‘Grow Your Own’ Ingredients Trending in 2019

A recent survey of chefs, business owners, kitchen staff and catering managers has found that ‘grown your own’ ingredients will be the biggest trend in 2019. Other key findings were: Locally sourced, vegetarian and vegan and traditional home-cooked menus are proving most popular with diners. One in 10 said Jackfruit is their favourite ingredient, showing…

“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 Chef Passion meets Rachid Messaoudi, the Head Chef at the Parcel Yard

Rachid Messaoudi like many other restaurant chefs doubted that he would ever work in a pub kitchen, as he believed that restaurants were superior in working with organic ingredients to craft delicious dishes from fresh. Following years of experience working in an array of London restaurants including Quaglino’s, Paternoster Chop House, The Living Room on…

Raymond Blanc’s pub concept champions chef talent

Raymond Blanc’s, acclaimed pub concept the White Brasserie Co, offers traditional English pubs with a French brasserie twist, and their chef talent has been championed at the recent Propel Multi Club Conference. The premium pubs are attracting a younger audience, with their food offer that is cooked to order using seasonal and fresh ingredients. The Executive Chef,…