Kitchen Culture

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.
New York
Tom Colicchio Says 85% of Staff have Left NYC
Chef Tom Colicchio says that 80-85% of his staff have left New York City, warning of a staffing crisis facing restaurants preparing to reopen. Find out more.
food delivery
Will Delivery Kill the Restaurant Kitchen as we Know it?
Will food delivery kill the restaurant kitchen as we know it, or will in-restaurant dining return to supremacy? Perhaps there is a happy medium where restaurants can co-exist with food delivery giants? Here we take a look at what the future may hold.
Ana Ros
Want to Work with Ana Roš? Hiša Franko is Hiring
Chef Ana Roš is hiring at her world-renowned Slovenian restaurant, Hiša Franko. Find out all the details here.
Chefs' Hands
Pandemic Pressures: How Chefs are Coping with Mental Health
Professional kitchens can be tough environments to work in at the best of times, but the Covid outbreak has exacerbated the need for better mental health support for chefs and restaurant staff. Read on to find out what's being done.
Bittersweet: How a Cacao Plantation is Saving the Lives of Costa Rican Women
A cacao plantation in Costa Rica is providing shelter for women fleeing abusive relationships. Read about their stories here.
Chef survey results
Chefs Say They Want to do Better Business
Chefs see the pandemic as the spark for better business practices according to the first ever S.Pellegrino Young Chef Academy Monitor survey.
Harriet Mansel Yacht Chef
The Dog That Only Ate Wagyu: Tales from a Superyacht Chef
From pampered pooches to a man who ate a full English breakfast every day, chef Harriet Mansell's stories about life as a chef on board superyachts are jaw-dropping. But the gig enabled the ex-Noma chef to save enough money to open her own restaurant. Read her amazing story here.
America NASA
James Beard Launches Investment Fund for Black and Indigenous Americans
The James Beard Foundation launches a funding initiative to help BIPOC Americans in the restaurant industry.