Presidents Report June 2017

Presidents Report   I must start my report by giving a special mention to all those involved in the Irish Restaurant Awards night in the Clayton Burlington Road on the 8th of May, and all the events team headed up by Katie Norris, on their professionalism on the night. We…

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Presidents Report – May 2017

I hope the general good weather we have been getting around the country has been a positive impact on business. Every year I find myself checking the calendar to see what date Easter falls on knowing if it is too near set Patrick’s Day it not good for business, this…

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Presidents report – April 2017

I was delighted to be elected president of the RAI in the wonderful Ashford castle on the 6th of March. I was born and reared in kinsale, was also born into the industry. My father bought our restaurant 46 years ago and since then we have seen the up and…

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Nominations now open for #FoodOscars

Nominations for the #FoodOscars are now open to the public via www.irishtimes.com/irishrestaurantawards Wednesday, 11th January 2017 The Restaurants Association of Ireland are delighted to announce that the nominations for the Irish Restaurant Awards 2017 are now open. The public are able to choose their favourites across 20 categories including Best…

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RAI Presidents Report January 2017

As the song says “What’s another year?”  It’s hard to believe that this is my third last President’s report which I have to say I’ll miss a little bit . It only seems like yesterday that I wrote my first President’s report and can’t believe that I’m going into my…

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Communications Executive Position

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 2,000 members, with establishments representing full…

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RTÉ’S AT YOUR SERVICE

RTÉ’S AT YOUR SERVICE THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO TAKE PART IN THE NEW SERIES! Are you looking for an opportunity to transform your business? We’re currently looking for people and properties to take part in the next series of At Your Service, starring 5 star hotel experts Francis and John…

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