New Chef work permits announcement welcomed by Restaurants Association of Ireland

“Massive step forward towards solving Chef skill shortage in hospitality” The Restaurants Association of Ireland have welcomed the announcement today from Heather Humphreys, T.D., Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, regarding chef work permits in Ireland. The new announcement will see all chef grades now eligible for work permits, with…

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Purchase your RAI Gift Voucher

The new RAI Gift Voucher is now available to buy online. If you’re looking for a special gift for loved ones this Christmas, give them the gift of time with family and friends. Purchase your voucher here! https://restaurantsassociationofireland.voucher.gifts/

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President’s Report – December 2019

Welcome to the Presidents report for December. The busiest period on the calendar for many restaurants has finally arrived. December has always been a month I have enjoyed in hospitality. Make the most of it, January may be a challenging month for us. December is also a time where many…

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Restaurants Association of Ireland concerned that new “latte levy” will hit already struggling businesses hard

The Restaurants Association of Ireland have released the below statement on the new “latte levy” announced by the government on Wednesday, which will see a 25-cent levy placed on disposable coffee cups and a significant price hike to many people’s morning coffees. Adrian Cummins, CEO of the RAI, said: “The…

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National Restaurant Voucher Launched Today

The Restaurants Association of Ireland have today launched the RAI Gift Voucher. The RAI have teamed up with Fáilte Ireland to bring you the perfect gift this Christmas. The Restaurants Association of Ireland have teamed up with Fáilte Ireland for 2019 to bring you the RAI Gift Voucher ahead of…

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President’s Report – December 2019

Welcome to the Presidents report for December. The busiest period on the calendar for many restaurants has finally arrived. December has always been a month I have enjoyed in hospitality. Make the most of it, January may be a challenging month for us. December is also a time where many…

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