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Why your kitchen needs to cater for dietary requirements

If you’re in the restaurant industry, then it’s no news to you that there has been a significant increase in the number of diners with special dietary requirements over the past few years. Your restaurant, no doubt, encounters numerous customers on a daily basis who …

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How to integrate newly trained chefs into your kitchen

Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, hundreds of newly qualified chefs enter the industry every year, full of optimism and promise. Integrating these freshly minted chefs into your kitchen is not without obstacles, but is ultimately one of the most worthwhile contributions you can make to your restaurant …

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Resolutions VS Goals

As we transition into 2019 why not pause to reflect on the difference between resolutions and goals. The definition of a resolution is “a firm decision to do or not to do something” The definition of a goal is “the object of a person’s ambition or effort; an aim …

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Internship Starts for our 3rd Years

What is an internship?   “The position of a student or trainee who works in an organization in order to gain work experience or satisfy requirements for a qualification” This week our 3rd students commence with their 2nd paid internship cycle. Yes – they earn …

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With Love From Boston, Massachusetts To Nice, France

I have been fortunate enough to visit 4 of our talented alumni in the past few weeks. What touched my heart most, was when they each expressed their overwhelming gratitude for how they had been treated at the campus by my team and how special …

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Top Cooking School Now at Home in Paarl

The international renowned chef training school The Hurst Campus recently opened its kitchen doors in Paarl. For 10 years the chef school was situated at Backsberg Estate, just outside Paarl, before they decided to bring their rich aromas to a well-known building in Paarl main …

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