What makes a good? Kitchen porter

Truth be told, the role of kitchen porter is not the most glamorous position in the hospitality industry. Not surprised are you. I mean for most people just facing a day’s accumulation of domestic dishes, pots and pans in the sink last thing at night can seem like a monumental

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What makes a good? Commis chef

Big ears, big eyes, small mouth – The Perfect Commis chef. Well I guess we should really start by looking at what a commis chef’s job entails before getting into what makes a good one, and to be honest, this is not going to be a glamorous list. Peeling and

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What makes a good? Chef de partie

Rather than “what makes a good chef de partie?” there is probably a case for changing the first part of this blog title to “where are the good”. It’s a subject that comes up with concerning regularity when talking to chefs and clients as there is a very real shortage

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