6 Common waiter and waitress injuries and how to avoid them

Working as a waiter or waitress exposes you to many different types of hazards. Cuts from broken glasses and back pain are common waiter and waitress injuries but in most cases, they can be avoided.

 

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Topics: Life @ Work

7 Tips and advice on how to deal with chefs' sore feet

Because chefs have to work with their hands everyday to cook and prepare food, it's natural to think hands are the most important things a chef needs. But a chef's feet are valuable too. They are needed for hurrying around the kitchen and keeping a chef supported throughout their shift. After continuous nine-hour shifts, a chef's sore feet can be difficult to cope with. Here's some advice on how to deal with chefs' sore feet.

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6 of the best server shoes to wear in autumn

Which are the best server shoes to wear in autumn? We've picked out the best work shoes for waiters and waitresses to help you find the right footwear before your next shift.

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Topics: Workplace Footwear

10 interesting facts about chefs (that you didn't know)

What do you know about chefs? Apart from the fact they work long hours and work with food, there's a lot to know about them. Here are some interesting facts about chefs:

 

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6 of the best places to get chef work experience

Getting work experience as a chef can be difficult if you don't know anyone in the industry. But if you aspire to be a chef then, to increase your chances of getting your first job, you need to get some experience working as a chef on your CV. Kitchens are busy places and head chefs will only want chefs they can rely on. If you're struggling to find work experience, then here are some places that you can contact to ask for voluntary experience.

 

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What are the commis chef's duties in a restaurant kitchen?

A Commis Cook is an entry level position for new chefs. They work in the kitchen and generally assist the other chefs. Even though it's an entry level job, as a commis chef you'll have lots of responsibilities when you first start working and as you gain more experience, you'll be expected to do a lot more. These are commis chef's duties in a kitchen:

 

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How to become a sous chef: 9 skills you need to get the job

Along with head chef, sous chef is a highly sought after job. When there is so much competition, you need certain skills and experience to prove you're a worthy candidate and outshine the other candidates. This is how to become a sous chef.

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The pros and cons of being an apprentice pastry chef

Want to work as a pastry chef? For many patisserie, they start their career in a culinary school or get an apprenticeship. If you're still undecided on what route to take, then here are the pros and cons of being an apprentice pastry chef. 

 

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Commis chef CV tips to make your application stand out

Starting your career as a chef usually means you'll be starting as a dishwasher or a commis chef. The Commis Chef is an entry-level position, they're responsible for assisting other chefs and it offers an excellent opportunity to learn how the restaurant kitchen works. These jobs are highly sought after by aspiring chefs so you need to create a great Commis Chef CV. Here's how to make your application stand out from the rest.

 

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3 of the best food spray guns for pastry chefs

Food spray guns are just one of the many different types of tools and equipment pastry chefs are expected to use in the kitchen when baking and decorating food. When you're using some of these tools everyday, it's obvious you want the best in your inventory. That's why we've listed some of the best food spray guns to help you find the best spray gun for your kitchen. 

  

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