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30 Mar, 2019

Chef jobs: Dealing with a tasting interview

Dealing with a tasting interview Depending on the chef job you’re going for you will almost certainly be asked to do a tasting inerview.  The tasting may be market basket based, a creative tasting that you can partially prepare, or simply a run through of some of the property’s signature dishes. Generally tastings show a […]

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 […]

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 – […]

2 Apr, 2018

Ingredients for creating a great kitchen chef

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]