Chef Network Skillnet to Deliver Professional Development Training for Chefs

Chef Network will now be recognised as an official training body for Ireland’s chefs. The online chef community, with almost 3000 members, has been awarded Skillnets funding to provide professional development training for the sector. The funding will be used to support training across the areas of Personal & Leadership, Business and Culinary Skills for […]

Jump In Jobs In Hotels And Restaurants

Jobs for chefs, hotel workers and restaurant staff are up according to the latest IrishJobs.ie Jobs Index. IrishJobs.ie, Ireland’s number one recruitment website, recorded a 22% year on year increase in vacancies in the hotel and catering sector, with fierce competition within the industry to recruit experienced chefs.   The sector’s 9% tourism VAT rate, […]

Community led food initiative announces 16 spaces on innovative professional culinary course

A community led initiative that serves as an educational food hub is to become the first such organisation to launch an internationally recognised certified professional cookery course. An innovative concept, ‘School of Food’ and its first fully certified Professional Cookery programme comes as a response to the shortage of professionally qualified chefs in Ireland. The programme […]