Category Archives: "Chef Life"

16 Nov, 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

10 Aug, 2019

How to negotiate your chef pay rise

  Negotiating your chef pay – 9 tips 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 […]

13 Jun, 2019

Working as a Chef on a Superyacht

Chef Career Spotlight: Superyachts 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 […]

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 […]