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Who are our members?


Find out how we can help your restaurant thrive.


We represent cafés and small restaurant businesses around the country.


An Irish hospitality staple, we strive to represent your interests.


Whether your business is big or small, there’s big benefits to joining as a hotel restaurant.


An Irish hospitality staple, we strive to represent your interests.


We promote small scale independent Irish Producers.

Benefits for members

The Restaurant Association of Ireland (RAI) is a professional organization that represents the interests of restaurants and hospitality businesses across Ireland. By becoming a member of the RAI, businesses can access a range of benefits and services that can help them grow and succeed in the industry.

Here are some of the key membership benefits of the RAI:

  1. Advocacy: The RAI represents the interests of its members to government and other key stakeholders in the hospitality industry. By being a member, businesses have a stronger voice in shaping policy and regulatory issues that impact the industry.
  2. Industry insights and research: Members of the RAI receive access to the latest industry research, trends, and best practices. This can help businesses stay up-to-date on the latest developments in the industry and make informed decisions about their operations.
  3. Networking opportunities: The RAI provides opportunities for members to connect with other industry professionals and build relationships. This includes regular events, seminars, and workshops, as well as online forums and discussion groups.
  4. Training and development: The RAI offers training and development programs that can help businesses develop new skills and improve their operations. This includes courses on topics such as food safety, customer service, and leadership.
  5. Marketing and promotion: The RAI provides members with opportunities to promote their businesses to a wider audience. This includes listings in the RAI’s online directory, as well as opportunities to participate in marketing and advertising campaigns.

Overall, membership in the RAI provides a range of benefits that can help restaurant owners and operators succeed in a challenging and competitive industry. Whether you’re just starting out or looking to take your business to the next level, the RAI can be an invaluable resource for your restaurant.

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