RAI Welcome New Apprenticeship Proposals as a Stepping Stone in Tackling the Crisis Chef Shortage

PRESS RELEASE Thursday July 30 2015, Dublin, Ireland. New apprenticeships goes some distance in helping the crisis chef shortage. Restaurants Association call for the re-establishment of CERT, the former State Tourism Training Agency. Shortage of Chefs has now reached crisis levels, and threatens the Hospitality Industry. The Restaurants Association of…

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RAI President Update – July

Thank God the  Summer season has well and truly kicked off and tourism figures are up!  People are more positive, the country is slowly seeing a slight claw back and we as restaurateurs will keep working hard to ensure we give the best possible service and experience to these valued…

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RAI President Update – June

It was an honour and a privilege to welcome you to the 2015 Restaurant Awards recently and what a night it was.You could really feel the positivity in the room along with the air of anticipation. Over the last 7 years these awards have become the biggest in the country…

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The €10,000 Curry – it’s all for Nepal

The €10,000 euro curry: it’s all for Nepal Fancy winning dinner for two and overnight accommodation at Neven Maguire’s acclaimed MacNean House and Bistro in Blacklion, Co Cavan, eating some superb food, and raising money for the earthquake relief effort in Nepal? Then head for Smock Alley Theatre in the…

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