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Welbilt confirms plans to launch first culinary masterclasses in Ireland

Welbilt confirms plans to launch first culinary masterclasses in Ireland

Welbilt is launching its first culinary masterclasses in Ireland after partnering up with local distributor partner ABC Services. The sessions will be dedicated to Welbilt’s Convotherm and Merrychef brands and provide an invaluable insight for end-users in helping them discover the latest product technology and innovations. Initial dates at the new site are Tuesday 18 September

Nisbets to open giant retail store in Irish shopping centre

Nisbets’ growing retail empire will extend to Ireland later this year after the company agreed terms on its first shopping centre site in Dublin. Nisbets will take on a 5,554 square foot site at the Ilac Centre following the redevelopment of the Centre’s Moore Mall South. The catering equipment firm will occupy one of five

Zizzi opens four sites in five weeks and outlines plans to enter Ireland

High street restaurant group Zizzi has announced the further expansion of its estate with the opening of four new sites in the UK within a five-week period, as well as plans to enter Ireland in April. The Italian chain opened its Broadway Bradford restaurant last month, seating 110-covers over 2,950 sq ft, closely followed by

Irish restaurateurs give thumbs up to tax proposals

The Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) has welcomed recent Budget 2016 announcements and hailed the proposals as good news for restaurateurs. The RAI said that restaurant owners were content with the retention of the 9% VAT rate, as well as the widening of the PRSI weekly pay band, which alleviates the unbalanced cost attributed to

Ireland facing major chef crisis

Ireland is facing a major kitchen conundrum, with up to 5,000 chef positions likely to go unfilled between now and 2020 if action isn’t taken.  The Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) said a serious shortage of chefs in the country has reached “crisis level” and threatens the hospitality industry. It says an investment in training