Are you a top Kitchen Porter?

The 2015 KP of the Year Competition is now open for entries. The competition is organised by The Caterer in partnership with Winterhalter and is now in its third year. The prize includes £1000 cash and a celebratory meal for the winner and their friends and family in a casual dining restaurant of their choice….

Seafood Pub Company work with college chefs

  Students at the Nelson and Colne College’s School of Culinary Arts welcomed Executive Chef Antony Shirley, and the award-winning team from the Seafood Pub Company, into the kitchen last week. The Seafood Pub Company, who are famed for sourcing the finest quality produce from sea and shore, partnered with the college’s enthusiastic young chefs, on…

Roux Scholarship Finalists Announced

The six finalists who will compete for the title of Roux Scholar 2015 have been announced, following two regional finals, which took place on Thursday 12th March 2015 at University of West London and University College Birmingham. The regional finals included a mystery box dessert challenge, whereby contestants were tasked with preparing a dessert for…

Young National Chef of the year 2016 launches

The Craft Guild of Chefs is seeking the next generation of talent with the launch of its annual Young National Chef of the Year competition.   Young National Chef of the Year represents the most talented pool of young chefs in the UK, taking in the winners of young chef competitions from the British Culinary…

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…

Craft Guild celebrates 50 years with student chef competition

The Craft Guild of Chefs has launched a canapé competition for student chefs, as it prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary at St James’s Palace. Catering colleges from across the UK are being invited to enter the competition to develop six canapés suitable for serving at the glittering event on 21 April 2015. Each college…