Category Archives: "Chef Job Search"

Development chef

Becoming a Development Chef

Being a Development Chef can open up a fascinating culinary world and career but what exactly does the job entail? In this post we take a look at the role, what’s required, the opportunities and more. Development chef – what’s the deal? Development Chefs are the masterminds behind creating new and improved food products. They […]

How to become a chef

Tips on How to Become a Chef

Are you passionate about cooking and want to become a professional chef? Are you interested in making a career out of it? If so, then becoming a professional chef is the perfect job for you. It’s not an easy path, but with the right knowledge and dedication, you can become a successful professional in the […]

Chef Tasting Interview

Chef Tasting Interview Tips

Editor’s note: Chef Tasting Interview Tips was most recently updated in November 2022. As part of your chef job application, it’s likely that you’ll be asked to a tasting interview as part of the hiring process. While there’s no such thing as a standard tasting interview, they’re all a test of your chef ability. It could […]

Eight Reasons to Complete Your Only Chefs Profile

Editor’s note: Eight Reasons to Complete Your Only Chefs Profile was originally published in January 2019 and most recently updated in May 2022. 1. Employers waiting! Be found by thousands of employers who are actively looking to recruit great chefs like you. 2. Names you’ll know use us to hire chefs Great employers like Compass Group, […]

Using Instagram to Find a Chef Job

Editor’s note: Using Instagram to Find a Chef Job was originally published in June 2017 and most recently updated in May 2022. Owned by Meta (formerly Facebook), Instagram the photo and video sharing service is the world’s second largest social network. In recent times, Instagram has seen a surge in use by hiring managers. The […]

Chef Jobseeker – 5 Tips to Stand Out

If you’re a chef looking for your next career move, here are five top tips to get noticed as a jobseeker and hired by the best employers… Chef Jobseeker Tip 1: Find ways to let your creativity shine As every HR manager will confirm, CVs can only tell a potential employer so much. After all, […]

Avoid Chef Job Scams

Editor’s note: Avoid Chef Job Scams was originally published in December 2016 and most recently updated in May 2022. The internet can facilitate many positive things in daily life. But it’s also a place for things that are less so. Like scam artists looking to exploit and profit from people going about their genuine business […]

Chef Job Interview Questions

Editor’s note: Chef Job Interview Questions was originally published in September 2016 and most recently updated in May 2022. If you’re interviewing for a chef job, it will come in two parts – the tasting interview and the sit down chat. Read: Chef Tasting Interview Tips While you’re likely to have the chef skills part […]

Chef Jobs Overseas

Editor’s note: Chef Jobs Overseas was originally published in February 2016 and most recently updated in May 2022. Many chefs consider working overseas to experience new cultures, learn new cooking techniques and enjoy different life experiences. Taking a chef job working abroad – in most instances – will be a huge plus point for recruiters […]

Get Yourself an Elevator Pitch Chef

Editor’s note: Get Yourself an Elevator Pitch Chef was originally published in December 2015 and most recently updated in May 2022. A study conducted by Microsoft found that the average person has an attention span of around eight seconds. You have one opportunity to make a first impression on someone and that impression needs to hold […]