Highlights

BBC MasterChef 2014 winner Ping Coombes
22/07/2014 10:44:59
There are now just 13 days left for four lucky catering and hospitality professionals to each win a pair of tickets to the MasterChef Restaurant & Bar with Nescafé...
21/07/2014 10:26:20
The Craft Guild of Chefs has announced that Spencer Metzger from The Ritz in London is the final candidate to join the line-up competing in the Young National Chef of the Year competition, held in partnership with Unilever Food Solutions’ brand Knorr.
15/07/2014 07:58:24
National Waiters Day 2014 is set to take place on Thursday, September 25, and is designed to celebrate all front of house staff across the hospitality industry, from waiters in fine dining restaurants to mixologists in a cocktail bar and baristas in coffee...
Image of SACC chairman of judging panel, Andrew Green
07/07/2014 09:33:37
The countdown has begun for the 2014 South Asian Chef Competition (SACC), giving chefs with talent and flair, time to take up the challenge.
03/07/2014 10:56:35
Andrew Fairlie, chef patron of the Michelin-starred Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles Restaurant in Auchterarder in Scotland, was hailed winner of the Chef Award at the Cateys Awards ceremony at London's Grosvenor House Hotel on July 1.
01/07/2014 05:59:00
The Academy of Food & Wine Service’s (AFWS) has begun the search for its 2014 UK Restaurant Manager of the Year.
27/06/2014 17:02:46
The Craft Guild of Chefs has announced the finalists for the Young National Chef of the Year 2014 challenge.
27/06/2014 16:52:10
The Craft Guild of Chefs has named the eight chefs going forward to the finals of the 2014 National Chef of the Year competition.
Image of BBQ champion Graham Crump with Ray Hall and judges
24/06/2014 09:29:09
Graham Crump, group executive chef at the University of Warwick, was crowned overall champion of this year’s British BBQ Battle challenge.
19/06/2014 11:06:16
Tabasco, owned by the US based McIlhenny Company, has launched its third ‘hot chef’ competition, once again in association with the Craft Guild of Chefs.
Image of local producers at the UCF festival
13/06/2014 15:48:07
The Craft Guild of Chefs is offering the chance to win two free tickets to its third Universal Cookery & Food Festival, which will be held at Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage HQ in Axminster, Devon, in the autumn.
13/06/2014 15:27:43
Following two regional heats, 10 young chefs have received the news that they are through to the Craft Guild of Chefs’ 2014 Graduate Awards final examination.
13/06/2014 14:45:08
Hot and spicy steaks, turkey parcel and turkey mini fillets with brie, cranberry sauce and bacon, are among the new products shortlisted for the British Turkey Awards 2014.
Image of winning team from Cambridge Regional College
13/06/2014 08:34:39
The kitchens and Debut Restaurant at City College Norwich hosted the grand final of the ‘A Passion to Inspire’ competition between four student teams from the East of England on June 9, with Cambridge Regional College winning the contest.
06/06/2014 15:13:06
Three major first-time events are taking place in Liverpool to highlight the emerging regional importance of the hospitality industry – part of a larger city initiative, the International Festival for Business (IFB) 2014.
Image of 2014 Craft Guild Award winners
04/06/2014 23:17:42
Winners of the 2014 Craft Guild of Chefs Awards were announced at a special gala dinner at London’s Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel on Wednesday, June 4, attended by more than 650 guests.
Image of winning gold at Wessex Salon Culinaire
04/06/2014 13:07:49
The Special Judges award at the Wessex Salon Culinaire 2014 was literally the icing on the cake for one of this year’s gold medallists, Bournemouth & Poole College student Marta Rozycki.
04/06/2014 08:31:57
The Craft Guild of Chefs has revealed the semi-finalists and finalists of the 2014 Young National Chef of the Year competition.
03/06/2014 07:29:23
The Craft Guild of Chefs has announced the semi-finalists for its Graduate Awards 2014 examinations.
02/06/2014 10:35:19
The next instalment of the Craft Guild’s Family Food Appreciation Workshops in association with LACA – the main body for the school food industry, which see professional chefs go into schools to teach children and parents cookery skills together, is underway.
02/06/2014 08:40:33
A chef lecturer whose career was launched with the help of the Craft Guild of Chefs 30 years ago has received a cash boost from one of the guild’s business partners to develop his own students’ skills and get them seen by some of the UK’s top chefs.
22/05/2014 10:57:34
Now in its sixth year, the London Restaurant Festival in partnership with American Express is taking place between October 9 and 27.
Image of Will Torrent
22/05/2014 09:53:31
Organisers of the Mövenpick Gourmet Dessert Chef 2014 challenge have named award-winning pastry chef and chocolatier Will Torrent as compère for the live final in London on September 25.
19/05/2014 11:54:59
Chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage HQ in Axminster in Devon will host the Craft Guild of Chefs’ third Universal Cookery & Food Festival, which takes place on September 24.
Image of NW Young Chef of the Year judges at regional heats
14/05/2014 14:30:57
Six young chefs are now getting ready for the final of Essential Cuisine’s North West Young Chef of the Year competition.
13/05/2014 13:52:12
The Craft Guild of Chefs has named the 40 chefs who will compete in the semi-finals of its National Chef of the Year awards this summer.
07/05/2014 16:55:07
From September 2014, all children in reception, year 1 and year 2 in state-funded schools in England will receive free school meals.
07/05/2014 15:58:58
A recent survey conducted at the end of 2013 by industry social media expert Digital Blonde on behalf of Mars Foodservice and the Craft Guild of Chefs found that, while many chefs (92.5%) are social media savvy, 65.5% would like additional training.
11/04/2014 11:08:53
The 2014 Craft Guild of Chefs Golf Day is once again being hosted at the Wyboston Lakes Golf Club in Wyboston, Bedfordshire, in association with the Golf Club Hospitality magazine.
Image of National School Meals Week logo
24/03/2014 13:20:34
Craft Guild of Chefs members have been invited to get in on the action for National School Meals Week (NSMW) organised by LACA, the Lead Association for CAtering in education, and provide a work placement for a school caterer.

News

22/07/2014 10:44:59
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21/07/2014 15:07:36
Industry charity Springboard has launched its 2014 Awards...
21/07/2014 10:26:20
The Craft Guild of Chefs has announced that Spencer Metzger...
21/07/2014 10:10:38
Following three baking heats at this year’s LACA conference...
21/07/2014 09:23:04
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17/07/2014 08:42:15
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