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

Craft Guild announce their National Chef of the Year

Steve Groves, Head Chef at Roux in Parliament Square, London has been announced Craft Guild’s National Chef of the Year. Steve started his chef journey when he attended catering college. He developed a real passion for cooking and decided to pursue this career further. He has worked at Roux for nine years, three as sousContinue reading Craft Guild announce their National Chef of the Year

British Food Fortnight

21st September – 6th October This week marks the start of British Food Fortnight. Every year, Love British Food culminates a year-long campaign in British Food Fortnight. Two weeks in the autumn giving commercial benefits to UK businesses that take part. Wembley Stadium, Harrods, Westminster Abbey and Ascot Racecourse are just a handful of establishmentsContinue reading British Food Fortnight