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Tag Archives: private chef

Persian Food

Previously when friends, colleagues and acquaintances explained their assumptions about Persian food they always thought this regional cuisine was similar to Indian, Turkish, Arabic and other neighbouring countries.  Everyone is always surprised and intrigued when they sample authentic Persian food due to its unique taste and flavours.  I have always …

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Voltaire

One summer I accepted a gig in France, the London agency paired me with a firecracker of a girl called Nina. Nina’s role was to serve at table for our client, a French aristocrat. Nina was from Oxford and Chile and was studying for her Masters. For her this job …

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The Importance Of Portion Control

In my years as a private chef I have noticed that clients that have cooking services offered at home tend to have every meal coursed, which can add up to a substantial amount of food if not portioned correctly. Due to the fact that eating in abundance can increase weight gain, …

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Writing a Private Staffing Job Description

Many of the professions which inhabit the world of private staffing are extremely idiosyncratic in terms of the way specific duties are managed…there is always a professional, methodical way in which only a fully-trained individual would have knowledge of which enables to person to carry out duties effectively and to …

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Subtle resume mistakes that cost job seekers

When it comes to resumes, most people know to look out for the deadly spelling and grammar errors.  But did you know there are other factors that can be just as terminal?  Take a moment to see if your resume is carrying a hidden job search killer…   Strange Resume …

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The value of joining a professional association

As a career coach, one of the things I am frequently asked is if joining a professional association worth the cost. To which I reply a resounding “yes!” There are a number of benefits for just about any association: Showing professionalism on your resume, LinkedIn and other marketing materials Of …

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How Should Chefs Plan for Their Trial Period…?

So, you’ve passed through the interview stage and been shortlisted, and now you are waiting to hear about your trial period. This is the critical point and many chefs fall foul of poor preparation and a casual approach. Careful planning is critical. An initial short trial period, normally 3-5 days …

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