Julie Jones is set to share her top cooking tips in new book ‘The Pastry School’

Julie Jones, winner of the 2008 Nestle Toque d’Or, judge and best-selling food writer, is set to release another book, ‘The Pastry School’ on 5 March 2020. Renowned for her decorative and flavourful bakes, she will share a range of recipes from savoury pies to sweet treats for budding bakers to practise at home. SinceContinue reading Julie Jones is set to share her top cooking tips in new book ‘The Pastry School’

JDW regarded as one of the UK's top employers

J D Wetherspoon is regarded as one of the UK’s top employers and its expansion of its apprenticeship scheme towards the end of 2019 further supports this. The pub company has a strong investment in training, policies and equality and has worked over the past few years to increase its employee retention. The average lengthContinue reading JDW regarded as one of the UK's top employers

The Kitchen Porters of 2019

Kitchen porters are one of the most important people in the kitchen. They wash equipment, clean and prepare food to ensure the smooth running of the kitchen. However, according to many highly recognised chefs, the Kitchen Porter is often an overlooked position. Luke Thomas describes them as the “forgotten heroes of many kitchens.” But Winterhalter’sContinue reading The Kitchen Porters of 2019

MARSTON’S COMMIT TO SUPPORTING THE CARE LEAVER COVENANT

Marston’s pub company has announced its partnership with the Care Leaver Covenant to offer work experience, interview guidance and hospitality apprenticeships to all care leavers. The new partnership is set to go live in January 2020. The Care Leaver Covenant came out of the government’s ‘Keep on Caring’ strategy to support people leaving care toContinue reading MARSTON’S COMMIT TO SUPPORTING THE CARE LEAVER COVENANT

Gary Rhodes and the revival of British cuisine

After hearing the tragic news of Gary Rhodes’ death yesterday morning, the industry has been paying tribute to a chef that was at the forefront of the revival of traditional British cuisine in the 1990s. Known for his spiky hair and passion for home-grown ingredients, Rhodes was a pioneer in British cuisine. He opened hisContinue reading Gary Rhodes and the revival of British cuisine