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Chef, Becoming, Being, Living a Chef's Life

Being a professional chef and becoming a professional chef. All blog posts on chef related topics from World Travel Chef.

finding work as a chef in London

Getting Chef Work in London

Getting Chef work in London is surprisingly easy. Numerous agencies are ready to sign you up and make commission on the back of your hard work, or you can take the option of freelance work. Perhaps you want to get a regular full-time job with all the perks that they offer? Here I’ll explain some …

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Behind The scenes in the kitchen chef secrets

The Secret Life of Chefs

Have you ever wanted to know what goes on behind the scenes in 5-star kitchens? I’ve worked in many, on two continents, for 20 years+. I was executive ( head) chef of one, before I quit to travel more, work less. Here are a few things that may surprise you about a chef’s working life, the secret …

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How to become a chef?

How to Become a Chef?

How to become a chef? When I started in the food industry there was really only one way. Becoming a chef was straightforward and held fewer options than are available today. An apprenticeship involving on-the-job training plus Tafe/College. In Australia the apprenticeship lasted from 3-4 years, starting at 18 or 16, and gave you a …

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