The Chefs’ Knowledge

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 [email protected]

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    Understanding the Halal Market
    Posted on March 22, 2018

    The Halal market is one of the fastest growing sectors of the meat industry and offers significant opportunities for meat processors. The growth of this market in Europe is attributed […]

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    The Man Who Thinks Chefs Can Save the World
    Posted on November 17, 2017

    As an experienced chef himself, Will Nicholson is better placed than most to engage with fellow chefs about the issue of sustainability in the professional kitchen. Will’s company IntoFood provides […]

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    Cheflife: It’s not a job, it’s a way of life!
    Posted on August 24, 2016

    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 […]

    Choosing the Right Olive Oil for Your Dishes
    Posted on July 2, 2015

    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 […]