner at Thunders Home Bakery in Drumcondra. From Christmas of 1978 he worked as a Baker Confectioner for K C Hot Shops, Moore St. whilst also attending the National Bakery School in Kevin St. C O T. After receiving a Diploma in Bakery Production and Management in 1981 was appointed Confectionery Manager at K C Hot Shops. In 1982 was appointed Production Manager and later Bakery Manager until August 1985.

1987 Committee member, IIB Seminar-Fachschule Richemont, Switzerland

1989 Seminar speaker, Up-Date on Raw Materials and Bread Making,            IIB/FAS/National Bakery School.

1991 Seminar speaker, Raw Materials and Process Control, IIB.

1991 Seminar speaker, AGM, Institute of British Bakers.

1992 Seminar speaker and Demonstrator, Real Bread Seminar, National Bakery School.

1994 Seminar speaker and Demonstrator, Bread Course, Flour Confectioners and Bakers Association

1995 Seminar speaker and Demonstrator, New Product Development, Flour Confectioners and Bakers Association.

1996 Seminar speaker and Demonstrator, Pizza Production, Heinz Custom Foods.

1999 Seminar speaker and Demonstrator, Bread Making, Department of Justice

2000 Course Committee, FAS/DIT Baker Confectioner Traineeship, Weinheim, Germany

2002 Team Leader, German Bread Course, Weinheim, Germany

2003 Seminar speaker and Demonstrator, Continental Breads, British Confectioners Association, Slow Food Ireland and Euro Torques Ireland.

2003 Team Leader, German Bread Course, Weinheim, Germany.

2004 Team Leader, German Bread Course, Weinheim, Germany.

2005 Team Leader, German Cake Course, Weinheim, Germany.

2006 Seminar speaker and Demonstrator, German Breads, Richemont Club Ireland

2006 Seminar speaker and Demonstrator, AGM, International Richemont Club, Switzerland

2007 Seminar speaker and Demonstrator, German Speciality Products, IMI/ Enterprise Ireland, Bakery Management Development Program, Weinheim, Germany.

2007 Speaker and Demonstrator, Fete du Pain, Paris.

2008 Team Leader, German bread, Gluten free bread Course, Weinheim, Germany.

2008 Judge, Dingle Peninsula, Food & Wine Festival, Blas na hEireann.

2008 Seminar speaker and Demonstrator, Salon Swisse des Goutes & Terroirs, Bulle, Switzerland.

2009 – Date Bread Judge, Blas na hEireann / National Irish Food Awards

2012 Seminar speaker and Demonstrator, Artisan Bread Master Class, DIT, Cathal Bruagh Street.