Sprig The Vegan Friendly vegetarian Pop Up

The Michelin starred Clove Club and Lyles of Shoreditch both started off as pop up supper clubs. This rags to riches story has inspired many young chefs and pop-ups are now a well established part of the dining scene in London. More recently the Thai restaurant Som Saa completed the successful Crowdfunded move from a […]

The Chef Shortage

The Chef Foundation was delighted to be asked to contribute to the latest edition of Chef Magazine with an article about the Chef Shortage. Is there really a shortage of chefs? There have been lots in the industry press over the past 12 months about the chronic shortage of skilled chefs. Cooking has never been […]

Hotelympia 2016

The organisers of this years Hotelympia exhibition at the Excel London have really upped their game. I have skipped this show for a few years as previous visits have been drab, poorly organised, uninspiring and often a waste of time. Not this year. The current show 29th Feb to 3rd March is outstanding. The catering […]

Private Dining Service

The Chef Foundation and Food for the Soul now offer a private dining service bringing contemporary fine dining into your own home. Professional chefs, your choice of dishes in your kitchen at affordable prices.   Formal dinner parties, buffets, BBQ’s, receptions,  get-togethers, birthday parties etc. This also includes private cookery classes on a one to […]

#TChefs. The Chefs gear money can’t buy

Kicking off 2016 with The Chef Foundation #T-Chefs campaign. To say “thank you” to our great database of chefs, candidates successfully placed in employment now receive complimentary Chef Foundation T-Shirts made exclusively for us by Mad-Teestops. All we ask is for chefs to send in a photo of themselves wearing their T-Shirt, this can be […]

Exceptional Stagieres Opportunity- Michelin Star Restaurant

The Chef Foundation is looking for Uber-keen entry level chefs with a real passion for food for this once in a lifetime opportunity. As part of The Chef Foundation Stagieres Initiative we are very pleased to be able to offer an exciting stagieres placement at a Michelin star restaurant in Berkshire.This will be a paid […]

Emergency Chefs- Channel 4 New Series

Calling all Relief Chefs. The Chef Foundation has been asked to help source candidates for a new TV series for Channel 4 tracking the day to day work of relief chefs . Details from Double Act Productions below Double Act Productions are currently working on a new, primetime food show for Channel 4 that moves […]

Chef Foundation Stagieres

There has been lots in the press recently about the chronic shortage of chefs, the demise of the apprenticeship scheme and the steady decline of the NVQ qualification. The Chef Foundation has been encouraging its London clients to offer placements to Stagieres not as a temporary source of free labour but as a way of […]

London Cooking Project-Battersea Canteen

London Cooking Project and Brixton People’s Kitchen team up to tackle food waste and provide free meals for local community London Cooking Project has joined forces with Brixton People’s Kitchen to launch a new community canteen designed to reduce food waste in the local area and feed those in need. The Battersea Canteen will provide […]

Salumi Charcuterie Fermentation Cabinets

Very impressed by Julie Croker of Angel Refrigeration and her new Salumi, Charcuterie, Fermentation cabinets designed for ageing, curing, drying, maturing and fermentation. Programs allow for controlled humidity, temperature and air exchange producing safe, hygienic high quality home cured meats, cheeses and plenty more. The best chefs in London are all over these techniques at […]