Chefs are everywhere, from takeaways to television studios, pubs to palaces, cafes to cruise ships. Long hours are a fact of life, as is relatively low pay unless you’re a Michelin-starred gastro-king, but there are a lot of jobs out there.
Chefs are the boss of any kitchen. They devise menus, make sure the kitchen is running as smoothly and efficiently as possible, order stock and negotiate for best price, hire and fire kitchen staff and do whatever it takes for the customers to leave happy and return hungry for more. Oh, and they cook sometimes as well. Read More
Bar managers work in one of the ultimate people jobs – you’ll have daily contact with both your customers and your staff and, if you’re good at it, you’ll be seeing a lot of the former.
The front-of-house work is the most demanding and rewarding, but there’s always plenty of backroom work as well. From stock resupply to staff rotas, recruiting and training new workers to running promotions and advertising your bar, your work will never be done. Read More