“VEGAN CHEF” TOP EMERGING JOB IN UK

Vegan chefs are in high demand across the United Kingdom, according to a report compiled by job search engine Azuna. The company collected internal data on its site throughout 2018 to determine the top job vacancies UK business owners are looking to fill. In addition to blockchain developers, Brexit planners, and driverless car salesmen, Azuna…

Pub Chefs create ‘World’s Biggest” Christmas Dinner

  Chefs at the George Pub & Grill in Stockton-on-Tees has created what it claims is the ‘world’s biggest’ Christmas dinner – a 16,500-calorie feast featuring a ‘turkey heavier than a baby’. The roast dinner includes a turkey crown weighing 5.4kg and is served with a selection of vegetables and 20 pigs in blankets! The…

A New Hospitality Members’ Club is coming soon to Soho!

Master sommeliers Xavier Rousset and Gearoid Devaney are opening a new private member’s club to cater for those working in the hospitality sector. The club, Trade, will open in mid- January. Based on Frith Street, the venue will boast 80 covers and aims to provide a new social and networking space with a focus on high-quality…

Waste Not, Want Not – Chef Tisdale-Downs Champions Zero-Waste Cooking

Chef Ivan Tisdale-Downs is making use of every scrap of British produce at Native’s new spacious site. Chefs naturally want to make the most of every ingredient. After all, it’s good for gross profit as well as a sustainable way of operating. But at Native, Ivan Tisdale-Downs is trying to take zero-waste to new heights. Native…

Opening date & menu revealed for Bowls in Soho

Bowls in Soho’s Saint Anne’s Court will open on 3 December. There will be a seasonal menu, featuring a selection of bowls from the Caribbean, South America and South East Asia. Bowls is the first restaurant from Russian born Zarifa Ragimova, who trained at Le Cordon Bleu London. Zarifa is launching Bowls with restaurant consultant…

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…

Stonegate Pub Company puts a taste of genius on the menu 

Stonegate Pub Company has further enhanced its Albert Theory of Progression (ATOP) with the launch of a new Apprenticeship Programme for back-of-house staff across the country. The hugely successful and award winningATOP programme, designed to nurture and develop homegrown talent, has seen hundreds of employees progress their careers through structured training. The new 12 month…