Chefs

Team spirit: Staith House staff celebrate a clean service

How the Staith House’s John Calton launched a second site

By Nicholas Robinson

Five years in and the dynamic trio behind the success of the Staith House, in North Shields, Tyne & Wear, are setting their sights on the future of the gastropub, which has come a long way from its beginnings as a ramshackle quayside boozer.

Young talent: GBPA Young Chef of the Year competition kicks off

Young Chef of the Year: what the chefs cooked

By Nicholas Robinson

Young chefs battled it out in an Oxfordshire kitchen earlier this month for the chance to be crowned the UK’s Young Chef of the Year at the John Smith’s Great British Pub Awards (GBPA).

In competition: chefs compete for big title

Chef of the Year finals: what the chefs cooked

By Nicholas Robinson

The cook-offs for the John Smith’s Great British Pub Awards Chef of the Year competition were held this week in Didcot, Oxfordshire, where five chefs battled it out for the title of the UK’s best chef.

Nationwide: the pubs featured were spread across the UK

The best 25 pubs where top chefs eat

By Nikkie Sutton

Pubs from across the country have featured in a book called Where Chefs Eat, which claims to be a guide to chefs' favourite restaurants.

Stressful workplace: chefs agreed that the kitchen is a high-pressured environment (image credit: thinkstock.co.uk/scyther5)

Chefs swear to 'let off steam'

By Nikkie Sutton

A pub kitchen can be a hot and fast-paced environment, with the result that chefs have a reputation for using blue language.