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Managing Chef Millennials

Managing Chef Millennials – 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 […]

Becoming a Personal Chef

Editor’s note: Becoming a Personal Chef was originally published in December 2015 and most recently updated in May 2022. In recent years the demand for personal chefs has been growing. Using the services of a personal chef is becoming increasingly more popular with people who are time poor, (somewhat) cash rich and know that living […]

Chef Jobs on Pinterest

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 […]

Get Yourself an Elevator Pitch Chef

Editor’s note: Get Yourself an Elevator Pitch Chef was originally published in December 2015 and most recently updated in May 2022. A study conducted by Microsoft found that the average person has an attention span of around eight seconds. You have one opportunity to make a first impression on someone and that impression needs to hold […]

Using Social Media as a Chef Jobseeker

Editors note: Using Social Media as a Chef Jobseeker was originally published in November 2015 and most recently updated in May 2022. Did you know that 70% of employers use social networking sites to research job candidates? Of that 70%, 57% of employers have found content that caused them not to hire candidates. And nearly […]

Find Chef Jobs on Twitter

Editor’s note: Find Chef Jobs on Twitter was originally published in November 2015 and most recently updated in May 2022.  While LinkedIn might be the first social media platform you consider when looking for chef work, Twitter offers plenty of opportunities for job seekers too. Given the high number of recruiters now using the platform, […]

Chef CV Writing Expert – How to Hire One

Editor’s note: Chef CV Writing Expert – How to Hire One was originally published in November 2015 and most recently updated in May 2022. An impactful CV is essential to any successful chef job search. It can often be hard to stand back from your own career history and assess what’s relevant and what needs to […]

Creating a Chef Video CV – 12 Steps to Success

Editor’s note: Creating a Chef Video CV – 12 Steps to Success was originally published in November 2015 and most recently updated in May 2022. Creating a video CV to accompany your traditional chef CV can be a great way to stand out from the crowd, and differentiate yourself from the applicant pack. The purpose […]

CVs Aren’t Dead Yet Chef!

Editor’s note: CVs Aren’t Dead Yet Chef! was originally published in November 2015 and most recently updated in May 2022. The role of the CV has come a long way since its first iteration at the hands of Leonardo Da Vinci. Yes, really, Google it and you’ll see the CV is another of his legacies. […]

Chef: What you Need to Know About CV Keywords

Editor’s note: Chef: What you Need to Know about CV Keywords was originally published in November 2015 and most recently updated in May 2022. A winning chef CV is one that is accurate, clear and concisely states the sum and merit of your skills and experience. But in today’s job market it’s also important your […]