Be inspired by…Chris Lee

Name: Chris Lee Age: 40 Pub Company: The Packhorse Inn/Chestnut Inns Job title: Executive Chef Tell us about your career path: I was born and bred in Kent but I studied catering in Northampton on a day release scheme at Northampton College. After that I got some experience under my belt whilst working at the…

Highlights from the Pub Chef Passion launch

On Monday 16th February, the a pub chef recruitment initiative: Pub Chef Passion, was launched by The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA), The Perceptions Group and The British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) to encourage young people to take up careers as pub chefs. The launch took place at The Happenstance Bar, in London, in…

Be inspired by…Jesse Dunford Wood

Name: Jesse Dunford Wood Age: 37 Pub Company: Parlour, in Kensal Green NW10 Job title: Chef and Owner Tell us about your career path: My love affair with food started in a restaurant in Edinburgh washing pots – and then I progressed to cooking. I stepped off the deep end when I was 21 and…