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Who are the Craft Guild of Chefs

Established in 1965 as a Guild of the Cookery and Food Association, the Craft Guild of Chefs has developed into the leading Chefs’ Association in the UK and has many members worldwide. 
Our members come from all aspects of the foodservice and hospitality sectors working in a wide variety of positions from students and trainees to top management. No other association boasts such a broad and experienced membership.

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24th Nov 2020
By: Edward Waddell

Chefs lockdown spotlight – Clyde Wernli

Starting his career in South Africa, he has been working as a chef for over 12 years. Pan roasted lamb rump- 10pax Ingredients: 10 8oz lamb rumps 200g diced carrots 10g vegetable bouillon 30 baby...
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24th Nov 2020

Spice Business Magazine starts British Curry Day

By: Edward Waddell
British Curry Day will celebrate the end of the Covid-19 lockdown in England by encouraging people to eat out, order a takeaway or host in dinner party in accordance with government restrictions. The...

23rd Nov 2020

Craft Guild chairman Andrew Bennett steps down from role

By: David Foad
Bennett has been involved with the association for more than 13 years, and was appointed chairman in 2018. During his tenure he has played a vital role in formulating and shaping its strategy to give...

19th Nov 2020

Chefs in the lockdown spotlight – Ali Halbert

By: Edward Waddell
Halbert focusses on seasonal and local ingredients in his recipes and he is looking forward to competing in chef competitions when events return to normal. Halbert sent us a vegetarian dish of braised...