BigHospitality and Denny's are giving away five sets of chef's uniforms

Kit out your kitchen team with BigHospitality and Denny’s

By Becky Paskin

Fancy the chance to kit your kitchen team out in spangly new chef whites? We’re giving BigHospitality readers the chance to win five chefs’ outfits, courtesy of Denny’s, plus a year’s subscription to Restaurant magazine.

The Young Chef Young Waiter competition is now in its 27th year

YCYW introduces new skills awards

By Becky Paskin

Entries are now open for the 2011 Young Chef Young Waiter competition (YCYW), which this year see the addition of six new skill awards.

Andrew Fairlie holds two Michelin stars for Gleneagles in Scotland

Pearls of Wisdom: Andrew Fairlie

By Joe Lutrario

The only chef working in Scotland to hold two Michelin stars, Fairlie operates his eponymous restaurant at Gleneagles hotel and golf course.

Paul Kitching, chef-proprietor of Edinburgh's 21212 restaurant

Pearls of Wisdom: Paul Kitching

By Joe Lutrario

Paul Kitching opened the Edinburgh-based restaurant-with-rooms, 21212, two years ago, winning a Michelin star just eight months later

Massimo Tebaldi, executive chef of Renaissance Pubs

Pearls of Wisdom: Massimo Tebaldi

By Becky Paskin

Massimo Tebaldi has been executive chef for Renaissance Pubs for 10 years. Having once worked with John Torode and Canadian singer Bryan Adams, he is now working to transform The White Hart into a fish and chips gastropub called The Tommyfield

Tom Kitchin

Pearls of Wisdom: Tom Kitchin

By Joe Lutrario

Chef Tom Kitchen chef/patron at The Kitchin in Leith, Edinburgh, shares his experience of working in the hospitality industry

Pierre Koffman's restaurant on the roof at Selfridges will be open until October 31

Pierre Koffmann agrees to run pop-up restaurant for longer

By Emma Eversham

The temporary Pierre Koffmann restaurant at Selfridges, due to run for just six days as part of the London Restaurant Festival, will now open until October 31 due to the excitement the legendary chef has created