This brand new section of the website is designed to inspire, educate and encourage the next generation of culinary superstars.
Chefs’ Knowledge will showcase the skills and specialisms of the best in the business to both chefs in industry and trainee chefs. Top chefs and suppliers will impart their know-how and expertise through regular features including step-by-step guides and videos.
From patisserie to poaching, butchery to baking and filleting to flambee-ing, Chefs’ Knowledge will give you all the tools you need to know to hone your skills, learn new techniques and pick up top tips from some of this country’s greatest chefs.
If there is something you’ve always wanted to know then get in touch and we’ll do our very best to get an answer for you and feature it here. Email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT would Sadie Higham, Apprenticeship Administrator at the University of West London, say to a teenager who thinks being a chef isn’t that glamorous? Simple. “It can be your passport […]
Work hard and with passion and you’ll find catering a rewarding career. That’s what Mark Hyde-Catton, senior lecturer in the Catering department at Gloucestershire College, tells his students. But he […]
There’s more to olive oil than you might think. While many might take a “one size fits all” approach to drizzling it, olive oil actually has complex flavour profiles which […]
In the past chef’s whites might have been shapeless and unflattering but now this is changing. With the rising public profile of chefs, and the increase in open kitchens, it […]
Of course it’s important that a plate of food tastes delicious. But it also needs to look the part too. Diners are becoming more and more discerning, and demanding, when […]
Get on board: 7 reasons to consider a career on a superyacht If you’re looking for a new challenge in the kitchen then a career on a superyacht might be […]
There’s more to charcoal than you might think. And no-one knows this better than Matt Williams, Master Charcoal Maker at The Oxford Charcoal Company. In fact, there’s not much about […]
Whether it’s your first job, or you’re already established in your career, applying for a job can be a daunting prospect. But there are a few things you can do […]
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Patissier extraordinaire Massimo Bishop-Scotti, who heads up Zucchero Patisserie in South Wales, shares some words of wisdom. No matter how mind blowing the flavours might be in a main course, […]