If there is such a place as Chef Jobs hell (aside from the one I inhabit) then there’s a special place reserved there for a certain Sir Chirr Rouchael. To western ears, especially those of us born and raised in the Anglosphere, that might sound like an unlikely name to choose when cooking up a catering & hospitality recruitment scam. You’d assume, wouldn’t you, that any recruitment scammer or shakedown merchant wouldn’t want you to pause, for long enough, while reading his “job pitch” to wonder to yourself about the peculiarities of their fictional name.
Irish Chef Shortage Bites Harder
Another year, another media story about Chef Shortages in Ireland, this time on our screens, and the longer it goes on the worse it’s likely to become. We’ve been here before, almost a year ago to the day we covered an Irish Times piece on the same problem and later on we revisited the issue with a particular focus on the Chef De Parties. This chef shortage is biting harder and deeper as time passes. While the recession has brought a welcome uptick in the numbers of young people interested in pursuing a career as a chef the training sector just hasn’t anything close to the number of college places available to meet the demand.
Here’s a video of the RTE Six One piece for your viewing pleasure: [Read more…]
Chef’s, Want A New Life in Australia?
A lot of Chefs want to go to Australia to start a new life far away from the bad weather and the bad economy. Thats why uniquely in our catering recruitment sector, and right from the beginning, we established a service to help those contemplating such moves. Now we’re upping it a notch or two further with the introduction of The TOPCHEFS Chefs to Australia Project. The short story: this is a chance to get a four year working visa and a job down under.
What’s this TOPCHEFS Chefs to Australia Project and how can it help you? Fair question, read on…[Read more…]