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Working in a Commercial Kitchen

Caterers and chefs will often have to work in commercial kitchens, working around other members of kitchen staff and using the equipment that is available there. This can pose significant challenges, even affecting the quality of your work if you find yourself without the means of cooking and preparing food in the way you would like. It might be a good plan to have lots... Read More

Buying Catering Equipment – How to Find Value for Money

Professional catering requires professional equipment to complete your work to the standard your clients expect. This means using highly professional equipment, designed to withstand the pressures of a busy professional kitchen. At the same time, you don’t want to spend a fortune on your catering equipment, especially if it isn’t going to serve you well. Finding a... Read More

Is your Oven Suitable for your Needs as a Chef?

Ovens are one of the most fundamental pieces of kitchen equipment out there. A new oven can change the way you cook, and change the experience of the people you cook for. If you feel your oven isn’t meeting your needs, then it may be time to invest in a new one. When you are thinking about buying a new oven, you should: Think carefully about how you actually use your... Read More

Training for a Career in Cookery

Years ago, cookery used to mean baking cakes and perhaps diversifying to cook a few savoury dishes as well. You can now do so much more than that, learning about anything from being a chef in a busy pub kitchen to high-end patisserie. If cooking is your passion, why not make it into your career as well? The easiest first step is to go to a catering or cooking college, where... Read More

Is There a Market for Publishing your own Recipe Books?

Recipe books are used to share recipes, give people something to work with and to use in their own home cooking. With the age of the internet and everything being online, is there still any kind of market for recipe books? If you have something that can add to the market, it is still possible to release a recipe book and have some success with it. It often helps if you have... Read More