Highlights

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15/04/2014 14:37:18
The Craft Guild of Chefs is sponsoring three classes at this year’s Salon Culinaire at Hotelympia, which is considered to be the highlight of the trade show for visiting...
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15/04/2014 10:45:41
Tom Barnes, sous chef at Simon Rogan’s two Michelin-starred L’Enclume in Cartmel, Cumbria, has won the 2014 Roux Scholarship. He beat five other finalists who all prepared Chartreuse of quail and sweetbreads with grape sauce at the cook-off held at Westminster Kingsway College in London...
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.
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04/04/2014 12:37:33
The Craft Guild of Chefs has extended the paper entry deadline for its 2014 National Chef of the Year competition, and chefs now have until Friday, April 18, to download and submit their entry for paper judging. Entry forms can be downloaded from http://craftguildofchefs.org/national-chef...
British Turkey Awards
04/04/2014 09:10:14
The British Turkey Federation has announced its 18th annual awards are now open for entries.
Image of Toque d'Or 2014 winners – City of Glasgow College
03/04/2014 07:16:55
City of Glasgow College was acclaimed as the winner of the 2014 Nestlé Toque d’Or at the award ceremony at The Dorchester Hotel in London last night (April 2).
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01/04/2014 13:58:12
Student chefs from eight colleges are set to battle it out to be crowned winners of the Brakes Student Chef Team Challenge at Hotelympia.
Image of FutureChef 2014 winner Anna Carmichael
26/03/2014 08:09:25
Anna Carmichael, who won the north west regional heat, beat off 11 other aspiring young chefs to win the Springboard charity’s prestigious FutureChef culinary contest for 12-16 year olds at Westminster Kingsway College in London.
25/03/2014 18:29:52
Forty-six members and supporters of the Craft Guild of Chefs were presented with honours and awards at its special ceremony at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington on Sunday, March 23, following its Annual General Meeting.
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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.
Image of Wessex Salon Culinaire logo
21/03/2014 16:15:36
Baking expertise has been added to the skills testing at the Craft Guild of Chefs annual Wessex Salon Culinaire taking place at Brockenhurst College in Brockenhurst, Hampshire, from May 28-29.
Roux Scholarship
21/03/2014 14:15:01
The national finalists for the 2014 Roux Scholarship competition have been unveiled.
Image of Stephen Scuffell, Craft Guild of Chefs vice president
19/03/2014 16:36:14
The University of West London’s (UWL) London School of Hospitality and Tourism has honoured some of the biggest names in the industry at a special awards ceremony at the Hilton London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 Hotel on March 14.
Image of Bocuse d'Or UK candidate Adam Bennett
11/03/2014 16:56:59
UK chef Adam Bennett will compete for his place in the Bocuse d’Or world final at Bocuse d’Or Europe 2014 in Stockholm on May 8. The heats will take place during Sweden’s largest culinary exhibition, Gastronord.
Image of Ben Sulston's winning dish in 2013
11/03/2014 12:25:21
Mövenpick Ice Cream has launched its annual Gourmet Dessert Chef of the Year competition, which challenges professional chefs to create an original dessert that showcases the range’s luxurious flavours.
Image of Young National Chef of the Year logo
05/03/2014 11:03:25
The Craft Guild of Chefs, in partnership with Unilever Food Solutions’ brand Knorr, is again seeking young chefs to test their skills and creativity in the Young National Chef of the Year 2014 competition.
Image of young chefs at WKC
26/02/2014 12:30:00
Westminster Kingsway College in London has announced a new partnership with the Craft Guild of Chefs to support young chefs working in the industry while developing their skills.
Image of Craft Guild's 2012 Hotelympia team
20/02/2014 15:16:17
Members of the Craft Guild of Chefs have the chance to win a free place on the 2014 Hotelympia 10k fun run, the show’s opening event at 10.30am on Sunday, April 27, and represent the leading chef association in the UK.
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17/02/2014 15:14:33
An international programme featuring some of the best chefs in Europe is lined-up for the 17th Skills for Chefs two-day conference in Sheffield in July.
Image of finished dish in Major Series competition
17/02/2014 12:57:14
The annual Major Culinary Challenge and Major Series of display classes, organised by Major International and the Craft Guild of Chefs, got underway on February 7 at South Devon College and attracted a staggering 142 entries.
South West Chef of the Year 2014 launches at Source Taste of the West
10/02/2014 11:09:00
South West Chef of the Year 2014 has been launched at the Source Taste of the West food and drink trade show at Westpoint in Exeter, where 2013 winner Nathan Cornwell demonstrated his winning dishes.
28/01/2014 09:49:09
Producers of a new BBC TV series in the final stages of development are looking to cast eight young chefs who are “up for getting involved and waiting for their big break”.
27/01/2014 15:44:43
The Craft Guild of Chefs is calling on professional chefs from all sectors of the industry to enter what is considered to be the most respected chef competition in the UK – the National Chef of the Year 2014, which will be open for entries from February 1.
27/01/2014 12:25:44
Following what was described as the “best bunch of finalists ever” last year, the Graduate Awards are back for 2014.
07/01/2014 14:30:12
Adam Bennett has been named as the UK Bocuse d’Or candidate 2014 following a national selection competition at University College Birmingham on January 6.
27/12/2013 09:30:00
The inaugral Hotelympia Ezine has launched to much positive reaction from the foodservice industry.
25/11/2013 16:00:47
The first sponsors for the 2014 Craft Guild of Chefs’ Family Food Appreciation workshops in association with LACA have been announced.
14/11/2013 12:44:08
Visitors to Hotelympia 2014, the UK’s largest foodservice and hospitality exhibition, will be able to see both the National Chef and Young National Chef of the Year 2013 in action at the Craft Guild of Chefs-run Skillery.
11/11/2013 16:37:18
The Craft Guild of Chefs is once again looking for chefs with bags of skill and flair to take part in the 2014 Wessex Salon Culinaire, one of the largest live competitions in the UK.

News

15/04/2014 14:37:18
The Craft Guild of Chefs is sponsoring three classes at...
15/04/2014 10:45:41
Tom Barnes, sous chef at Simon Rogan’s two Michelin-starred...
11/04/2014 11:08:53
The 2014 Craft Guild of Chefs Golf Day is once again being...
11/04/2014 08:14:46
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has...
10/04/2014 08:48:14
BPEX is calling for foodservice operators and suppliers to...
10/04/2014 07:44:07
Chef patron, Nigel Haworth, will host a unique fundraising...

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09/06/2013 04:45:00
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