Category Archives: "Chef Career"

How to Negotiate Your Chef Pay Rise

Editor’s note: How to Negotiate Your Chef Pay Rise was originally published in May 2021 and updated in May 2022. The pandemic has had a wide-ranging impact on the restaurant trade and the hospitality sector. This has been amplified further by the effects of Brexit in the UK. Pre-pandemic it was getting harder to find […]

Chef Jobs Outside of the Kitchen

Editor’s note: Chef Jobs Outside of the Kitchen was originally published in December 2020 and most recently updated in May 2022. The impact of Covid-19 on the hospitality industry has been immense. Changes to the sector have been rapid and frequent throughout the course of the pandemic. How thousands of hospitality businesses have continued to rise […]

Being Successful as a Private Chef

Editor’s note: Being Successful as a Private Chef was originally published in November 2020 and most recently updated in May 2022. Covid-19 hit the industry hard. A sizeable number of chefs lost jobs in commercial kitchens and were left looking around for alternatives. As the demand for chefs to work in private households remained steady throughout […]

Quitting Your Chef Job

Editor’s note: Quitting Your Chef Job was originally published in March 2020 and most recently updated in May 2022. Quitting your chef job in the right way can have a real impact on your future chef career. When you stop to think about it for a second, you’ll see how that’s an obvious fact. The […]

Private Chef versus Personal Chef

Editors note: Private Chef versus Personal Chef was originally published in September 2019 and most recently updated in May 2022. Private chef versus Personal chef – It’s easy to think that the terms ‘private chef’ and ‘personal chef’ are interchangeable and make reference to the same role. But while a private chef and a personal […]

Working as a Superyacht Chef

Editor’s note: Working as a Superyacht Chef was originally published in June 2019 and most recently updated in May 2022. A yacht chef is anyone that works on a boat and cooks for guests and crew, guests or just crew. There are around 37,000 yacht crew members employed on the 6,000+ superyachts around the world. […]

Its Time to Move Job Chef

It’s time to move job chef (well, maybe!). When you’re a chef working long hours, it’s not always easy to find the time to look for a new job. But there can be tell-tale signs at work that signal that it’s time to start the search.  Its time to move job chef – Here are […]

Chef Working Overseas – Ten Benefits

Editor’s note: Chef Working Overseas – Ten Benefits was originally published in March 2018 and most recently updated in May 2022. As we all emerge from the worst impacts of Covid-19, chef skills are in high demand in many places around the world. This means candidate driven jobs markets and makes it a great time […]

Get Promoted to Sous Chef

Editor’s note: Get Promoted to Sous Chef was originally published in February 2018 and most recently updated in May 2022. 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 brigade is producing top-quality cuisine and that chefs with talent […]

Chef Jobs in Australia

Editor’s note: Chef Jobs in Australia was originally published in June 2017 and most recently updated in May 2022. Australia is a nation that enjoys discovering different cuisine and has a vibrant food scene. Built on the influence of migrant populations, it offers a diverse dining landscape that makes a sizeable contribution to the country’s […]