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We are Britain's online advocates for chefs - who we define as people preparing meals from scratch for a living. We offer jobs listings, news and forums where chefs can meet others chefs. We campaign on behalf of vocational chefs, whether you work in a hotel restaurant, a staff canteen or a stately home....or even your own home as many caterers do these days. Star chefs may hog the headlines, but we know there are hundreds of thousands of great chefs out there who need their turn in the spotlight. Chef.co.uk showcases individual chefs and offers a platform to develop your career.

 
Featured:  Food politics #breakfastmeansbreakfast
10/04/17
 
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Whoever thought food, politics and chefs would go together?!? Chef.co.uk did! Follow our hashtag #breakfastmeansbreakfast and express your Brexit opinion by posting YOUR favourite breakfast - either A) a photo of a full English for leave or B) a photo of any other breakfast for remain and tag it to our account at Instagram.com/chefcouk. #chefcouk Just like Chef Luc Daguzan in Yorkshire, who recently created a Brexit platter at his establishment Le Bistro Des Amis in Skipton. The platter champions a…
Jobs:  DevOps Engineer
Today
 
jobs
jobs
Location:
Guildford
 
 
jobs
Posted By:
Frank Recruitment Group
 
Contractor
AWS DevOps Engineer - 6 months - Surrey - £450-£550FRG Consulting are looking for a DevOps Engineer to start a 6 month contract at the beginning of February for one of our global clients. Key skills you need:In depth knowledge of Linux system administration experience Experience with containerisation and virtualisation technologies (VMWare) Experience running large-scale web applications on modern platforms Monitoring and alerting tools, technologies and best practices using software such asAppDynamics NewRelic, DataLoop, Pingdom and PagerDuty Solid scripting and…
Jobs:  Private Chef
Today
 
jobs
jobs
Location:
Andover
 
 
jobs
Posted By:
 
Full-time
Private ChefLocation: Near AndoverSalary: CompetitiveOur client, based near Andover and they are looking for a chef to prepare meals using the some of the best tasting healthiest organic produce. All the produce is locally sourced including its dairy products, meat, fruits and vegetables.Duties of the Private ChefMain duties include working with the Farm, Factory and Garden staff to source the best seasonal produce.Preparing meals for the family including a small amount of entertainment and assisting with a few events associated…
Jobs:  Java Developer
17/01/18
 
jobs
jobs
Location:
London
 
 
jobs
Posted By:
OVO Energy
 
Full-time
Java Developer London, W11   £Competitive Plus Benefits including Bonus, Flexible Working Hours, 25 Days’ Holiday + Day Off on Birthday   OVO Energy is leading a new generation of energy providers with a fresh outlook and a unique way of doing business. We believe in creating a brighter future and doing right by our customers.   We’ve been featured in Wired magazine for developing software that shatters the status quo. Now, we’re looking for a Java Developer to work with the most…
Jobs:  Catering Events Manager
17/01/18
 
jobs
jobs
Location:
Byfleet
 
 
jobs
Posted By:
Baked & Battered
 
Full-time
We have an opportunity for a Field Sales Catering Events Manager to join the team based in Surrey on a full time, permanent basis. You will receive a competitive salary of £22,000 - £25,000 per annum. We will provide you with a phone, a laptop and access to our pool of branded smart cars. This is a brand-new role heading up the most fun and vibrant part of our business. As part of a young, exciting and fast paced team…
Jobs:  Chef/Cook
17/01/18
 
jobs
jobs
Location:
Basildon
 
 
jobs
Posted By:
HC One
 
Full-time
About The RoleAs a Chef/Cook at HC One, you'll value one thing above all. Kindness. It carries across every aspect of our Dementia, Nursing, Residential and Specialist care homes. Every single person who works here understands that our residents are people just like them with their own stories to tell. And, by joining us, you'll have a wonderful opportunity to give something back to those people.About YouFor you, that will mean managing the kitchen team to cook and serve nutritious,…
 
Jobs:  DevOps Engineer
Today
 
jobs
jobs
Location:
Guildford
 
 
jobs
Posted By:
Frank Recruitment Group
 
Contractor
AWS DevOps Engineer - 6 months - Surrey - £450-£550FRG Consulting are looking for a DevOps Engineer to start a 6 month contract at the beginning of February for one of our global clients. Key skills you need:In depth knowledge of Linux system administration experience Experience with containerisation and virtualisation technologies (VMWare) Experience running large-scale web applications on modern platforms Monitoring and alerting tools, technologies and best practices using software such asAppDynamics NewRelic, DataLoop, Pingdom and PagerDuty Solid scripting and…
Jobs:  Private Chef
Today
 
jobs
jobs
Location:
Andover
 
 
jobs
Posted By:
 
Full-time
Private ChefLocation: Near AndoverSalary: CompetitiveOur client, based near Andover and they are looking for a chef to prepare meals using the some of the best tasting healthiest organic produce. All the produce is locally sourced including its dairy products, meat, fruits and vegetables.Duties of the Private ChefMain duties include working with the Farm, Factory and Garden staff to source the best seasonal produce.Preparing meals for the family including a small amount of entertainment and assisting with a few events associated…
Jobs:  Java Developer
17/01/18
 
jobs
jobs
Location:
London
 
 
jobs
Posted By:
OVO Energy
 
Full-time
Java Developer London, W11   £Competitive Plus Benefits including Bonus, Flexible Working Hours, 25 Days’ Holiday + Day Off on Birthday   OVO Energy is leading a new generation of energy providers with a fresh outlook and a unique way of doing business. We believe in creating a brighter future and doing right by our customers.   We’ve been featured in Wired magazine for developing software that shatters the status quo. Now, we’re looking for a Java Developer to work with the most…
Jobs:  Catering Events Manager
17/01/18
 
jobs
jobs
Location:
Byfleet
 
 
jobs
Posted By:
Baked & Battered
 
Full-time
We have an opportunity for a Field Sales Catering Events Manager to join the team based in Surrey on a full time, permanent basis. You will receive a competitive salary of £22,000 - £25,000 per annum. We will provide you with a phone, a laptop and access to our pool of branded smart cars. This is a brand-new role heading up the most fun and vibrant part of our business. As part of a young, exciting and fast paced team…
Jobs:  Chef/Cook
17/01/18
 
jobs
jobs
Location:
Basildon
 
 
jobs
Posted By:
HC One
 
Full-time
About The RoleAs a Chef/Cook at HC One, you'll value one thing above all. Kindness. It carries across every aspect of our Dementia, Nursing, Residential and Specialist care homes. Every single person who works here understands that our residents are people just like them with their own stories to tell. And, by joining us, you'll have a wonderful opportunity to give something back to those people.About YouFor you, that will mean managing the kitchen team to cook and serve nutritious,…
Jobs:  DevOps Engineer
Today
 
jobs
jobs
Location:
Guildford
 
 
jobs
Posted By:
Frank Recruitment Group
 
Contractor
AWS DevOps Engineer - 6 months - Surrey - £450-£550FRG Consulting are looking for a DevOps Engineer to start a 6 month contract at the beginning of February for one of our global clients. Key skills you need:In depth knowledge of Linux system administration experience Experience with containerisation and virtualisation technologies (VMWare) Experience running large-scale web applications on modern platforms Monitoring and alerting tools, technologies and best practices using software such asAppDynamics NewRelic, DataLoop, Pingdom and PagerDuty Solid scripting and…
Jobs:  Private Chef
Today
 
jobs
jobs
Location:
Andover
 
 
jobs
Posted By:
 
Full-time
Private ChefLocation: Near AndoverSalary: CompetitiveOur client, based near Andover and they are looking for a chef to prepare meals using the some of the best tasting healthiest organic produce. All the produce is locally sourced including its dairy products, meat, fruits and vegetables.Duties of the Private ChefMain duties include working with the Farm, Factory and Garden staff to source the best seasonal produce.Preparing meals for the family including a small amount of entertainment and assisting with a few events associated…
Jobs:  Java Developer
17/01/18
 
jobs
jobs
Location:
London
 
 
jobs
Posted By:
OVO Energy
 
Full-time
Java Developer London, W11   £Competitive Plus Benefits including Bonus, Flexible Working Hours, 25 Days’ Holiday + Day Off on Birthday   OVO Energy is leading a new generation of energy providers with a fresh outlook and a unique way of doing business. We believe in creating a brighter future and doing right by our customers.   We’ve been featured in Wired magazine for developing software that shatters the status quo. Now, we’re looking for a Java Developer to work with the most…
Jobs:  Catering Events Manager
17/01/18
 
jobs
jobs
Location:
Byfleet
 
 
jobs
Posted By:
Baked & Battered
 
Full-time
We have an opportunity for a Field Sales Catering Events Manager to join the team based in Surrey on a full time, permanent basis. You will receive a competitive salary of £22,000 - £25,000 per annum. We will provide you with a phone, a laptop and access to our pool of branded smart cars. This is a brand-new role heading up the most fun and vibrant part of our business. As part of a young, exciting and fast paced team…
Jobs:  Chef/Cook
17/01/18
 
jobs
jobs
Location:
Basildon
 
 
jobs
Posted By:
HC One
 
Full-time
About The RoleAs a Chef/Cook at HC One, you'll value one thing above all. Kindness. It carries across every aspect of our Dementia, Nursing, Residential and Specialist care homes. Every single person who works here understands that our residents are people just like them with their own stories to tell. And, by joining us, you'll have a wonderful opportunity to give something back to those people.About YouFor you, that will mean managing the kitchen team to cook and serve nutritious,…
Jobs:  DevOps Engineer
Today
 
jobs
jobs
Location:
Guildford
 
 
jobs
Posted By:
Frank Recruitment Group
 
Contractor
AWS DevOps Engineer - 6 months - Surrey - £450-£550FRG Consulting are looking for a DevOps Engineer to start a 6 month contract at the beginning of February for one of our global clients. Key skills you need:In depth knowledge of Linux system administration experience Experience with containerisation and virtualisation technologies (VMWare) Experience running large-scale web applications on modern platforms Monitoring and alerting tools, technologies and best practices using software such asAppDynamics NewRelic, DataLoop, Pingdom and PagerDuty Solid scripting and…
Jobs:  Private Chef
Today
 
jobs
jobs
Location:
Andover
 
 
jobs
Posted By:
 
Full-time
Private ChefLocation: Near AndoverSalary: CompetitiveOur client, based near Andover and they are looking for a chef to prepare meals using the some of the best tasting healthiest organic produce. All the produce is locally sourced including its dairy products, meat, fruits and vegetables.Duties of the Private ChefMain duties include working with the Farm, Factory and Garden staff to source the best seasonal produce.Preparing meals for the family including a small amount of entertainment and assisting with a few events associated…
Jobs:  Java Developer
17/01/18
 
jobs
jobs
Location:
London
 
 
jobs
Posted By:
OVO Energy
 
Full-time
Java Developer London, W11   £Competitive Plus Benefits including Bonus, Flexible Working Hours, 25 Days’ Holiday + Day Off on Birthday   OVO Energy is leading a new generation of energy providers with a fresh outlook and a unique way of doing business. We believe in creating a brighter future and doing right by our customers.   We’ve been featured in Wired magazine for developing software that shatters the status quo. Now, we’re looking for a Java Developer to work with the most…
Jobs:  Catering Events Manager
17/01/18
 
jobs
jobs
Location:
Byfleet
 
 
jobs
Posted By:
Baked & Battered
 
Full-time
We have an opportunity for a Field Sales Catering Events Manager to join the team based in Surrey on a full time, permanent basis. You will receive a competitive salary of £22,000 - £25,000 per annum. We will provide you with a phone, a laptop and access to our pool of branded smart cars. This is a brand-new role heading up the most fun and vibrant part of our business. As part of a young, exciting and fast paced team…
Jobs:  Chef/Cook
17/01/18
 
jobs
jobs
Location:
Basildon
 
 
jobs
Posted By:
HC One
 
Full-time
About The RoleAs a Chef/Cook at HC One, you'll value one thing above all. Kindness. It carries across every aspect of our Dementia, Nursing, Residential and Specialist care homes. Every single person who works here understands that our residents are people just like them with their own stories to tell. And, by joining us, you'll have a wonderful opportunity to give something back to those people.About YouFor you, that will mean managing the kitchen team to cook and serve nutritious,…
 
Forum:  Recruitment
09/08/17
 
forum
Hello, I wondered what routes people are using for recruitment. Where have they been most successful. Just about start a big recruitment drive for Commis Chefs to expand our team. Thanks Justine
Forum:  Scientific research into chefs
11/07/17
 
forum
Dear all,   My name is Dr Sam Gilbert and I am a researcher at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London.   We are conducting some scientific research to investigate attention and memory in people who different jobs. One group we are particularly interested in is professional chefs, so we would be delighted if anybody on this forum would like to take part.   Please note that this a study is taking place for the purpose of scientific…
News:  West Yorkshire dinner lady named school ...
28/03/17
 
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(Chefs aren't just the people you see in the papers. We're anyone who cooks for a living). If you're a school cook we want to hear from you. Write to news@chef.co.uk or comment below)) A school cook from West Yorkshire has been named the school chef of the year, beating nine others at the final in Stratford-upon-Avon College. Tracy Healy, who cooks for 280 kids at Ravensthrope Junior School, rose to the top of…
News:  Tipping point: Ivy Collection latest cha...
28/03/17
 
news
Why is it that restaurant chains try to swipe their staff tips? What is the worst example you have ever come across of staff having their  tips snaffled? Write to news@chef.co.uk. The Ivy Collection which grew from the original Ivy Restaurant and now manages 8 establishments (not including the original) is the latest chain to have its tipping policy publicly criticised by unions and officials. As you know, the team here at chef.co.uk…
Featured:  5 tips to digitally marketing yourself a...
22/03/17
 
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As you may already know if you are reading this online, the days of meeting a bloke in a pub who then gets you your dream job based on you saying you’re a great chef, may be drawing to a close. Like it or not we’ve all got to start jumping through new media hoops to get anywhere. Online presence and online profiles are extremely important – you…
Featured:  It’s APPening: Chefs serving C21st
20/03/17
 
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What isn’t ordered from the palm of your hand these days? Anyone living in metropolitan areas will be all too familiar with the Deliveroo bicycle. But what does this mean for chefs and the cheffing game? The journey from kitchen to mouth is a problem: “Some foods, like soup or pizza survive well, but others less so," according to Peter Backman, managing director of food consultancy firm Horizons. Typically it is 15…
Featured:  Oafish neighbour is not a chef. Or is he...
15/03/17
 
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Watch out! In the topsy turvy, "disruptive," 21st century, a new app called Trybe is suggesting that all of us are chefs! Yes, all of us! Finnish duo Leo Wuoristo and Ilkka Sako designed the app for home cooks. Trybe links them up with the paying public via the medium of the cellphone. That’s right. You know your next door neighbour -yes the one who never takes the rubbish out and who watches…
News:  Claude Bosi jumps from Hibiscus to Biben...
27/02/17
 
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Flailing chef Claude Bosi has just shuttered his Hibiscus restaurant in Mayfair and taken on another basket case. Once boasting the best steak frites outside France, Bibendum in Chelsea was described by then director Simon Hopkinson as daring to be continental, Bibendum is now closed for another revamp as Bosi tries to rethink it amid Brexit insecurities. Bibendum acts as a metaphor for changing sentiments in Britain.It was opened in 1987 during the…
News:  Ben Spalding at Leeds City College
21/02/17
 
news
Leeds City College catering students are hosting an evening of innovative dining with Chef Ben Spalding as he introduces a one-off, £25 dining experience in Leeds on March 8. Ben’s CV includes 28 + restaurants including; Per Se, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, the Ledbury, Bagatelle, The Fat Duck, Le Manoir, Vue de Monde and L’enclume; as well as a new pop-up in Shoreditch in May, and future projects in Hungary, St Tropez,…
Featured:  Women in the kitchen: must female chefs ...
16/02/17
 
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It’s odd how women have historically been confined to the house and the kitchen, and yet the professional kitchen is a male dominated industry. Think about celebrity chefs for example. The majority are male and those who aren’t are considered more as house-wives filling some spare time, rather than serious industry leaders (sorry, Nigella). Delia Smith and Nigella are filmed in what is supposed to look like their…
Forum:  Michelin international inspector
04/01/17
 
forum
Heads up. Heard that their international inspector is in London this week. She is staying at The Capital and will try a few restaurants including the Outlaw's tonight with her friends in London. Understand that she will also try some new small restaurants at Soho.
Forum:  know your pan card
15/09/16
 
forum
In the event that you don't have PAN No. of any individual, you can confirm PAN by Name of the know your pan card holder. Simply fill (least ) Last Name/Surname and Date of Birth of that individual to confirm.