Our Chef Network Partners


IFSA - Irish Foodservice Suppliers Alliance

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IFSA, the Irish Foodservice Suppliers Alliance, is the industry group for suppliers of all kinds to the foodservice sector and the group behind the foundation of Chef Network. Recognising the need for an inclusive professional body for chefs, IFSA backed the creation and set-up of a chef-led network and have been the chief funders of the network to date.
IFSA provides a central hub for networking, information, communication and sales events within the foodservice industry. Join IFSA to benefit from seminars, training, discounted rates at key industry trade shows including CATEX & Food&Bev LIVE and much more.  JOIN TODAY

T: +353 (0) 1 846 0020
W: www.ifsa.eu.com


Nespresso Professional

Nespresso Professional
Nespresso Professional offers dedicated coffee solutions and machines, adapted to your specific business needs. Today, customers are fast becoming coffee connoisseurs and many will go out of their way to seek a great coffee. Serving delicious, and bespoke Nespresso beverages can significantly enhance the offering of your venue by adding incomparable milk mousse to our exceptional quality coffees.

Through the AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program, Nespresso works with 75,000 farmers in 12 countries. The program implements sustainability practices on farms that benefit the surrounding landscapes. For further information please visit nespresso.com/ourchoices

Barry Donnelly, HORECA Manager Ireland

P: +44 (0)787 072 1186, 
W: nespresso.com/pro



Dalata Hotel Group

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Dalata Hotel Group plc is Ireland’s largest hotel operator, with a current portfolio of 40 three and four star hotels with over 7,900 rooms. Dalata successfully operate Ireland’s two largest hotel brands, the Clayton and the Maldron Hotels across Ireland and the UK, as well as managing a portfolio of partner hotels. 29 of the hotels are owned by Dalata, 9 hotels are operated under lease agreements and 2 are operated under management agreements.

Our Core Values are Our People, Our Fairness, Our Service and Our Individuality. We assist chefs from all levels with a range of development programmes such as our Head Chef Development Programme and Commis Chef Development Programme.

Visit our website to learn more www.dalatahotelgroup.com or call us on 012069400.



RATIONAL is the leading provider in hot food preparation equipment and with the iCombi Pro combi-steamer and the iVario Pro multifunctional cooking system, delivers a complete kitchen solution, revolutionising your processes, maximising efficiency and minimising waste. ConnectedCooking the network solution from RATIONAL offers convenient application options. RATIONAL run Live online demonstrations and on-site training. With over 250 professional chefs in its workforce, it is also the chef's company. 

Web: www.rational-online.com
Social Media: @RationalAG

Chef Recruiters

Chef Recruiters is an established recruitment agency specilaised in recruiting chefs nationwide. We understand the requirements of the hospitality industry because we have worked in the industry.

We pride ourselves on delivering to you our client at all times. We have the pleasure of working with some of the top chefs in the country, many of whom we continue to supply with talent today.


Ready Chef

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Ready Chef is a family-owned and operated business supplying prepared and fresh vegetables, fruits and salads to all strands of the Hospitality Sector, Single Invoice Supplier Operators, Health Care Facilities and the booming Pharma and Tech Sectors.

Originally established by William Tallon Snr. during the 1960s, today his sons William and David carry that legacy and a significantly grown family business forward. From father to sons, total commitment to Quality of Produce and Service, both within the business and from our suppliers are pillars central to the Ready Chef ethos.

Visit our website to learn more readychef.ie


Trinity Purchasing

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We provide a centralised group purchasing network, specialising in cost reduction and improving profitability. Our procurement team have a proven track record in delivering the best industry results across an extensive range of products and services common to the hospitality industry. Our main goal is to reduce costs for our clients whilst also adding value to their business. Our clients simply benefit from the combined buying power of a leading procurement company.

Visit our website to learn more www.trinitypurchasing.com


Ballymaloe Foods

Ballymaloe Foods produces a range of relishes, sauces, dressings, pasta sauces, mayonnaises and pickled vegetables, using the finest quality ingredients. We source local ingredients wherever possible and never add anything artificial to our products. We are based in Little Island, Co. Cork.  The company was founded in 1990 by Yasmin Hyde when she started making tomato relish in her kitchen before moving to a prefab in her garden and eventually moving to Little Island as the business grew. Yasmin is a daughter of Myrtle & Ivan Allen, and food was a huge part of her life growing up. Today, 3 of Yasmin’s adult children are involved in the business with her.  



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At Blenders we love sauces and we understand what it takes to make great food. Our job is to perfect our sauces for the most demanding of taste buds - chefs. Our Product Development team are comprised of chefs and food scientists who are committed to innovation, consistent quality and flavour. In our plant in Dublin, we manufacture over 70 sauces specially for foodservice including mayonnaises, dressings, cooking sauces, table sauces, relishes, carvery sauces, bouillons, gravies, dip pots and sachets. We are a family owned Irish business established in 1989.

T: +353 (0)1 4536960
E: sales@blenders.ie

Bunzl McLaughlin

Bunzl McLaughlin is the leading supplier of non-food catering supplies to businesses across Ireland, specializing in providing a reliable service and delivering value, quality and innovation to their customers. With over 5,000 items in stock available for next-day delivery, plus access to over 50,000 additional products, Bunzl McLaughlin has everything necessary to equip restaurants, pubs, cafes, hotels, and more.

E: bmlmarketing@bunzl.ie
T: +353 (0)48 3751 1999
W: www.bunzlmclaughlin.com


BWG Foodservice

At BWG Foodservice, we have one simple goal and that is to deliver great quality food on time, every time, at market leading prices. Everything we do is about achieving this. Established in 2001, BWG Foodservice is part of BWG Foods, one of Ireland’s leading indigenous wholesale groups. We pride ourselves on strong relationships with our customers and believe that the only way to improve and remain at the top of our game is through listening to you.



Kelsius are the market leaders in Digital HACCP and Automated Temperature Monitoring. We can help you save time and money while removing the paperwork and stress around HACCP compliance with our food safety system FoodCheck 2.0.

With over 18 years of experience, we are tried and trust and are here to help you move away from labour paper and manual based systems. Our systems offer compliance in every aspect right from backdoor deliveries to service.

FoodCheck 2.0 is designed to offer management more control in their HACCP process removing many of the potential risks in your business.

Website: www.kelsius.com


Choice People

The Team at Choice People offers several years of recruitment experience across sectors including Hospitality, Administration, IT, Procurement, Sales & Marketing and Retail.

Trust and strong communication between clients and candidates is at the core of all of our business dealings. We empower clients and candidates with confidence and choice while building relationships.

We believe in people and being able to assist you in your career journey with guidance and support, not only will you have choices but we will find you the solution you are looking for.