Repeat offender: thief targeted five pubs across the north-east

Fruit machine raider could face jail

By Stuart Stone

A thief who stole thousands of pounds from five bars and social clubs across Northumberland and Tyneside, pleaded guilty to four counts of burglary and was found guilty of a fifth after a trial.

Sleep deprived: pub chefs have to work unsociable hours

9 problems only pub chefs will understand

By Nikkie Sutton

Pub kitchens are stressful places with lots of yelling, sweltering heat and a whole load of other pressures. But there are a few things that can really get a chef's back up.

Sargeant sets out on consistent cooking campaign with Brakes


Sargeant sets out food mission plans with Brakes

By Nicholas Robinson

Ex-Restaurant Gordon Ramsay chef Mark Sargeant has revealed plans with foodservice supplier Brakes to help lower-skilled pub chefs develop high-quality menus they can deliver easily and consistently.

Pub chef trailblazers met to discuss the chef recruitment crisis

Chef recruitment crisis

'Work together to banish pub chef stigma', say industry leaders

By Nicholas Robinson

The negative stigma associated with being a pub chef must be tackled by the industry, which it could achieve by working together to highlight the benefits to youngsters of a career in pub kitchens.

Investing in a new kitchen is a recipe for success


Investing in a new kitchen is a recipe for success

By Chris Jowsey

Refurbishment of a pub kitchen requires careful thought, planning and execution, with a variety of factors to take into account. Here are 10 top tips for your consideration.

More than 11,000 chef vacancies need to be filled by 2022

Brunning and Price to create 90 chef roles

By Nicholas Robinson

More than 90 chef roles could be created by the Brunning and Price (B&P) group, after it announced plans to open three new pubs this year and buy up to six more in 2016.

Join the Pub Brigade

Digital feature

Join the Pub Brigade

By Daniel Woolfson

Many operators say they are finding it harder than ever to hire and retain chefs - but why? In our extensive digital feature covering the crisis, the PMA looks at some of the issues facing the sector and how certain individual operators are challenging...

Kerridge: pub is more popular than ever

Hand & Flowers plans overnight shift

By Lesley Foottit

The two Michelin-starred Hand & Flowers pub is planning to introduce overnight kitchen shifts to keep up with demand.

Kerridge: second time winner

Kerridge Great British Menu victory

By Lesley Foottit

Michelin-starred pub chef Tom Kerridge has been crowned one of four winners of BBC Two's Great British Menu after winning the main-course round. He...

Tebbutt: hosting new Channel 5 show

Pub chef gives healthy tips on TV show

By Jo Bruce

Pub chef Matt Tebbutt is hosting a new Channel 5 TV show with Jean-Christophe Novelli. Family Food Fight with Flora sees Tebbutt, owner of the...

Hix: cooked coley for pub

Celeb chefs boost takings

By Jo Bruce

A pub owner is using celebrity chefs to pull in the punters at his Northamptonshire pub. Freehold the Crown at Weston, is hosting a celebrity chef...

Room 101

Room 101

We ask pub chefs what they would like to see banned from pub menus John Rudden White Hart, Lydgate, Greater Manchester It would have to be...

Keep them keen

Keep them keen

Mark Taylor considers methods of motivating and retaining good staff With more and more pubs turning to food as their main source of income, skilled...

Fab four

Fab four

We ask pub chefs what kit they rate in their kitchens Shaun Williams is head chef at the Hatton Arms in Gretton, Northamptonshire. The pub was...