Helping Chefs in London Get Hired


13 Mar, 2018

Career spotlight – Superyacht chef

Preparing, cooking and delivering fine-dining meals to a restaurant full of hungry and demanding customers can be a daunting prospect for any chef. But now imagine having to do this in a floating galley just four meters wide, on your own! Welcome to the challenge faced everyday by superyacht chefs who are expected to create […]

3 Mar, 2018

Things to know before becoming a personal chef

We get asked by a lot of chefs how they can make the transition from working in a commercial kitchen to being a personal chef. So, as it’s such a popular topic we decided to ask personal chefs in our network what things others should know before taking the leap. Below is a list of […]

24 Feb, 2018

Working overseas to boost your career

At some point many chefs consider working overseas to add a boost to their career, experience new cultures, learn new cooking techniques and gain valuable life experiences. However, the reality of just upping sticks and moving abroad is often not quite as easy! So to help, we’ve put together a list of things you should […]

18 Feb, 2018

Getting a chef promotion – 7 step guide

In the first of a series of ‘how to get promoted’ blog posts we’re focusing on what you need to do in order to secure a promotion to sous chef. As any chef will tell you, stepping up to the role of sous chef is a challenging one.  You’ll be expected to make sure the […]

3 Jan, 2018

Top chefs share their best knife tips

At some point in their career, most chefs will have experienced working in less than ideal circumstances. Anything from over-cramped, over-heated kitchens, volatile ego-centric head chefs, over-critical customers and a lack of fresh ingredients can turn an already difficult job into hell on earth — and that’s even before the soup course! Despite all of […]

9 Dec, 2017

Chef CV: How to handle job gaps and job hopping

Despite the fact that the UK is in the grips of a chef shortage, if you have a work history with gaps in it or have been prone to moving jobs frequently you’ll need to carefully present your experience within your CV to avoid being seen as unstable. So, what do you need to do? […]

19 Nov, 2017

6 Online marketing tips for Chef Patrons

Some might say that online marketing for restaurants is far easier than it is for other industries, because as a restaurant owner, you have food on your side. And we not only need food for our most basic survival, but we also associate good things with it, and most of all, our tastebuds are strong […]

7 Sep, 2017

5 Signs it’s time to move job chef

When you’re a chef working long hours, it’s not always easy to find the time to look for a new job. However, there are some telltale signs that suggest it’s time to move on and find a new job with a different employer. Here are five key signs that suggest it’s time to start exploring […]

24 Jul, 2017

Chef tips: Managing stress

As professional chefs we work in an inherently stressful environment. Our daily routine is a constant grind to meet deadlines and reach for perfectly prepared and presented cuisine. For the restaurant chef it is the grind of meeting that 15 minute ticket time over and over again for hundreds of customers in a shift. For […]

4 Jul, 2017

Chef CV writing tips

Below is a collection of great CV writing tips to help you land your next dream Chef job. Know the purpose of your CV The objective of your CV is to land an interview, and the interview will land you the job (hopefully!). If you try to write your Chef CV with the purpose of […]