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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August President’s Report

Dear Member, It was “Good Friday” for the restaurant business with the decision to allow restaurants to open on this day in the future. It really was a small step in the right direction for our business. It was never going to make or break us, but personal I feel…

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Senior Executive – Training

Senior Executive Development Programme Restaurants Association of Ireland in partnership with Optimum Results are running a Senior Executive Development Programme Starting 26th September 2017.   COURSE OVERVIEW This intensive and practical training programme has been tailored according to the specific needs of busy restaurant owners and managers. Attendees will participate…

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President’s Report July

Dear Member, I hope the season is in full swing for everyone, and let’s hope the good weather we had last week is not the end of our summer weather. Unfortunately, the chef storage crisis is not going away. The question I know a lot of people ask is “why…

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Business Insurance

Commercial Insurance Has your insurance premium increased in the past three years? Are claims against your premises being settled without your knowledge? What can be done to tackle the cost of business insurance in Ireland? We want to hear from you. Please take just 5 minutes of your time to…

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Salmonella Information Guide

Salmonella Information Guide   Introduction: Cater Care is very mindful that all food handlers practise in the safest possible manner be it in your own domestic environment or indeed for commercial purposes. The provision of safe food and the protection of customers and family is of utmost importance among food operators…

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