COACHING INN GROUP LAUNCHES CHEF ACADEMIES

The Coaching Inn Group, led by Kevin Charity, has launched chef academies at its Three Swans Hotel in Market Harborough, Leicestershire. The company has partnered with HIT Training for the initiative, which will support 20 apprentices and is designed to maximise Coaching Inn Group’s Apprenticeship Levy funding. Staff have the chance to take part in…

Butcombe launches apprenticeship academy

Butcombe Brewery, part of Liberation Group, has launched an apprenticeship academy across its estate of 25 managed pubs in the West Country. The company has teamed up with HIT Training for the, which has been created to provide a structured development programme for team members to progress within the business while maximising the company’s Apprenticeship…

PARLIAMENTARY PUB CHEF OF THE YEAR FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

  Eight shortlisted finalists for the Parliamentary Pub Chef and Parliamentary Young Pub Chef of the Year have been announced after the rigorous judging on Friday 8th December whittled down the best UK pub chefs from over 130 MP nominations. The competition run by the British Beer & Pub Association and the All Party Parliamentary…

Apprenticeship Award Won by Greene King

Greene King wins apprenticeship award: Brewer and retailer Greene King has won the best apprenticeship category at the Training Journal Awards, which celebrate and recognise the best in learning and development practices. The awards, now in their 12th year, recognise the “ingenuity, creativity, passion and hard work of learning and development professionals from around the…

Parliamentary Pub Chef of the Year Awards Judging and Big Cook Off dates confirmed

Parliamentary Pub Chef of the Year Awards dates confirmed The Parliamentary Pub Chef of the Year Awards competition dates have now been revealed, with the first round of judging due to take place this week. HTTPS://WWW.MORNINGADVERTISER.CO.UK/ARTICLE/2017/12/04/PARLIAMENTARY-PUB-CHEF-OF-THE-YEAR-AWARDS-DATES-CONFIRMED 04-Dec-2017 By Nikkie Sutton

Do catering colleges need to work more closely with restaurants?

Do catering colleges need to work more closely with restaurants? A disconnect between catering colleges and professional kitchens is contributing to thousands of young chefs leaving the restaurant industry, a new study has warned. https://WWW.BIGHOSPITALITY.CO.UK/ARTICLE/2017/11/29/DO-CATERING-COLLEGES-NEED-TO-WORK-MORE-CLOSELY-WITH-RESTAURANTS … A disconnect between catering colleges and professional kitchens is contributing to thousands of young chefs leaving the restaurant industry, a…

The chef shortage: A solvable crisis?

The chef shortage – it’s a fundamental and well-documented challenge for the hospitality industry, and one that is now starting to have a real impact on the way restaurants and other food businesses operate. Projections suggest the industry will need an additional 11,000 chefs in the next five years and that businesses are still struggling to…