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Tips for Success in Hospitality Management

Hospitality management can be a tough field to be in, but the rewards can be large and the job satisfaction high. So, if you’re looking to work your way to the top, or if you’ve already made in a management … Continue reading

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Tips for Sourcing your Fruit and Vegetable Ingredients

There is something to be said about sourcing locally, you’re supporting the community and reducing the environmental impact of your culinary passion, and all at the same time as creating a mouth-watering dish. So, what’s the best way to source … Continue reading

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Which Culinary Job is Right for Me?

Even in the kitchen there’s a hierarchy – someone has to be in charge, and others are in a culinary position that lets their skill shine. Every role in the kitchen is crucial to aid productivity, the kitchen team is … Continue reading

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Cooking Techniques You Need to Master

Whilst your passion and flair are going to get you noticed in a kitchen, there are still a few basic skills that will stand you in good stead for any job interview and will come of use in any kitchen. … Continue reading

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Devon County Show – What can I do?

One of the biggest days out in the Devon Calendar, the Devon County Show is a brilliant showcase of food and agriculture throughout Devon. Combining good food, great craft alcohol and fantastic entertainment, the country based show is a great … Continue reading

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Exeter South West Festival of Food and Drink

Returning for its 16th consecutive year, the Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink takes place from Saturday 4th May – 6th May in the prestigious location of Exeter Castle Courtyard and Northernhay Gardens. The festival has established itself … Continue reading

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Is Passion More Important than Experience?

When it comes to recruitment skills and qualifications are usually the most desired element on a CV, and these elements are what the majority of employers use to judge their best candidates. But all too often the passion of some, … Continue reading

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Working as a Chef Overseas

Anyone who enjoys cooking or is a qualified chef will often fantasise about their ideal, dream kitchen and working environment. There are so many opportunities out there for cooking abroad, and this can come with a host of benefits in … Continue reading

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Foods in Season Now

It’s not quite spring yet! Battling through the last cold winter months can be hard, but luckily this time of year there’s lots of hearty key ingredients coming into their prime. Whether it’s a warm stew, hearty roast joint or … Continue reading

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Source Taste of the West Show

The Source Taste of the West Show is a food and drink and hospitality show taking place at Westpoint in Exeter this week!  Combining hospitality, catering and the finest food and drink, the show is set to be a hit with many local … Continue reading

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