Category Archives: "Kitchen Dynamics"

30 Jun, 2021

Chef exercises you can do at work

Chef exercises you can do at work If you’re a chef its probably been a while (due to Covid-19) since you’ve spent long periods of time in the kitchen. So, with this in mind and in the hope we can all hold off those aching feet, legs and back for a while, we’ve found some […]

25 Jan, 2021

8 tips to look after yourself chef

8 tips to look after yourself chef Let’s face it this year so far (like last) has mainly been *hit. Many chefs are either on furlough (awaiting their fate), or are without a job. Working as a chef provides much more than just the way you make a living. It provides structure, purpose, social support and […]

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 […]

7 May, 2018

11 Quick food photography tips for chefs

As a chef if you’ve ever needed to take some food photo’s its sometimes difficult to know what to do to make your dishes as ‘instagramable’ as possible. So, we asked some great food photographers in our network and have come up with 11 quick food photography tips you can start using today. 1 – […]

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 […]

24 Jul, 2017

Chef tips: Managing stress

As professional chefs we work in an inherently stressful environment. Our daily routine is a constant grind to meet deadlines and reach for perfectly prepared and presented cuisine. For the restaurant chef it is the grind of meeting that 15 minute ticket time over and over again for hundreds of customers in a shift. For […]