President’s June Report

President Liam Edwards

Dear member, As the sun is shining and we are all feeling a bit happier I have decided to keep my June report positive. On the 14th of May we hosted our 10th Annual All-Ireland Restaurant Awards and it was our most successful so far. Over 1,000 attended on the…

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Dine in the Dark for NCBI

Dine in the Dark is back and is bigger and better than ever. Ireland’s premier food celebration will return this coming October for a full month. This year only 50 venues can register to hold an exclusive Dine in the Dark event and receive event management support from the Dine…

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President’s Report – May

President Liam Edwards

Has summer finally arrived or is there another twist in the tale of one of our longest winters? The weather now has become a major factor in our business and costly one. While we all know this year held our worst winter in a long time, there are lot of…

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President’s Report – April

President Liam Edwards

It certainly was a Good Friday for the restaurant business last week and again I would like to thank Senator Billy Lawless and the VFI for getting the lifting of the alcohol ban over the line. Throughout the entirety of the process, he had the backing of the RAI.  …

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President’s Report: March

President Liam Edwards

As I head into my second year as president, I firmly believe Irish food is in a good place and is ready to explode onto the world stage. However, we are aware of the battles ahead and if last week taught us anything, you just never know what is around…

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