Helping Chefs in London Get Hired


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 […]

23 Nov, 2015

Using Twitter to find a chef job

As one of the most prominent and widely used social media platforms on the Internet, Twitter presents a great way for chefs to share fun and interesting moments from the kitchen, and of course great pictures of food! However, as many businesses start to use Twitter more frequently as a recruiting resource this popular social […]

20 Nov, 2015

Using a CV writing expert

The most important step in getting a job is getting past the initial ‘CV sift’ phase and securing an interview. Creating a CV that stands out from the crowd is the best thing you can do to secure that next chef opportunity, but being able to present your skills and experience in an attention-grabbing way […]

16 Nov, 2015

7 Tips for avoiding video CV mistakes

As a chef looking for work you’ve undoubtedly put together a CV that can be sent off to recruiters and used to apply for jobs posted online. This will focus on communicating a professional image of yourself and your career achievements to date. Increasingly though, jobseekers looking for hospitality roles need ways to stand out […]

13 Nov, 2015

CVs aren’t dead yet chef!

Even though we are seeing a move towards CV-less recruiting in more high-tech industry sectors, companies in general and certainly in hospitality are still recruiting with CVs. However, the idea that companies are just hiring based on the contents of a two-sided piece of A4 paper is no longer true. Most recruiters will also be […]

9 Nov, 2015

Why CV keywords matter in your chef CV

Years ago, when CVs were still sent to employers through the post, job seekers hoped details like a high-quality paper stock and unique, professional formatting would catch the eye of an employer. These days, things are a little different. First of all, it’s rare that employers even accept paper CVs anymore. Second, and more importantly, […]

27 Oct, 2015

Why you need to blog to get that chef job

Think of the word “blog” and what comes to mind? Mummy bloggers? People posting funny cat videos? Well, not anymore. Today’s savvy chef job seekers are blogging their way to success and new opportunities. Here’s why a blog can get you your next job. It’s your CV, only better. Everyone has a CV, but a […]