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Who are the Craft Guild of Chefs

Established in 1885 as a Guild of the Cookery and Food Association, the Craft Guild of Chefs has developed into the leading Chefs’ Association in the UK and has many members worldwide. 
Our members come from all aspects of the foodservice and hospitality sectors working in a wide variety of positions from students and trainees to top management. No other association boasts such a broad and experienced membership.

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31st May 2023

LACA extends deadline entry for 2023 Finishing Touches

By: Edward Waddell
Now in its 15th year the competition is aimed at all levels of staff employed in any aspect of education catering capable of producing excellent craft pieces. It provides entrants with the opportunity...

30th May 2023

Maple from Canada announces new UK chef ambassador

By: Edward Waddell
Dan will work closely with the Maple from Canada UK team to target both consumer and trade audiences through recipe development, as well as incorporating maple into his menus, products and overall...

26th May 2023

IGD predicts food inflation is about to peak

By: Edward Waddell
Office for National Statistics inflation data shows that UK food and drink prices in April 2023 were up +19.0% year-on-year, by the CPI method inflicting ongoing hardship on households. This broadly...

26th May 2023

Hospitality Action to host charity dinner

By: Edward Waddell
In December 2023 Chris Mitchell and Robbie Laidlaw will ‘face a challenge like no other’ as they row across the Atlantic to raise funds for Hospitality Action. The charity supports people facing...

24th May 2023

Ruth Hansom announces Boathouse 4’s new spring menu

By: Edward Waddell
Ruth and her team have designed dishes including smoked mackerel served with grapefruit, black pepper, pickled fennel, and avocado; Hampshire chicken with charred leeks, corn, and pickled mushroom as...