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10 Phases to Becoming a Professional Chef
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10 Phases to Becoming a Professional Chef
From the first day stepping into the kitchen to racking up a lifetime of experience there's a lot that happens in between. Chef Paul Sorgule explains what.
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The 5 Types of Chef
A professional chef says there are five distinct types of chef working in kitchens today – do you agree?
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16 Tips on what to Expect on Day One in a Professional Kitchen
A professional chef shares 16 pieces of advice for anyone entering a professional kitchen for the first time.
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Chef Shares 15 Unwritten Laws of the Kitchen
A professional chef dishes on 15 unwritten laws that anyone who's ever worked in a professional kitchen should recognise.
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21 Lessons Learnt in the Kitchen
A professional chef dishes on the 21 most important lessons he's learnt from a lifetime in the kitchen.
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13 Pro Kitchen Hacks for Line Cooks
13 indispensable tips for working the line, from a chef who has spent decades in professional kitchens.
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12 Things Chefs Really Want for Christmas
Forget knives and gadgets, these are the 12 things guaranteed to make all chefs happy at Christmas time.
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10 Ways to Maintain Your Integrity in the Kitchen
How to maintain integrity in the kitchen and go to work every day loving your job, according to a professional chef.
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Professional Line Cook: The Honest Job Description
Find out what it actually takes to work in a professional kitchen with this look at 24 hours in the life of a line cook.
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22 Signs You’re a True Chef
22 signs you're a true chef, no matter if everyone else thinks you're crazy, as chosen by a professional chef.
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11 Ways to Succeed in a New Kitchen
Whether entering the kitchen for the first time or changing jobs, here's how to hit the ground running according to one professional chef.
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Chef: 12 Reasons Why the Industry Has to Change
Chef Paul Sorgule loves the industry, but here are 12 things that drive him crazy and need to change, he says.
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22 Surefire Ways to Fail at Being a Chef
Want to be the best chef you can be? Take a look at this list of 22 surefire ways to fail at being a chef and make sure you avoid doing them all.
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10 Ways Chefs Transform Ingredients with Technique
A great chef should know how to get the best out of any ingredient – even if they arrive underripe, overripe, out-of-season, or just plain dull.
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Paul Sorgule: 'Attention, Line Cooks: Be Solid, Give it Your All'
Chef and writer Paul Sorgule dishes on the 13 key attributes needed for working the line successfully.
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Do These 8 Things to Create Rock Solid Kitchen Staff
What does it take to create rock solid kitchen staff. This chefs thinks he knows what and has created an eight point plan to help.
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14 Tips for Understanding Flavour
Develop a deeper understanding of flavour and become a better cook, with these tips from chef Paul Sorgule.
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20 Essential Tips for Young Cooks
So you've just finished culinary school – what now? Kick on in the kitchen with this advice from chef Paul Sorgule.
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18 Things That Drive Chefs Crazy
18 points guaranteed to drive any chef crazy in the kitchen, according to chef Paul Sorgule.
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11 Steps to Excellence in the Kitchen
Pro tips for chefs and cooks striving for excellence every time, courtesy of chef Paul Sorgule.
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What Drives a Chef?
12 obsessions that drive chefs to do the job day in day out, according to chef and writer Paul Sorgule.
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The Yin and Yang of Being a Chef
15 pros and cons of being a chef or cook in a professional kitchen, according to chef Paul Sorgule.
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The Cooks Bond Explained: 13 Key Points
The kitchen environment is hot, stressful, and physically and mentally demanding, but friendships formed here can last a lifetime.
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Golden Years: 17 Ways Chefs Improve With Age
Here are 17 ways chefs improve with age according to one highly experienced chef.
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31 Funny Things That Show You Are a True Line Cook
Read this chef's hilarious list of 31 things that show you are a true line cook, like your new found obsession with cornstarch.
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18 New Year's Resolutions Every Chef Should Follow
Here's a list of 18 kitchen resolutions that every chef should sign up in 2017. See them all.
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15 Essential Qualities of a Cook
According to chef Paul Sorgule these are the 15 qualities an individual must possess in order to be successful in the kitchen. Do you have what it takes?
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8 Essential Tips for Running a Successful Restaurant
Tips for running a “true restaurant,” where the food, service, atmosphere and philosophy meet in perfect harmony.
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The Four Types of Cooks Explained
Take a look at this list of the four different kinds of cooks working in kitchens today: which one are you?
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15 Key Points to Being a Successful Cook
A collection of 15 points to consider if you want to be a truly successful cook.
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15 Points That Will Make You a Truly Great Chef
A collection of 15 points that every cook should consider if they want to be a truly great chef.
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16 Points to Becoming an 'Exceptional Chef'
A chef with years of experience dishes up a check list for anyone who wants to be a truly great chef.
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9 Truths: What It Actually Takes to Be a Chef
Paul Sorgule is back with a collection of truths on what it takes to be a chef and why it sometimes sucks to be in charge.