New report calls for overhaul of Chef working conditions

The Centre for London thinktank has called for the 16 FE colleges offering catering courses to create a “networked institution with several campuses across London, following the model of the University of the Arts London”. The report argues that the sector must “urgently” address working conditions, including a “zero-tolerance approach to discrimination, harassment and bullying,…

Junior sous chef: ‘Working in a pub is so rewarding’

At a time when it is claimed 18 pubs are closing for good each week, one chef says the key to a successful and sustainable pub is with its food. HTTPS://WWW.MORNINGADVERTISER.CO.UK/ARTICLE/2018/12/06/JUNIOR-SOUS-CHEF-WORKING-IN-A-PUB-IS-SO-REWARDING 

Hospitality Industry Training launch their second cookbook #madebyapprentices

Hospitality Industry Training (HIT) is the leading specialist training and apprenticeship provider for the hospitality and catering industry in the UK. They provide courses that cover all aspects of hospitality. #MadeByApprentices is the second cookbook to be produced by the students at HIT. As well as recipes there is also advice and information for parents,…

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…

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…