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Who are the Craft Guild of Chefs

Established in 1885 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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26th May 2023

IGD predicts food inflation is about to peak

By: Edward Waddell
Office for National Statistics inflation data shows that UK food and drink prices in April 2023 were up +19.0% year-on-year, by the CPI method inflicting ongoing hardship on households. This broadly...

26th May 2023

Hospitality Action to host charity dinner

By: Edward Waddell
In December 2023 Chris Mitchell and Robbie Laidlaw will ‘face a challenge like no other’ as they row across the Atlantic to raise funds for Hospitality Action. The charity supports people facing...

24th May 2023

Ruth Hansom announces Boathouse 4’s new spring menu

By: Edward Waddell
Ruth and her team have designed dishes including smoked mackerel served with grapefruit, black pepper, pickled fennel, and avocado; Hampshire chicken with charred leeks, corn, and pickled mushroom as...

23rd May 2023

BaxterStorey Chef Academy sees record number of graduates

By: Edward Waddell
Four previous Chef Academy graduates including Roux Scholarship finalist Oliver Dovey, Oxford’s Junior Chef of the Year Asia Michelis, HIT Fired Up Chef Apprentice winner Jo Start and Craft Guild of...