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Advantages of working as a Chef in Care Homes & Schools

The Chefs who work the most hours for The Chef Tree Agency are the ones who have a DBS (Digital and Barring Service) and are working in schools, care homes and other...

9 Handy Tips For Young Chefs

Here are 9 tips for young Chefs who have just started their career, help them get started: 1. Start With The Basics Don’t try and run before you can walk by wanting to cook...

Why Choose The Chef Tree For DBS Checked School Chefs?

If you are looking for compliant, DBS Chefs to work in your school kitchen, then you have come to the right place. Here at The Chef Tree, we pride ourselves in performing a high...

The Care Home Chef that Cares

Last week, as part of the ongoing service we provide to one of the UK’s largest Care Groups, Rachel and I were invited into a supplier meeting. This was to discuss a recent...

Need a DBS Checked Care Home Chef?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDTqeouAaFI&feature=emb_logo I wanted to share with you what The Chef Tree do differently with regards to supplying you a Care Home chef. Some...

8 Reasons Why Being A Chef Is Tougher Than People Think

Sometimes the media glamorize the job of being a Chef- with television shows such as “The Great British Bake Off” & “Master Chef”. But all is not quite as it seems.. Here are...

5 Tips On Getting The Best Out Of Your Agency Chef

The festive season is upon us and you may be thinking of hiring more staff to cope with the increase in demand during this busy period.But what can you do to get the best out of...

Self Employed Chefs and IR35, how will it affect our Chefs?

Self Employed Chefs and IR35 comes into effect in April 2020. What is our Take on Self Employed Chefs at The Chef Tree As part of the ongoing process to keep our Chefs up to...

Creating An Amazing Menu

Creating an amazing menu. The one piece of advertising that your customers are certain to see, is essential to the success of your restaurant. Great restaurant menu designs...

7 Ways To Annoy Chefs

Chefs are usually artistic people who are passionate about their jobs, but sometimes people do things that can really annoy Chefs.. Here are 7 ways to annoy Chefs. 1. Customers...
How To Reply To Negative Restaurant Reviews

How To Reply To Negative Restaurant Reviews

A recent survey has discovered that almost 70% of people who use the Internet are influenced by reviews on websites such as TripAdvisor. With a percentage that high it’s crucial that you take reviews seriously, and know how to reply to negative reviews professionally....

5 Reasons Why Chefs Make Perfect Partners

5 Reasons Why Chefs Make Perfect Partners

This month is all about love, with Valentine’s Day taking place in February. Therefore we thought we would let the masses know why Chefs make perfect partners! Working as a Chef has some attractive qualities, ranging from being able to cook amazing food to knowing the...

5 Key Points When Holding A Team Meeting

5 Key Points When Holding A Team Meeting

What are the key points holding a team meeting? Ask most people to describe meetings at work and the adjectives likely to be used are, “boring”, “long” and “worthless”. This is especially true if you have a team who are itching to get into the kitchen and prepare...

What are the Benefits Of Being An Agency Chef

What are the Benefits Of Being An Agency Chef

Have you ever considered being an agency chef? No? Well here’s some benefits of being an agency chef! Being an agency is effectively a zero hours contract. Although a lot of people try to stay clear of them they can actually be quite useful. By having this contract it...

7 Tips On Training New Chefs

7 Tips On Training New Chefs

Have you got anything in place for training new Chefs? Try these 7 tips and you’ll be well on your way to having the perfect Chef.. 1. Hire The Right Person This may sound obvious, but it’s often forgotten about. Hire a Chef who will fit in with your team, even if...

10 Tips On Quitting Your Chef Job

10 Tips On Quitting Your Chef Job

You may be thinking of quitting your Chef job so that you can work for a Chef Recruitment Agency such as The Chef Tree. However, it’s very important that you end your employment the correct way, as you may work with people that you are currently working with in...

What Is The Difference Between A Relief Chef & Temp Chef?

What Is The Difference Between A Relief Chef & Temp Chef?

This week I wanted to talk about the difference between Relief Chefs and Temp Chefs, because there is a slight difference between the 2. Some Chefs will class themselves as a Relief Chef when really they are a Temp Chef, vice versa. I thought I would try and get rid...

5 Tips For Running A Busy Shift

5 Tips For Running A Busy Shift

Sometimes, it can be hard running a busy shift. Certain holidays and special events drive extra business for the restaurant industry. Summer is here and people will be keen to get out and about after a long, dark winter. Good weather and the right promotions should...

9 Handy Tips For Young Chefs

Here are 9 tips for young Chefs who have just started their career, help them get started: 1. Start With The Basics Don’t try and run before you can walk by wanting to cook...

Why Choose The Chef Tree For DBS Checked School Chefs?

If you are looking for compliant, DBS Chefs to work in your school kitchen, then you have come to the right place. Here at The Chef Tree, we pride ourselves in performing a high...

The Care Home Chef that Cares

Last week, as part of the ongoing service we provide to one of the UK’s largest Care Groups, Rachel and I were invited into a supplier meeting. This was to discuss a recent...

Need a DBS Checked Care Home Chef?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDTqeouAaFI&feature=emb_logo I wanted to share with you what The Chef Tree do differently with regards to supplying you a Care Home chef. Some...

8 Reasons Why Being A Chef Is Tougher Than People Think

Sometimes the media glamorize the job of being a Chef- with television shows such as “The Great British Bake Off” & “Master Chef”. But all is not quite as it seems.. Here are...

5 Tips On Getting The Best Out Of Your Agency Chef

The festive season is upon us and you may be thinking of hiring more staff to cope with the increase in demand during this busy period.But what can you do to get the best out of...

Self Employed Chefs and IR35, how will it affect our Chefs?

Self Employed Chefs and IR35 comes into effect in April 2020. What is our Take on Self Employed Chefs at The Chef Tree As part of the ongoing process to keep our Chefs up to...

Creating An Amazing Menu

Creating an amazing menu. The one piece of advertising that your customers are certain to see, is essential to the success of your restaurant. Great restaurant menu designs...

7 Ways To Annoy Chefs

Chefs are usually artistic people who are passionate about their jobs, but sometimes people do things that can really annoy Chefs.. Here are 7 ways to annoy Chefs. 1. Customers...

The 1 Thing That Chefs Suffer From

What really is the 1 thing that chefs suffer from? Chefs, after a long and hard day working in the kitchen - do you ever find that you suffer from stiff and painful hands? That...

Why Choose The Chef Tree For DBS Checked School Chefs?

If you are looking for compliant, DBS Chefs to work in your school kitchen, then you have come to the right place. Here at The Chef Tree, we pride ourselves in performing a high...

The Care Home Chef that Cares

Last week, as part of the ongoing service we provide to one of the UK’s largest Care Groups, Rachel and I were invited into a supplier meeting. This was to discuss a recent...

Need a DBS Checked Care Home Chef?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDTqeouAaFI&feature=emb_logo I wanted to share with you what The Chef Tree do differently with regards to supplying you a Care Home chef. Some...

8 Reasons Why Being A Chef Is Tougher Than People Think

Sometimes the media glamorize the job of being a Chef- with television shows such as “The Great British Bake Off” & “Master Chef”. But all is not quite as it seems.. Here are...

5 Tips On Getting The Best Out Of Your Agency Chef

The festive season is upon us and you may be thinking of hiring more staff to cope with the increase in demand during this busy period.But what can you do to get the best out of...

Self Employed Chefs and IR35, how will it affect our Chefs?

Self Employed Chefs and IR35 comes into effect in April 2020. What is our Take on Self Employed Chefs at The Chef Tree As part of the ongoing process to keep our Chefs up to...

Creating An Amazing Menu

Creating an amazing menu. The one piece of advertising that your customers are certain to see, is essential to the success of your restaurant. Great restaurant menu designs...

7 Ways To Annoy Chefs

Chefs are usually artistic people who are passionate about their jobs, but sometimes people do things that can really annoy Chefs.. Here are 7 ways to annoy Chefs. 1. Customers...

The 1 Thing That Chefs Suffer From

What really is the 1 thing that chefs suffer from? Chefs, after a long and hard day working in the kitchen - do you ever find that you suffer from stiff and painful hands? That...

How To Reply To Negative Restaurant Reviews

A recent survey has discovered that almost 70% of people who use the Internet are influenced by reviews on websites such as TripAdvisor. With a percentage that high it’s crucial...

The Care Home Chef that Cares

Last week, as part of the ongoing service we provide to one of the UK’s largest Care Groups, Rachel and I were invited into a supplier meeting. This was to discuss a recent...

Need a DBS Checked Care Home Chef?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDTqeouAaFI&feature=emb_logo I wanted to share with you what The Chef Tree do differently with regards to supplying you a Care Home chef. Some...

8 Reasons Why Being A Chef Is Tougher Than People Think

Sometimes the media glamorize the job of being a Chef- with television shows such as “The Great British Bake Off” & “Master Chef”. But all is not quite as it seems.. Here are...

5 Tips On Getting The Best Out Of Your Agency Chef

The festive season is upon us and you may be thinking of hiring more staff to cope with the increase in demand during this busy period.But what can you do to get the best out of...

Self Employed Chefs and IR35, how will it affect our Chefs?

Self Employed Chefs and IR35 comes into effect in April 2020. What is our Take on Self Employed Chefs at The Chef Tree As part of the ongoing process to keep our Chefs up to...

Creating An Amazing Menu

Creating an amazing menu. The one piece of advertising that your customers are certain to see, is essential to the success of your restaurant. Great restaurant menu designs...

7 Ways To Annoy Chefs

Chefs are usually artistic people who are passionate about their jobs, but sometimes people do things that can really annoy Chefs.. Here are 7 ways to annoy Chefs. 1. Customers...

The 1 Thing That Chefs Suffer From

What really is the 1 thing that chefs suffer from? Chefs, after a long and hard day working in the kitchen - do you ever find that you suffer from stiff and painful hands? That...

How To Reply To Negative Restaurant Reviews

A recent survey has discovered that almost 70% of people who use the Internet are influenced by reviews on websites such as TripAdvisor. With a percentage that high it’s crucial...

Need a DBS Checked Care Home Chef?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDTqeouAaFI&feature=emb_logo I wanted to share with you what The Chef Tree do differently with regards to supplying you a Care Home chef. Some...

8 Reasons Why Being A Chef Is Tougher Than People Think

Sometimes the media glamorize the job of being a Chef- with television shows such as “The Great British Bake Off” & “Master Chef”. But all is not quite as it seems.. Here are...

5 Tips On Getting The Best Out Of Your Agency Chef

The festive season is upon us and you may be thinking of hiring more staff to cope with the increase in demand during this busy period.But what can you do to get the best out of...

Self Employed Chefs and IR35, how will it affect our Chefs?

Self Employed Chefs and IR35 comes into effect in April 2020. What is our Take on Self Employed Chefs at The Chef Tree As part of the ongoing process to keep our Chefs up to...

Creating An Amazing Menu

Creating an amazing menu. The one piece of advertising that your customers are certain to see, is essential to the success of your restaurant. Great restaurant menu designs...

7 Ways To Annoy Chefs

Chefs are usually artistic people who are passionate about their jobs, but sometimes people do things that can really annoy Chefs.. Here are 7 ways to annoy Chefs. 1. Customers...

The 1 Thing That Chefs Suffer From

What really is the 1 thing that chefs suffer from? Chefs, after a long and hard day working in the kitchen - do you ever find that you suffer from stiff and painful hands? That...

How To Reply To Negative Restaurant Reviews

A recent survey has discovered that almost 70% of people who use the Internet are influenced by reviews on websites such as TripAdvisor. With a percentage that high it’s crucial...

5 Reasons Why Chefs Make Perfect Partners

This month is all about love, with Valentine’s Day taking place in February. Therefore we thought we would let the masses know why Chefs make perfect partners! Working as a Chef...
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