Autumn Branch Meetings 2017

Autumn Branch Meetings Date County Location Time Tuesday 3rd October Mayo Hotel Westport, The Demesne, Newport Road, Westport, Mayo Registration 9:30am Starts 10:00am Sharp Tuesday 3rd October Galway Radisson Galway, Lough Atalia Road, Galway City, Galway Registration 2:30pm Starts 2:45pm Sharp Wednesday 4th October Westmeath Annebrook House Hotel, Austin Friars…

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RAI Pre-Budget Submission launch Thursday 28th September

  For Immediate Release Thursday 28th September 2017 The Restaurants Association of Ireland’s Pre-Budget Submission signals alarm for Tourism & Hospitality Sector VAT 9% critical for 2018! The Restaurants Association of Ireland today launched its Pre-Budget 2018 submission “Sustaining jobs, maintaining competitiveness and delivering certainty for the Restaurant and Tourism…

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Upcoming HACCP Training from About Hygiene

About Hygiene have scheduled their upcoming Food Safety Training Schedule for October 2017 Industry Certified HACCP Food Safety Training Programmes FSAI Level 1 & 2 FSAI Level 3 HACCP Management In-house Training & Free HACCP Food Safety Audit RAI Member Discount 10%  – Quote RAI10 www.abouthygiene.ie 071 9645111 HACCP Food…

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We’re hiring! Full-time Communications Executive

The Restaurants Association of Ireland is recruiting for a full-time Communications Executive Overview of the Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) The Restaurants Association of Ireland is the representative body for the restaurant industry in Ireland. The RAI now represents in excess of 2,200 members, with establishments representing full service restaurants,…

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September – Presidents report

Dear Member, I hope you all had a good summer and managed to get a break at some stage! Firstly, I would like to congratulate West Cork on being named Ireland’s premier Foodie Destination 2017. I would also like to congratulate the Top 10 destinations which included us (Kinsale), although…

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RAI Benevolent Fund – New Application Form

The Restaurants Association of Ireland Benevolent Fund was founded in March 1996 for the purpose of supporting people from the hospitality & catering industry who had fallen on hard times. The Benevolent Fund is for those currently or previously involved in the hospitality & catering industry in Ireland. Our aim is to…

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LYIT School of Tourism

LYIT School of Tourism, Killybegs, Co. Donegal is having another excellent year; increasing student intake and delivering a range of programmes for students and professionals in the hospitality industry.  In the past year, the Campus in Killybegs has been allocated €3M from the Higher Education Authority for capital investment, which…

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Foodservice Forum Aug 2017

   Foodservice Forum The Trinity Suite, Buswells Hotel, Molesworth Street, Dublin 2 11.00am on Thursday, 31st August 2017   AGENDA Budget 2018 Update 9% VAT & Excise Duty Rising Insurance Costs Shortage of Chefs and Skilled Labour Sunday Premiums Minimum Wage and Low Pay Commission EHO Meeting Cost of Doing…

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