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Category Archives: "Chef Life"

9 Nov, 2018

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 […]

9 Sep, 2018

How to negotiate your chef pay rise

  Whatever level you’re at in the kitchen, the chances are at some point you’re going to want a pay rise, so it’s important to know how best to negotiate with your employer to get what you want. Our latest blog looks at how to negotiate your chef pay rise – today! Timing is key […]

2 Apr, 2018

Ingredients for creating a great kitchen

Let’s face it, you don’t have to be an Oxford University graduate to know that satisfied, motivated hospitality employees are productive, loyal employees.  The truth is, a positive work environment generates a drive to succeed, knocks down the walls that may exist between front and back of house staff, and helps to encourage employees to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

20 Jun, 2017

Working as a Chef in Australia

Ever thought about working in Australia but felt the process of finding a job down-under and getting a visa was too complicated, then think again. Qualified and experienced chefs from Europe are in high demand and the local food industry is blossoming in a country increasingly enamoured by culinary delights – in fact restaurants are themselves […]