Member Profile - Excel Recruitment
Excel is a leading specialist recruitment agency holding a database of over 1,000 clients, 85,000 candidates and a team of 80 expert recruiters. With five offices located in Dublin, Kildare, Cork, Galway and Belfast, Excel has rapidly become the largest hospitality recruitment firm in Ireland.
UnifyOrdering is a market leader with an industry disruptive solution that is proudly 100% Irish founded. UnifyOrdering is on a mission to make ordering simple and provides a tech solution for both Buyers and Suppliers which saves time, reduces costs, eliminates errors and represents the future of the industry. How do we keep things simple?
Trailblazer BBQ have been helping restaurants and hotels maximise their popularity and profiting potential through the addition of one of our powerful, highly theatrical, and completely self-sufficient BBQ trailers.
Whether it’s a solution to take pressure away from the commercial kitchen through offering a simplified outdoor BBQ menu or to help draw more footfall to your premises throughout quieter times, a Trailblazer BBQ will no doubt prove to be a massive asset to your business.
Blue Ice Machines from Caterboss
Get ready for the sizzling summer months ahead and what better way to cool down by having a slushy.
These dual tank 12 Litre Slush Machine from Blue Ice Machines and Combisteel are sure to help you increase revenue during the hot weather and all year round. Its compact design ensures it only takes up the minimum countertop space while returning the maximum profits. Blue Ice Machines are the industry leaders in Slush machines across the UK and Ireland
Malcolm Emery, CEO of Powerhouse Energy Management has over 15 years’ experience in the energy sector. He began in the energy brokering sector in 2013 where he established the strategy and operational plan in Ireland for Utiliywise Plc.
Combating Food Waste with Kelsius
Every industry is adapting to a more sustainable way of business and in the hospitality sector, food waste is a major contributing factor to a kitchens’ environmental status.
There are numerous obstacles to combating this challenge, and regulating the monitoring of food is one. Gráinne O’Keefe is the culinary director of BuJo, renowned Irish burger joint where sustainability is at the forefront of business. They were looking for reliable temperature monitoring to reduce the amount of food wasted on their premises and to eliminate all paperwork from their HACCP procedures.
Aviation Statistics Q1 - Passenger numbers increase in Q1 2022 but not yet back to 2019 levels
The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has published Aviation Statistics for Quarter 1 2022. Passenger numbers are received for the five main airports: Dublin, Cork, Shannon, Knock, and Kerry.
Commenting on the release, Dr Nele van der Wielen, Statistician, said: “The figures show an increase in international travel during Q1 2022. However, data shows that passengers travelling to and from Ireland are still down by 21% compared with Q1 2020 and down by 37% compared with same period in 2019.
Almost 2.2 million more passengers travelled to Ireland in Q1 2022 when compared with Q1 2021, but this is 1.6 million fewer passengers when compared with the same period in 2019.
In Q1 2022, 2.3 million passengers departed from Ireland, which was 2.1 million more than the same period in 2021, but still fewer by 1.6 million when compared with Q1 2019."
IHF Update on Hotel Capacity Challenges in Dublin
A proposed 20 cent levy on single-use coffee cups "sends the wrong message on sustainability" and the Government needs to rethink its strategy, according to a body representing the retail industry in Ireland.
The measure was announced earlier this year by the Government as part of the Circular Economy Bill, which is aimed at reducing waste and influencing behaviour.
Minister of State Ossian Smyth has said the levy is designed to wean people off single use containers and switch to reusable keep cups.
New Central Statistics Office figures show that the domestic economy shrank by 1% on a quarterly basis during the first three months of the year which began with the economy in a Covid-19 lockdown and ended with inflation beginning to climb rapidly.
Gross domestic product, a broader measure of economic activity, grew by 10.8% on the quarter, the CSO said.