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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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05th Dec 2022
By: Edward Waddell

Craft Guild of Chefs Awards open for entries

The event, which will be held at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge in London, celebrates culinary excellence across the UK and beyond. To mark the event, the Craft Guild of Chefs has introduced a...
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02nd Dec 2022

Williams donates fridge to Eastgate Academy’s food bank

By: Edward Waddell
Teaching assistant Karen Mason runs the food bank to help those in need who don’t have access to refrigeration equipment. The HJ1 cabinet has an internal capacity of 620 litres and like all Williams...

30th Nov 2022

Still time to enter Ice Cream Chef of the Year competition

By: Edward Waddell
The National Ice Cream Competition, the ‘Oscars’ of the ice cream competition world, has been running for over 75 years and entries are judged blind by experts, which for the Chefs Class will include...