Chef

The best: Chefs' Choice Awards 2019 open for entry

The Chefs’ Choice Awards are back for 2019

By Nicholas Robinson

Back by popular demand for a third year, the Chefs’ Choice Awards are returning to set the ingredients kitchen that staff treasure apart from the rest.

Fungal fact: in excess of 350 types of mushroom are consumed by humans

Did you know this about mushrooms?

By Nicholas Robinson

Did you know edible mushrooms are worth £32bn globally and that 2,000 new species of fungi are discovered each year? As well as being valuable to the economy, fungi are vital to almost all parts of modern day life.

Measuring happiness: a review of the mood in the catering sector has been released

Food jobs will be cut to ‘absorb costs’

By Nicholas Robinson

Catering firms are preparing to cut jobs to absorb increasing costs, while a significant proportion of operators claim they do not plan to hire new staff this year.

Quick change: labour turnover among chefs is approximately 40% according to People 1st

How to solve the chef shortage

By Nikkie Sutton

International recruitment, early age intervention and maximising college opportunities are just three of the ways to ease the chef recruitment crisis, according to recruitment experts.