Helping Chefs in London Get Hired

Category Archives: "Job Hunting"

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 […]

24 Feb, 2018

Working overseas to boost your chef career

At some point many chefs consider working overseas to add a boost to their career, experience new cultures, learn new cooking techniques and gain valuable life experiences. However, the reality of just upping sticks and moving abroad is often not quite as easy! So to help, we’ve put together a list of things you should […]

9 Dec, 2017

Chef CV: How to handle job gaps and job hopping

Despite the fact that the UK is in the grips of a chef shortage, 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 your CV to avoid being seen as unstable. So, what do you need to do? […]

4 Jun, 2017

Guide to finding a chef job on Instagram

It’s the age of social media, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Instagram can be used for far more than just sharing pictures. Not only is Instagram a good way to (visually) establish your kitchen expertise it can, with a little tact, easily be used to help in your search for a great […]

16 Jan, 2017

5 top tips to get noticed when job searching

If you’re a chef looking for your next career move, here are five great tips to make sure you get noticed and hired by the best employers: 1. Find ways to let your creativity shine As every HR manager will tell you: CVs say very little. How much information can people really fit onto one […]

8 Dec, 2016

How to avoid chef job scams

Anyone with a computer and an internet connection can set up a website these days, so it’s no surprise that scams are becoming more common among people looking for a new job. Recruitment scams aren’t that much different to the other online scams you may have heard about in the news. Online scam artists usually contact […]

21 Nov, 2016

Tips on using Google+ to find a chef job

Although Google+ has taken a while to gain momentum, it’s starting to become more popular with businesses and individuals alike. As with rivals Facebook and Twitter, Google+ is also becoming more popular as a platform for chefs looking for work to showcase their expertise and connect with employers and recruiters across the globe. Here are […]

5 Sep, 2016

Handling chef job interview questions

If you’re interviewing for a chef job, in addition to the tasting part of the interview where you’ll be asked to cook, you should also be prepared for a sit down chat with your potential new employer where they’ll want to ask you a few questions and get to know you. To help you master […]

15 Feb, 2016

Chef jobs abroad

Its fair to say that every nation takes pride in the quality and type of cuisine they serve up, so asking a group of chefs which country is the best place to get a job abroad will almost certainly lead to a diverse range of answers from one chef to the next. The location we […]

25 Jan, 2016

Chef jobs outside of the kitchen

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 are lots of opportunities for chefs who want […]