New Zealand Winegrowers 2019 Sommelier Scholarship recipients announced

New Zealand Winegrowers is pleased to announce the 18 successful sommeliers chosen to participate in the 2019 New Zealand Winegrowers International Sommelier Scholarship. The New Zealand Winegrowers Sommelier Scholarship is a global initiative with sommeliers from Australia, Asia, Canada, Europe, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Arab Emirates, the UK and…

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President’s Report – December 2018

President Liam Edwards

  Dear Members, Earlier this month we heard the welcome news that Home Economics is to be made compulsory until Junior Certificate. While this is not over the line just yet the efforts of everyone in St. Angela’s college must be recognised. I would also like to give a mention to…

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Minimum Wage 2019

Rates on or after 1 January 2019 Minimum hourly rate of pay % of minimum wage Experienced adult worker €9.80 100% Aged under 18 €6.86 70% First year from date of first employment aged over 18 €7.84 80% Second year from date of first employment aged over 18 €8.82 90%…

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Deliveroo – Next Delivery Town Competition

Deliveroo asks customers to nominate next delivery town in competition Company reveals 2018 expansions have reached nearly 100,000 more Irish households Deliveroo 2018 expansion reaches nearly 100,000 more Irish households Deliveroo doubles numbers of restaurants available to customers Competition launched to nominate new expansion location Nominater of winning town to…

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Request for Tender

Restaurant & Hospitality Skillnet Background The Restaurant & Hospitality Skillnet is a national network representing the Restaurant & Hospitality Industry in Ireland. The network has been providing training for the Restaurant & Hospitality sector since 2007. The network provides training across a wide range of restaurant and hospitality disciplines including…

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Food Poisoning Claims – What to do.

The rise of food poisoning claims and processes you can implement to help reduce the impact of these within your restaurant. Stephen McKenna, Claims Manager from our Partner Campion Insurance, outlines his experience with food poisoning insurance claims. Food poisoning claims are becoming increasingly common; however, in most cases these…

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Presidents Report – November

I have always said, in this industry you never know what is around the corner. On the weekend of the 13th of October, we hosted our 41st gourmet festival in Kinsale, which was completely sold out! We showcased all our local producers and restaurants and it was another successfully festival.…

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