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    Food safety and hygiene certificate and prep for it.... where do I start?

    is what it says on the tin, need to know where I can get a food hygiene and safety certificate and how to get the information I need to prep for the test thanks a lot uk only please ty.
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    Currently boiling down a beef stock, after advice.

    So the reduction itself is going to be gravy?
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    Currently boiling down a beef stock, after advice.

    Hi folks I am having a go at my first ever beef stock. I've roasted off a few chunky bones and caramelized some veg in the pan added it all together with some tomato puree and water and its simmering on the lowest gas setting on the hob. Im wondering now what I am going to do with it once I have...
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    No head chef in team.

    Sorted this issue sorry havnt been on here for a while, simply decided to not say anything about the issue and carried on working hard. He chose to complain behind my back and because the boss is a decent guy he saw that I hadn't made any issue out of it and the young lad was pulled to one side...
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    No head chef in team.

    I will ask to have a team discussion and speak to the apprentice about it face to face with the head chef present so he hears what is said, I get the impression there are a lot of he said she said without anyone being held accountable and if that's the case I may have to walk as I'm not two...
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    No head chef in team.

    I really have no idea I mean when I first went for the job I was asking him permission to smoke etc asking him for tasks when nothing to do. It's just a little frustrating that when working with the actual head chef I feel as if I am doing enough yet with the apprentice as leader I feel as...
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    No head chef in team.

    Recently started a new job, been told by head and sous chef that when not busy basically do what I want and that we are all just chefs trying to get through the shift theres no real "boss type figures" so i potter around and clean, go for smokes when I please watch them cook as I'm new to the...
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    Trial shift next Friday...

    well, unfortunately my friend, my wife will never forgive you, lol. went for the trial today and managed to secure another trial on Monday and once I mentioned this at the end of the shift to the head chef he began to barter with me on wage etc so I think I produced a good days work for someone...
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    Looking for recommendations for a chefs kitchen threads or videos.

    Hi just looking for some input from the regular forum guys pr experienced chefs on videos/threads on the average chefs kitchen as I've been looking but cant really find much of what I'm looking for, just looking for info on kitchen run through and what does what and maybe even how the more...
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    Trial shift next Friday...

    Ty, looking forward to getting stuck in. Been out of work almost 4 yrs now due to being sick, hoping I enjoy my new career.
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    Trial shift next Friday...

    Thank you I went for another job today that I enquired about last week they were ready to offer me the job there a d then as they said they like what they see but want me to decide if I actually want to do the job before committing I have a trial shift on Monday, shaved my bluddy beard off to go...
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    Trial shift next Friday...

    In terms of a beard, would a short beard cause need for the face nets? About 10mm long ty.
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    Trial shift next Friday...

    Thank you all theres some good stuff there I only joined tonight so il be spending the next few days trawling the site for info, one more question, what kind of attire would be suitable? Was thinking all black trainers, track suite bottoms and T-shirt. Thanks for the replies
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    Trial shift next Friday...

    Hi folks my names ash and I have recently been applying for apprenticeships and kitchen jobs in my local area, managed to secure a trial shift next fri and l would appreciate some advice if possible, I need 5 things to really focus on over the next few days in order to do my best to secure the...
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