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Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.

About

It’s goes without saying that food and drink are important to us, but beyond what we need to survive people invest a lot in enjoying their food and drink. This means there is an enormous number of possible careers available at all stages of the food production cycle, from farm to fork. You could work in a factory preparing food, a butcher shop or bakery selling fresh food or as a chef in a high-end restaurant, devoting immense care and skill to the preparation of meals.

Skills

    food production, sales & marketing, education & training, physical activity, time management, budgeting, health and safety, customer service, maintaining machines, communication, quality control, managing resources,

Key Facts

56,000
are directly employed in food and drink production
50%
increase in exports from the food and beverage sector since 2009
706
million. Value of Ireland's artisan and speciality food sector
142k
are employed in the restaurant industry

Career Videos...

 
Sinead Ni Ghairbhith - Cheese Maker
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Sinead Ni Ghairbhith - Cheese Maker

 
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Fiona Uyema - Chef

 
Shauna - Shift Manager
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Shauna - Shift Manager

 
Kim - Customer Care
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Kim - Customer Care

College Course Videos...

 
Beverage Industry Management CR650  - Cork Institute of Technology
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Beverage Industry Management CR650 - Cork Institute of Technology

 
Food Science CK505 - University College Cork
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Food Science CK505 - University College Cork

 
Food Science and Management DT424 - TU Dublin - Dublin City
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Food Science and Management DT424 - TU Dublin - Dublin City