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Bullying in the kitchen

This week the news broke that there had been a serious incident that took place at Calcot Manor, a high-end hotel in the Cotswolds. A young chef aged 22 had boiling hot butter poured down his trousers resulting in a chef being sacked. Nathan Williams had severe burns and revealed that this was one of many bullying incidents including eating raw meat, being punched and other burns.

Out and about Friday 19th July

The availability of relief chefs is very tight, we currently have 87 chefs out working with 22 jobs confirmed for the week so far.

Out and About Thursday 4th July

We have 78 relief chefs currently out working all over Scotland and North England.

Out and About Friday 31st May

The availability of relief chefs is ok we are suggesting a 40% chance of getting a chef to you within 1 week. We are happy to take details of positions if you can provide the chef with clean single accommodation, pay the chef weekly and are paid up to date with us.

Out and about Friday 17th May

We have the most chefs out so far this week with 80 this is up by 13 on last year.

Out and about Friday 10th May

The availability of relief work coming in is very good, we currently have 76 relief chefs out working and 27 jobs confirmed for the week so far.

Out and about Friday 3rd May

The availability for relief work is very good, we are suggesting a 50% chance of getting a chef to you within 2 weeks.

Out and About Friday 26th April

The availability of relief chefs is tight, this is expected for the time of year we have over 60 chefs out working and 23 jobs confirmed this week so far.

Out and about Friday 12th April

The availability is a lot tighter this week as you would expect for the week before Easter.

Out and About Friday 29th March

We are now as busy as ever with 59 relief chefs out working all over Scotland, the Lakes, Cumbria and Northumberland.

Out and about Friday 22nd March 2019

We now have just under 50 relief chefs out working this includes a few newly registered chefs who are getting on extremely well in their first job out with CIS.

Out and about Friday 15th March

Relief is steadily picking up now, we have over 30 chefs working all over Scotland and North England.

Out and About Friday 8th March 2019

We have 35 relief chefs out working in Scotland / North England, we have 14 relief jobs confirmed so far this week.

Out and about Friday 22nd February

So today marks my 9 year anniversary of working with Chefs In Scotland. I was first asked to come in for a couple of weeks to do some filing and here we are 9 years later. Its been a great experience working with Michael and seeing a few other come and go and now we have a stable team with Jessica and Jade. Here is to the next 9 years 😊😊

Out and about Friday 15th February

The relief work coming in is fairly quiet and when jobs come in we give priority to the chefs who are well known to us and have worked all last season and previous seasons.

Out and About Friday 8th February 2019

Still quite quiet on relief just now with some jobs coming in, we still have over 20 chefs out working.

Out and About 1st February 2019

We currently have 26 relief chefs out working all over Scotland.

Out and about Friday 25th January

Relief jobs coming in have been very patchy this last couple of weeks, but this is expected for the time of year.

Out and about Friday 18th January

A little quiet this week on relief, this is expected for the time of year.

Out and About Friday 11th January

Nearly 2 weeks into January already and we have 31 relief chefs out working, this is up on last year by 6. This week we have 11 relief jobs confirmed so far.

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