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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.

 
News:  Chefs on Lockdown: 7 Ways to Keep Busy (...
22/04/20
 
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It's a tough time for our industry, but that doesn't mean we can't make use of our newfound time. Do something for our frontline workers; find a way to make an extra income; delve into our creative side; study for a diploma. Anything is possible. Take a look at some of the ways chefs are keeping themselves on balance, helping others, and in a few cases, raking in much-needed cash: 1. Feeding NHS workers Various groups and UK chefs are…
News:  Mayfair chefs make ready meals for vulne...
29/03/20
 
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With their restaurants shuttered, Michelin-starred chefs Andrew Wong (A Wong) and Kimberly Hernandez (Kym’s) are creating home meals, and donating the food to support the community in need. Elderlies and the vulnerable will receive the meals in a box at their doorstep – hand delivered by the restaurant’s team – minimising human contact. How to receive the food: The chef’s local parish church St Peters in…
 
Jobs:  Chef
05/04/22
 
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Location:
Calne
 
 
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Posted By:
St Mary's Calne
 
Job Title: ChefLocation: CalneSalary: FTE £23,271, Pro-rated to £15,137.34 (basic salary for term time weeks)Job type: Part Time, average 33 hours a week - Permanent The St Mary's School campus is home to St Mary's Calne, St Margaret's Preparatory School and the St Mary's School Sports Centre. Both schools are recognised leaders in the field independent education, and the Sport Centre is open to students, staff and the wider community on a membership basis.The RoleWe have opportunities for 2 experienced…
Jobs:  Chef - Bank
04/04/22
 
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Location:
Kidderminster
 
 
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Posted By:
Barchester Healthcare
 
Are you a qualified chef looking to work with fresh seasonal food, with the opportunity to have more of a work life balance and make what you do matter? Working as a Bank Chef at Barchester, you will have the chance to deliver hotel/restaurant standards without the split shifts and long weeks. You will assist the Head Chef in creating nutritious, flavoursome and well balanced menus whilst working with residents to tailor menus around them. We are proud to deliver…
Jobs:  Chef - Bank
03/04/22
 
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jobs
Location:
Kidderminster
 
 
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Posted By:
Barchester Healthcare
 
Are you a qualified chef looking to work with fresh seasonal food, with the opportunity to have more of a work life balance and make what you do matter? Working as a Bank Chef at Barchester, you will have the chance to deliver hotel/restaurant standards without the split shifts and long weeks. You will assist the Head Chef in creating nutritious, flavoursome and well balanced menus whilst working with residents to tailor menus around them. We are proud to deliver…
 
Jobs:  Sous Chef
02/04/22
 
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Location:
London
 
 
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Posted By:
Fusion Recruitment
 
Job DescriptionFusion Recruitment are currently working with one of our hotel partners in Meath to recruit a Sous ChefThe successful candidate will be:Responsible for the running of the kitchen in the absence of the Head ChefMaintain purchasing, receiving, and food storage policies and proceduresAssist the Head Chef in ensuring that the highest quality food is produced for the customers and that it is presented with flair and passionEnsure cleanliness of the kitchen is in line with Food Hygiene Regulations and…
News:  Coronavirus UK: Food suppliers & Re...
28/04/20
 
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In light of the rising demand because of the lockdown, many restaurants have now switched to home delivery. Many chefs, waiters, and other hospitality workers have been laid off or furloughed. Food producers, wholesalers, and retailers have likewise been affected. Now producers across the country are offering home deliveries. And this is a brilliant way to support manufacturers while staying away from busier supermarkets and simply ensuring a steady supply to your homes. There are a few apps facilitating the…
News:  Huddersfield chef is pride of his commun...
24/04/20
 
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FREE MEALS PROVIDING MUCH-APPRECIATED HELP FOR ELDERLY AND VULNERABLE A HUDDERSFIELD chef has become the most popular man in his village after serving hundreds of free meals to the elderly, the vulnerable and the housebound. Ben Franco provides weekly supplies of hearty fare to the people of Almondbury with the food being distributed from a local newsagent, with the help of Kirklees Council. And he says the response from grateful folk often leaves…
News:  A chef closes her noted restaurant for t...
23/04/20
 
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This Web site is dedicated to UK chefs, but we want to share a piece of writing from New York, because it sums up everything chefs everywhere have been feeling since the lockdown started. The New York Times ran this beautiful lament by the owner of the legendary Prune in New York. "My restaurant was my life for 20 years," she says. "but does the world need it anymore?" The…
News:  We need to talk about hospital food. Che...
15/03/20
 
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Hospital catering pretty much always gets a bad rep. Slimy soups, soggy bread, fishy everything; the prognosis is normally a swift death. But can the huge industry catering for hospital patients and workers produce anything other than murder? And what are the issues that hospital chefs – burrowed deep underground (probably near the morgue) – are up against? Unlike your average restaurant where the healthiness of the food is not generally taken into consideration, hospitals are supposed to be completely…
News:  Young hopefuls in North Lancashire &...
28/03/19
 
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If you’re a young hopeful read on… English Lakes Hotels Resorts and Venues has partnered up with Steven Doherty to launch a new Culinary Academy training initiative. The scheme sees participants training to become commis chefs while working for the hotel group, and training under Mr Doherty who runs the nearby Lakeland Cafe. The course is being promoted across Cumbria as we speak and the first lot of students will start in September.…
Forum:  Stand the Heat
09/08/17
 
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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:  Stand the Heat
11/07/17
 
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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…
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…
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…
Forum:  Top Table
04/01/17
 
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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:  Top Table
15/09/16
 
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