Introduction For Chefs Seeking Work In Ireland
Are you a talented chef from outside the EU or UK, dreaming of working in Ireland? You might be wondering about the legal and technical hurdles you need to overcome. This guide is specifically designed for chefs seeking work in Ireland and will provide you with the information you need.
Understanding the Irish Work Permit System
As a chef recruitment agency, we often receive interest from chefs from outside both the European Union and the United Kingdom looking to work as a chef in Ireland. Very often, the curriculum vitae and backgrounds of the applicants are very strong. Yet, very often we cannot offer them any assistance whatsoever. Why is this, you might ask? The answer is straightforward: unless they hold a European Union passport or, should I say, a passport from a European Union nation state, or a United Kingdom passport (thanks to the Common Travel Area), they do not have an automatic right to work in the Republic of Ireland. For more information, you can visit the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) website.[Read more…] about A Guide for Chefs Seeking Work in Ireland: Navigating the Visa Process