Why partner with Chef Network?
Your Direct Link to all of Ireland’s Chef Community
Align your Brand with Industry Professionalism & Standards
Chef Network is working with the industry to set the standard for what defines a professional chef. You can support this work and be associated with the highest standards of professionalism in the industry
Take a Role in Educating & Training Chefs
We want to expand the knowledge and skills base of chefs, both culinary & non, with top-class up-to-date training and continued professional development through peer-learning and partnerships with those at the cutting edge of the latest developments in our industry – you can support or contribute to this education programme.
Support a Vibrant & Progressive Culinary Sector Things are moving fast, Irish foodservice is changing rapidly. It is an exciting time but also challenging – we can all work together to tackle the biggest challenges the industry faces and to ensure a bright future for the chef profession and the sector as a whole.
Forge strong direct relationships with Chefs Nowhere else can you communicate directly with Ireland’s chef community, across all sectors and all levels. Chef Network provides the opportunity for a direct line and relationship building with everyone from student chefs right through to the most senior levels in industry.
Partnership & Collaboration – Support what Chefs Want Chef Network provides suppliers and service providers with a unique opportunity to partner and collaborate with chefs, supporting initiatives that they have asked for through the Chef Network community.
Content & Action speak louder than Advertising Today marketing is all about content and activity – through a partnership with Chef Network you can expose your product or brand through content and activities that are of real value to your customers – chefs.
Find out what Chefs want, what chefs are talking about, what chefs are doing, & Respond Keeping up with the latest industry trends can be challenging, anticipating the needs of your customer is key. Being part of Chef Network will help you keep your finger on the pulse of chefs needs and demands, communicate directly with them to ask them what they want from you, and show them how you can respond.
Be Part of it – one Community Working Together We all have the same interest – a vibrant, booming foodservice industry and culinary sector. Join the Chef Network community and be part of the most exciting development this industry has seen in recent years
We have a range of partnership packages & opportunities – we are confident we can find a way to collaborate and help you reach chefs. Got an idea or proposal outside of the packages you see here? Or want something a little different? Don’t hesitate to get in touch firstname.lastname@example.org
Key project partnership opportunities
Chef Profile Video Series: Support the Future of the Industry
Showcasing the variety of career paths, opportunities & personalities in the industry by profiling chefs from different sectors and backgrounds with a documentary story-telling approach.
A landmark project requested by the network from day one, it will promote careers & motivate existing chefs by showing both the realities of the hard work involved in this industry but also the passion, drive and fulfillment that keeps chefs doing what they do every day.
Chefs Skills Video Series: Support Chef Skills
Shared on social media channels and on our website, our Chefs Skills videos will form a unique online resource library of practical but stylish video for chefs on a variety of topics demanded by them and tailored to the Irish industry. Topics Chef have asked for include: Plating & Presentation Skills, Fish Skills, Meat & Butchery Skills, Game, Chocolate & Pastry Skills, Fermenting & Preserving and more
Seasonal Sourcing: Support Chef Knowledge
A guide for chefs to sourcing in season and celebrating the seasons – the beauty of this online activity is that it can provide a ‘real-time seasonality’ guide.
• Seasonality Calendar on ChefNetwork.ie & ‘Coming into Season’ updates from Supplier & the network • Seasonality updates in monthly ezines (with Sponsor branding) & across digital platforms • Sharing of Seasonal recipe ideas by member chefs • Celebration and encouragement of plant-based cooking, fruit & veg, wild foods & herbs via events – Farm visits, masterclasses etc - to compliment online activity
Main Partner €15,000+ pa* Max 5 Available
Your opportunity to put your brand in the spotlight and work in close partnership with chefs.
As a MAIN PARTNER your company will support a key Chef Network project or activity that has been asked for by chefs and have a strong presence across Chef Network website, communications and major events. Main partners will have category exclusivity within the Main partner sponsor level**
Community & Content Partner €5,000+ pa* 4 Available
Sponsor a specific Community or Content section within Chef Network aligned to your brand & business/marketing objectives, responding to what chefs have asked for and supporting future development of the industry. Your company will have permanent brand presence on this Community/Content section, with links from the homepage of ChefNetwork.ie and across promotions of this Community/Content on our digital channels
Events & Training Partner or Main Event Partner €5,000+ pa* 4 available
Sponsor a specific Chef Network EVENT or EVENT SERIES aligned to your brand & business/marketing objectives. We have an exciting calendar of events planned and lots of new ideas coming to us from chefs all the time. Your company will have brand presence & acknowledgement across promotions of the sponsored events on chefnetwork.ie, on our digital channels, and at the events themselves