Martin Grace (Proprietor/Manager)
Unit 17 Ashbourne Court, Cork, Co. Cork
tel: 1890 253367
Aer Glan Vent Ltd is a wholly owned Irish company with a wealth of experience in commercial kitchen extraction systems. We have been servicing some of the leading operators in the hospitality industry for almost 30 years.
Jeff Carroll - Managing Director (Proprietor/Manager)
Carrigeen Business Park, Clonmel, Co Tipperary, Co. Tipperary
tel: 052 617 8100
ALS is a global provider of lab testing services to the food and food-related industries. The services that ALS Life Sciences provide range from Food Microbiology and Chemistry Testing, Nutritional/Calorie Testing for menus/food labelling, Allergen testing and Water Testing. We are able to provide high quality solutions across a wide range of services, products and locations. We employ qualified and experienced food industry professionals; have state-of-the-art facilities and access to technologies to add value to our customers’ food quality and food safety programmes. We have a fleet of refrigerated vans that collect Microbiology, Chemistry and Environmental samples from our customers throughout Ireland with locations in Cork, Clonmel, Portlaoise and Portadown.
With our Irish National Accreditation Board accredited testing laboratory (Reg. No. 166T) located in Clonmel, ALS Life Sciences has established itself as the leading name in food and drink testing in Ireland. Also, being part of the enlarged ALS Group provides us and our Irish customer base access to additional testing expertise through our network of laboratories in the UK and across Europe.
Gerard Forde (Proprietor/Manager)
3rd Floor, Martins House, Waterloo Road, Dublin 4, Co. Dublin
tel: 01 2542524
MANAGE THE DAILY LIFE OF YOUR BUSINESS
Bizimply is the platform for single and multi-unit operators that organises and simplifies the day to day operations of restaurants, cafes, deli and retail businesses.
Seamus McHugh (Proprietor/Manager)
IDA Business Park, Claremorris, Co. Mayo
tel: 1890 37 3000 fax: 094 9362036
CBE is the market leader in retail technology with experience built over three decades in Ireland & UK. CBE offers superior quality software, systems, solutions, and services. With in-house software development, 24/7 customer support, excellent training programs & facilities, this ISO 9001 accredited firm is the One-stop-shop for EPoS solutions.
Navan, Co. Meath
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Eadaoin O'Rourke (Proprietor/Manager)
Unit B1 Balmoral Industrial Estate, Navan, Co. Meath
Cornie McGinley, Managing Director of Costa Systems, along with his dedicated team specialise in complete point of sale solutions geared toward the hospitality industry and provide a customer focused approach to their selling.
Costa Systems is an Irish Epos company with Head Offices in Navan, Co. Meath The Costa One Tap Point of Sale is a simple, fast and efficient point of sale system for managing your Restaurant, Bar or Café and has been installed in no less than 500 sites nationwide to date. Their many satisfied customers include:
· Donegan’s of Monasterboice,
· P.J. O’Hare’s of Carlingford,
· The Central Bar Navan ,
and multiple property sites such as Gourmet Food Parlour, Esquires Coffee Houses and Zaytoon Restaurants. With its core product inclusive of inventory, guest loyalty, employee clock in/clock out systems, voucher and prepaid swipe card and sales handling, the Costa OneTap system provides the simple, fast and cost effective point of sale system for any operation.
Priding themselves on their outstanding customer service, the Costa team provide 24/7 support, service and back up meaning they can build a solid, understanding relationship with each and every customer and grow with their ever changing, individual needs.
No request is too big or small, so do not hesitate to contact Costa Systems for all your Point of Sales needs!
Mary Darlington (Proprietor/Manager)
7 Ard Glas , Abbey Road, Ferrybank, Co. Waterford
tel: 051 - 897618
Nicholas Power (Proprietor/Manager)
Flat 4, 97 Phibsboro Road, Dublin 7, Co. Dublin
tel: 086 - 0564677
De Paor Consulting is an Irish owned hospitality consulting company based in Dublin but we travel the country. Owned and operated by Nicholas Power, together with two other hospitality professionals all of which have only worked in 5 star hotels here and abroad run training programmes for the bar and restaurant industry. This includes Customer care, wine & Champagne training as well as upselling and whiskey master classes just to name a few.
We also offer services which include cost effective Linen & Laundry supplies, Graphic design, photography (our photographer has done work for the websites of "Pichet" restaurant in Dublin and La Stampa hotel which got featured in Image & Cara magazines) A group booking service, Chef consultancy (our chef is Head Chef at a 5 star hotel in Co Kerry) and a platform for employees and employers to secure work/labour.
De Paor Consulting’s mantra is simple “knowledge is power” meaning giving your bar or restaurant teams the best training enabling them the best possible chance of executing the service you desire, this training and knowledge allows them to do their job efficiently and with confidence. This efficiency and confidence reflects in their service and is easily recognisable to your customers.
Nicholas with his hotel background has his own personal mantra which he strongly believes is the key to a bettered service “If you wake up in the morning and genuinely believe that you can’t improve on the previous night’s service, then you should probably get out of the hospitality industry”
Please feel free to visit our webpage the link is below, here you can see our full list of services and training along with information on the three trainers experience plus testimonials from previous clients.
Please also visit our Facebook page https://m.facebook.com/depaorconsulting and follow us on twitter @depaorconsult
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Jimmy Allen (Proprietor/Manager)
Unit 6, udaras na Gaeltachta, Ballyvourney, Co Cork, Co. Cork
tel: 026 - 45680
• Putog Teoranta, a new Company which produces Artisan Black & White Puddings to the retail market under the De Róiste brand started production in March ’12.
• De Roiste : A Black and White Pudding Company named after the co-founders, which advocates traceable sourcing and only uses Pork from Irish producer farms with known animal welfare policies and full traceability.
• The De Róiste brand is founded on the ethos of combining family traditions with practical knowledge of food production.
• Our recipes are steeped in tradition and history, having been passed down from generation to generation.
• 100 % Irish Pork based product in our raw material.
• All raw material is sourced locally and is fresh.
• Our Black Puddings are made with Fresh Pork Blood and fresh onion.
• Our White Puddings are made with Fresh Pork Stock and fresh onion.
• Manufactured in the ‘Heart of the Gaeltachta’ in Mid Cork.
• All our Cereals are supplied by Flahavan’s.
• De Roiste Puddings has received numerous accreditations for both our Black & White Puddings from leading food writers.
Enda Larkin (Manager) (Proprietor/Manager)
2 Grants Row, Lower Mount St, , Dublin 2
tel: 087 2427917
“Dobiquity” is an online platform for the hospitality industry, offering a wealth of cloud-based resources to help improve business performance. The platform provides affordable access to:
· A suite of productivity apps which digitise important business activities, delivering immediate operational efficiencies and reducing costs
· Comprehensive reporting tools which expand the range and quality of management information available within the business and provide for enhanced decision-making.
· An unrivalled Knowledge Hub offering guidance tools, videos, tutorials etc. on important management topics.
· Exclusive rates for onsite mentoring from a panel of industry experts.
"All of these services are available to Dobiquity members for less than €1 per day.”
Andy O'Hara (Proprietor/Manager)
Estuary House Block P7, East Point Business Park , Fairview , Dublin 3
tel: 01-8193300 fax: 01-8193356
Edward Dillon & Co exclusively represents many of the most prestigious Spirit Brands in the world including Hennessy Cognac, Bacardi Rum, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Jack Daniels, Southern Comfort and the premium Vodka, Finlandia, and the super-premium Vodkas Belvedere and Grey Goose.
They also represent the exclusive Champagne brands of Moet et Chandon, Veuve Clicquot, Dom Perignon and Krug also the leading premium wine brands Wolf Blass, Rosemount, Penfolds, Green Point and Cape Mentelle (Australia), Fetzer and Bonterra (California), Bolla (Italy),Carmen (Chile), Nederburg and Durbanville Hills (South Africa), Terrazas (Argentina) and Cloudy Bay (New Zealand).
The Company?s involvement with Irish Restaurants industry also includes the free customer service of wine list printing and consultations provided by Alan Crowley, the first Irish Master of Wine.
Vivian Galligan (Proprietor/Manager)
2nd Floor, Building E, Cherrywood Science & Technology Park , Loughlinstown, Co. Dublin
tel: 1850 202120 fax: 01-2390201
David Mc Donnell - Sales Manager Kerri Judge - Marketing Manager (Proprietor/Manager)
Highfield House, Burton Hall Road, Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18
tel: 01- 2161400 fax: 01-2959036
Founded in 1963, Febvre & Company Limited is an Irish-owned wine importer with a commitment to supplying an unrivalled range of wines to both on-trade and off-trade sectors.
Our philosophy centres around building strong relationships with both suppliers and customers and sourcing exciting wines from a large array of grower-producers around the World, many of whom are family-run wineries.
As a family company ourselves, we understand the importance of reputation. We want our customers to be sure that, by serving a wine from Febvre, the original thinking and care with which we select our growers, shines through every time.
Eoin O'Flynn (Proprietor/Manager)
Dublin Road, Drogheda, Co. Louth
tel: 041-9831041 fax: 041-9834652
Finola Dolan (Proprietor/Manager)
43 Nugent Road, Churchtown, Dublin 14, Co. Dublin
tel: 087 652 5201
Food Safety Net Ireland was established to assist Food Business to operate in a safe and complaint environment. We offer all the advice, guidance, documentation and training required for your business to implement and maintain an effective Food Safety Management System, based on the principles of HACCP. We provide systems that are easily to understand, implement and monitor.
Training and development equips individuals with the skills they must have to ensure they are preparing, handling and serving safe food to your customers. Management commitment, increasing staff knowledge and awareness are essential factors to a successful organisation. Having good food safety & hygiene standards in place, will not only drive your business and increase sales but it will also protect your business and save you money. Food Safety & Hygiene Audits can be performed. This audit will not only highlight any compliancy issues, it can be also used as a tool to redress any training requirements
Finola is the proprietor of Food Safety Net Ireland and has worked in the Hospitality, Catering and Retailing industries for over 20 years. An honours graduate of Shannon Hotel Management School and a postgraduate in Quality Management, she had worked in various hotels, restaurants and catering outlets, developing Food Safety Management Systems, training programmes and auditing food business.
Robert O'Donnell (Proprietor/Manager)
11 Sandyford Office Park, Sandyford, Dublin 18, Co. Dublin
Gift Card in a Box is the gift card solution for businesses. Independent businesses can now compete with major national brands by having your own quality professional gift card system.
We provide everything that a business needs to run a gift card programme - all in one box. With no monthly or annual fees, fully personalised high quality plastic gift cards, monthly e-reports, balance enquiry telephone line, POS pack and a plug and play non-integrated gift card terminal, this pack contains all a business needs for a gift card programme.
John O'Shea (Proprietor/Manager)
Block D, Waterford Road Business Park, Newross, Co. Wexford
Working within the hospitality industry you want the best.
Offering your guests outstanding comfort, ambiance, quality ingredients and of course high standards of hygiene, everyday can be challenging.
We at Glana Controlled Hygiene are available to assist you to meet this challenge, by providing you with a tailored Cleaning Management System,
together with our INTENSIVE Product Range, whilst providing you with complete cost transparency, throughout our relationship.
We invite you to contact us, please call us on 1850 211 553.
Lisa McKiernan (Proprietor/Manager)
13 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin
tel: 01-6130316 fax: 01-6130317
HMCA are delighted to offer the Restaurants Association members and their families our range of medical health cover and related products. Hospital and Medical Care Association are specialists in offering voluntary benefits exclusively to members of professional and trades associations and membership groups. We have over 30 years experience dealing with over 700 Associations in delivering first class service at highly competitive rates. We do not deal with the general public and do not advertise nationally. This means that we can continue to offer reduced costs coupled with first class service.
For further information on any of the above plans, telephone HMCA on 01-6130316
Or alternatively enquire online at
Claire Carroll (Proprietor/Manager)
Moycullen, Co. Galway, Co. Galway
tel: 091 - 447200
HR Connections supply a complete range of outsourced HR Services for the hospitality industry, and are pleased to offer a 15% discount to RAI Members. They can help you with
The company was set up by Claire Carroll, who has a background in HR Management in the hospitality industry. Claire is a CIPD qualified CIPD HR Specialist, with a Diploma in Employment Law from the Law Society of Ireland.
Melanie Talbot (Proprietor/Manager)
180 Gilford Road, Portadown, Co Armagh, Co. Armagh
tel: 0844 846 0500
Kingspan Environmental is a global leader in the design and manufacture of commercial waste management and sustainable solutions for buildings. With 50 years’ experience offering world class environmental compliance solutions, we can provide the hospitality industry with Intelligent Food Waste and Fat, Oil and Grease management solutions.
Our Waste2O and iFOG Food Waste management systems are totally managed and integrated solutions that help you stay compliant, save you time and money and improve the efficiency of your kitchens. These systems are ideal for commercial kitchens, including schools, colleges and care homes and enable you to manage your daily kitchen waste, whilst creating a sustainable environmental impact in the process.
Kingspan Environmental Services’ expert team install the product and offer ongoing maintenance to ensure it operates optimally at all times. For more information visit our website http://kingspanenviro.com/foodwaste or contact our dedicated support team to arrange a Free site visit on : Tel: 0844 846 0500
Harold Nicholson (Proprietor/Manager)
The Harbour, Kilkeel, Co Down, Co. Down
tel: 028 417 64919/ 048 417 64919
Mourne Seafoods has been delivering fresh fish and seafood to some of Ireland’s finest hotels and restaurants for over 10 years.
Situated in Kilkeel Harbour, home to Northern Ireland’s largest fishing fleet, we guarantee whatever you buy, whether it is the humble haddock or the luxurious lobster, it will be prepared with the same care and delivered to you in prime condition
We offer a six day per week delivery service to Dublin and the surrounding area.
Brian Cosgrove (Proprietor/Manager)
Bank House, Bindon St, Ennis, Co. Clare
tel: 065 - 6897809
Gordon Thompson (Sales Manager) (Proprietor/Manager)
Unit 41 Park West Industrial Estate, Nangor, Dublin 12, Co. Dublin
tel: 1800 818 668
Lyreco are the exclusive distributor for Nespresso Business Solutions in Ireland.
Our consultants can carry out a thorough appraisal of your coffee needs to advise you of the best Nespresso solution to suit your specific requirements. With the Nespresso portioned coffee system, a simple gesture is all that it takes to make an exceptional coffee. Its preparation is easy and efficient, helping you to keep costs under control.
Tailored Services for your specific requirements
To make an appointment with excellence and discover an exceptional coffee today call 1800 818 668
Brenda O'Callaghan (Proprietor/Manager)
North Link Business Park, Old Mallow Road, Co. Cork
tel: 021 494 6777
Nisbets Catering Equipment – Global Supplier for over 30years!
From Cooking appliances and Commercial refrigeration to Chefs whites and Utensils, Nisbets is a one stop shop for the hospitality trade!
Over 16,000 lines are available across the industries leading brands, including; Buffalo cooking machines, Polar refrigeration, Whites clothing, Vogue cookware and Samsung Commercial Microwaves to name just a few..
With over 30 years experience serving the trade, Nisbets prides itself on its fast delivery,excellent customer service and unbeatable prices!
Call: 021 494 6777 to speak to our team,or visit Nisbets.ie,plus why not sign up for our email promotions and request a copy of Free Catalogue – the industries shopping bible!
Breda Miley (Proprietor/Manager)
46 Dawson St, Dublin 2 , Co. Dublin
Noel Recruitment Hotel & Catering division, recognised as the market leaders in their industry sector, have specialised in hospitality recruitment since 1987. Proud winners of the NRF Recruitment Industry Award for Excellence in both 2008 and 2009 the Hospitality specialist team comprise of experienced professionals, all of whom are from a hospitality background with a passion, knowledge and understanding of the industry and its requirements.
Sadhbh Picilaidis (Marketing Assistant) (Proprietor/Manager)
Unit 2 Abhann road, Raheen business park, Limerick, Co. Limerick
tel: 061 – 217730
Rentokil Initial is one of the largest business service companies in the world comprising of a number of global brands including Rentokil, Initial and Ambius. We are the experts in the services we provide, taking care of these areas so that our customers can focus on what they do best.
Initial Hygiene is one of Ireland’s leading provider of washroom, hygiene and floorcare services.
We offer an extensive range of services and products to ensure that you are providing and maintaining a clean and hygienic environment and adhering to relevant legislation.
Our range includes:
· Feminine Hygiene Disposal
· Hand wash and hand dryers
· Air fresheners
· Vending units
· Serviced floor mats
· Washroom supplies
T: 1890 300 500
Rentokil Pest Control
With over 70 years providing expert and professional pest control services throughout Ireland, Rentokil Pest Control offers fast, reliable and effective solutions to pest infestations of any kind.
We lead the way in developing innovative, environmentally sensitive solutions for the detection, prevention and elimination of troublesome pests including:
· Our professional, certified technicians are ready to respond to your needs covering a national network of customers in public sector, commercial and residential areas.
T: 1890 555 222
Ambius is the expert in providing plant services and interior landscaping for all kinds of environments, from boutique hotels to shopping centres and international corporate headquarters. Our services include:
· Live and artificial plant displays
· Complete office plant service
· Ambient scenting for work environments
· Commercial holiday decorations
· External landscaping
T: 1890 269 26 W: www.ambius.ie
Donncha Curran (Proprietor/Manager)
101 Northwest Business Park, Ballycolin, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, Co. Dublin
tel: 01 8023100
We are Irelands leading, privately owned, multi-channel Sales, Marketing and Distribution service provider.
We have a successful track record and reputation for well focused, professional, and long standing partnerships with our Principals and Customers.
Our team’s expertise, warehouse & office facility, modern systems and ‘can do’ approach, positions Stafford Lynch as a strong distribution partner for brands of varying size.
Kevin Sheridan (Proprietor/Manager)
Virginia Road Station, Carnaross, Co. Meath
tel: 046-9430373 fax: 046-9430375
Andy Tierney (Proprietor/Manager)
Quinn Road Business Park, Ennis, Co. Clare
tel: 065 - 6828281
Tierney’s Office Automation was established by Andy Tierney in 1993. We are the trusted IT partner for hundreds of companies in the hospitality and SME sectors in Ireland. Tierney’s are proud to be the sales, installation, training and support partner for both NCR’s Aloha restaurant POS solutions and the Hotellinx PMS solution in Ireland.
Wayne Stevenson (Proprietor/Manager)
124 Crossgar Road, Saintfield, Co. Down BT247 JQ, Co. Down
tel: 0044 28 97519494
Reduce The Food Waste Volume You Have For Disposal By Up To 90%
Ulsterskies provide food waste processing equipment for both home and commercial kitchens. We have a range of machines that can process anything from 1kg to 200kgs of food waste per day. Using our technology the total volume of food waste produced by a restaurant is reduced by up to 90%. For example, 50kgs will be reduced to 5kgs. The processed food waste is odourless, hygienic and can be stored in your kitchen until collection. In fact, unlike ‘garden composters’ that must be outside, Ulsterskies compact food waste processors will fit conveniently in your restaurant’s kitchen. Please visit our website for a full description of our products and services. www.ulsterskies.com
Joe O'Regan (Proprietor/Manager)
1st Floor, The Concourse Building, Beacon Court, Sandyford, Dublin 18, Co. Dublin
tel: 01 - 5387400
Custom Feature Walls & Decals. Choose from millions of images on www.wallgecko.com or upload your own
Barry Wright (Proprietor/Manager)
Adamstown, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, Co. Wexford
Wright Cost Management Services was established to assist small, medium and large organisations reduce their cost base.
Wright Cost Management Services operates a 'No Savings...No Charge' policy thereby ensuring that all projects are Cash Flow positive for Clients.
Barry Wright (Proprietor/Manager)
Adamstown, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford
Safety Statements have been a legal requirement for all businesses since the introduction of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 1989 and more recently the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005. The Safety Statement is the company’s documented Health & Safety Management programme for ensuring the safety, health and welfare of its employees and others who may be involved in the business such as Contractors, Visitors etc. The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) enforces the law in relation to Health & Safety and regularly prosecutes offences under the Acts. Convictions in such cases may result in businesses being fined for non-compliance.
If you choose to engage Wright Safety Services to prepare your safety statement, we will provide a personal service whereby one of our safety consultants visits your premises to undertake an analysis of your business operations and activities.
The site visit will ensure that we identify all of the potential workplace hazards and risks that your employees and others may be exposed to during the course of their work and that all appropriate risk assessments are prepared and all appropriate control measures are identified. We will then prepare a comprehensive Safety Statement to meet your particular legal requirements. Additionally we will undertake an annual review & update of the document as required by law.
· Safety Statement is a Legal Requirement
· Site Visit by Barry Wright or Mary Mooney
· Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment undertaken
· Document explained
· Annual Review undertaken if required
· On-going advice if required
· If RAI member uses us for Safety Statement we will give excellent rates for:
· Food Hygiene, Fire Safety courses etc
Excellent rate for Safety Statements for RAI members not exceeding €400.00 plus VAT