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15 Jul, 2020

Head chef? Here’s 5 ways to boost the appeal of CV

5 ways to boost your head chef CV today The last few months have been tough and although we are starting to emerge from full lockdown, things are set to remain challenging for at least the rest of this year. However, companies are hiring and although competition can be stiff, now is the perfect time […]

9 Jun, 2020

Chef CV: How to handle job gaps and job hopping

With some countries starting to reopen for business as they move into the recovery phase of Covid-19, now may be the time to start thinking about reviewing your Chef CV. 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 […]

19 May, 2020

Chef jobs outside of the kitchen

Chef jobs outside of the kitchen to consider In the past, working in food typically meant becoming a restaurant chef. But today, it’s hard to even keep track of the diverse range of opportunities in the culinary industry. From food television to cookbook publishing, owning / operating a restaurant to crafting unique pastry products, there […]

6 Apr, 2020

Things to know before becoming a personal chef

Becoming a personal chef Covid-19 has meant that a lot of chefs have lost their jobs. However, one area where there is still demand for chefs is in the private households of wealthy families. So, with this in mind, we asked a number of personal chefs in our network what things others should know before […]

22 Mar, 2020

Chef CV writing tips

Below is a collection of great CV writing tips to help you review and improve your CV during these very difficult times. 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 […]

8 Jan, 2020

Quitting your chef job – do’s & don’ts

Quitting your chef job The food and hospitality industry is close knit and you’re bound to meet people you’ve worked with at one place somewhere else in the future. That’s why quitting your chef job in the right way can massively benefit your future career. Here’s a quitting your chef job – do’s & don’ts […]

20 Nov, 2019

Best chef knife brands for commercial kitchens

Guest Post: Mike Hardman – Alliance Online With so many top chef knife brands out there, it’s hard to know which one is best for you. That’s why we’ve asked Mike Hardman from catering supplier Alliance Online to share his top chef knife brands for use in a commercial kitchen. Every trade needs its tools […]

3 Sep, 2019

Private and Personal Chef – Know the Differences

Private and Personal Chef Careers While a personal and private chef have much in common there are a few key distinctions between them – particularly when it comes to duties, hours of work and expected salary. The key differences Private and personal chefs share many commonalities, but there are differences between the two roles: A […]