Kitchen Culture

Clay Williams Black Food Folks
Freshly Squeezed: Clay Williams and "The Power of Food"
Clay Williams is co-founder of Black Food Folks, a platform that aims to address the inequalities faced by black people in the food and drinks industry. The Freshly Squeezed podcast spoke to him about the work of his community.
Boiling Point
Watch the Trailer for 'Boiling Point' starring Stephen Graham
Boiling Point, starring Stephen Graham, is a single-take film following a night's service in a restaurant kitchen and the tensions and drama within it.
Chef’s New Business Model Allows him to Beat the Staffing Crisis
At Sons & Daughters in San Francisco, chef Teague Moriarty's new profit-share business model is beating the staffing crisis.
better business
What Would Make You a Better Chef? Take The Survey Now
Fine Dining Lovers teams up with the Culinary Institute of America, James Beard Foundation and Black Food Folks on the Better Business project to build stronger, more sustainable business practices for the industry.
Alternative Hiring Process
Restaurants Search for New Blood to Beat Staff Crisis
Staff shortages are hitting the hospitality sector hard, prompting some restaurants to look outside the industry to train those without restaurant experience for life in the kitchen. Andrew Friedman finds out more.
$20,000 Sign-on Bonus to Keep Chef in New Zealand’s 'War for Talent'
The 'war for talent' in New Zealand's restaurant industry saw one restaurant offer a new chef a $20,000 sign-on bonus. Read on for the full story.
Tom Kitchin
Tom Kitchin Accused of Taking Staff Tips
Scottish chef Tom Kitchin and his wife Michaela were accused by former staff of taking tips according to an article in The Times.
Chefs Campaign for Restaurants to be Stripped of Michelin Stars if Staff are Bullied
Bully Chefs' Restaurants Should be Stripped of Stars says Union
A UK chefs union is asking chefs to sign a petition aimed at stripping Michelin-starred restaurants of awards where a toxic culture exists.
Free advice for chef
Free Advice for Chefs: Check Out These Life-Saving Resources
These are tough times for chefs and restaurant professionals around the world, but there has never been a better time to seek advice and help around a number of topics affecting hospitality workers. Here's a round-up of some of the most useful resources for chefs.
Sean Brock - How to Thrive and not Just Survive
Sean Brock: How to Thrive and Not Just Survive in Restaurants
Chef Sean Brock shares his guide 'How to Thrive and not just Survive', for his new restaurant, Audrey. Find out more if you're a restaurant professional striving for a healthier, happier worplace.