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28 Jun, 2016

Renowned chef Daniel Green joins Only Chefs

We are delighted to announce that Daniel Green, internationally renowned Chef and healthy eating expert has joined our panel of on demand, senior level experts providing leading consultancy services to the food sector. Through his expertise in devising and developing exciting food solutions for customers, Daniel’s work has been instrumental in shaping the success of […]

21 Feb, 2016

H&C News meets Only Chefs

Article taken from Hospitality and Catering News This week we met with Mark Milner, Founder of Only Chefs to gain a better understanding of this newly launched web business. Only Chefs is a unique and exciting new platform set-up to help chefs find work. Tell us about Only Chefs? Only Chefs is all about helping […]

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 […]

3 Feb, 2016

Managing stress & motivation in the kitchen

We’ve been interviewing a range of Executive and Head chefs from our network to find out more about how they manage stress and motivate their staff before, during and after service. The chefs we spoke to came from branded restaurants right up to to Michelin level kitchens. Below are some of the key themes that […]

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 […]

13 Jan, 2016

What culinary school doesn’t tell you

We’re only a small team (at the moment) but 80% of us went to culinary school in the UK. Collectively, the time spent learning to be a chef was greatly enjoyed, but after spending time working in commercial kitchens its fair to say there’s plenty these schools don’t tell you! Lets leave the get a […]

4 Jan, 2016

Managing Millennials in the kitchen

Gordon Ramsey has become very well known, not only for his successful businesses and culinary skills, but also for his hot and volatile temper (aka Hell’s Kitchen). While this old-school style of managing a kitchen may seem entertaining and undoubtedly keeps the viewers on the edge of their seats, in reality chef’s who run kitchens […]

22 Dec, 2015

Career move: Becoming a personal chef

Becoming a personal chef is a great way for many experienced chefs to move out of commercial kitchens and become self-employed. For many it also offers considerably less capital outlay, risk and sleepless nights than opening a restaurant or other such venue, and in most cases also allows for a better work life balance. In […]

14 Dec, 2015

Using Pinterest to find a chef job

Gone are the days of Pinterest having a measly 10 million users, in fact, recent statistics show that the site now has more than 176 million registered members, with 100 million of these regularly posting and sharing content. With such impressive growth over the last couple of years, Pinterest offers some great opportunities for chef […]

7 Dec, 2015

Why you need an elevator pitch chef

Elevator what? Elevator pitch – yes we know it would be more British to stay ‘lift’, but it wouldn’t be half as enthusiastic or American(y) if we didn’t go with ‘elevator’. Anyway, basically, these days if you’re a chef looking for a job you should have an elevator pitch – a pre-prepared, short, memorable speech […]