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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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27th Mar 2020
By: Edward Waddell

Craft Guild of Chefs extends NCOTY deadline

David Mulcahy, vice president of the Craft Guild of Chefs, said: “We’ve taken into account many changes and the situation that we are currently finding ourselves in. It’s still a tough time, things...
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27th Mar 2020

Michelin-star chefs turn their hands to school meals

By: David Foad
They are among more than a dozen chefs who have volunteered to help after restaurants were forced to close. They work for Yotam Ottolenghi’s London restaurants as well as the River Cottage and Jamie...

26th Mar 2020

Covid-19: supporting our industry

By: Edward Waddell
In addition to our own Benevolent Fund, which we will be using to support workers during this time of crisis, we have also been speaking with industry charity Hospitality Action. As a result, we have...

26th Mar 2020

Synergy Grill launches new leasing scheme

By: Edward Waddell
To support these customers Synergy Grill will allow food outlets to lease a brand-new Synergy Grill for £35 a week rather than buying one outright. Justin Cadbury, chief executive and chairman of...

25th Mar 2020

Duo impress judges at Tilda Chef Team of the Year 2020

By: Edward Waddell
The Tilda Chef Team of the Year aims to highlight how ‘innovative’ rice can be, helping chefs to cater for a wide range of food trends. In association with the Craft Guild of Chefs, the new 2020...