Chefs

Six young hopefuls have made it to the final of Hot Talent which aims to celebrate, support and guide one person through the industry

Hot Talent 2012: finalists revealed

By Emma Eversham

Six talented members of the hospitality industry under 30 have made the final of Hot Talent, the competition run by Hotelympia and supported by BigHospitality and Restaurant magazine.

Cartwright (centre) has organised the series of events in aid of the industry's benevolent organisation

Top chefs unite for Hospitality Action

By Luke Nicholls

Gordon Cartwright, managing director of Visionary Dining and former AA restaurant inspector, is organising a series of culinary events in support of Hospitality Action.

CGC's pilot food education workshop last month

Craft Guild seeks chefs to support food education programmes

By Lorraine Heller

The Craft Guild of Chefs (CGC) is looking for ambassador chefs around the country to take part in food education workshops, which it hopes will encourage a new generation of chefs into the sector by teaching today’s children the basics of cooking.

Aldo Zilli is the first celebrity chef to create a pizza range for Prezzo

Aldo Zilli creates pizza range for Prezzo

By Becky Paskin

Celebrity chef Aldo Zilli has teamed up with Italian restaurant chain Prezzo to launch a new range of Zilli pizzas after voting the chain’s speciality as the best on the high street.

Has the National Chef of the Year been diluted?

Has the National Chef of the Year been diluted?

By Becky Paskin

The National Chef of the Year competition has been expanded to include Asian and Mediterranean cuisines, but while some say the new format has diluted the competition, others believe it's now a true reflection of modern British cuisine as a whole

Alex Aitken takes over from Gary Rhodes at Christchurch Harbour Hotel

Gary Rhodes parts ways with Harbour Hotels

By Becky Paskin

Harbour Hotels has ended its relationship with celebrity chef Gary Rhodes, closing its Rhodes South restaurant at Christchurch Harbour Hotel in Dorset