Training

How restaurants can improve staff retention

Seven ways to improve staff retention

By Polly Robinson

Coach and hospitality leadership trainer Polly Robinson on the importance of checking in on staff and making them feel seen, heard and valued.

Deliveroo launches virtual training academy

Deliveroo launches virtual training academy

By Joe Lutrario

Deliveroo has launched a virtual training academy to help small and medium-sized restaurants develop their skills in areas including hiring talent, digital marketing, social media, sustainability and managing finances.

Photo: Fred’s Last Resort/E4

The Lowdown: Fred’s Last Resort

By James McAllister

Fred Sirieix is tackling the sector’s recruitment crisis once again with a new TV show which sees a dozen young Brits battle it out for a job in high-end hospitality.

Study shows number of UK workers seeking jobs in the hospitality sector has surged

'Surge' in UK workers seeking hospitality jobs

By James McAllister

The number of UK workers seeking jobs in hospitality has 'surged' over recent months, according to new data from Caterer.com, with a 'tremendous uplift' in job applications per vacancy.

Nightcap launches Bar Academy

Nightcap launches Bar Academy

By James McAllister

Tonight Josephine and The Cocktail Club owner Nightcap has launched a dedicated training facility in Camden Market, London.

Chefs mark International Women’s Day

Chefs mark International Women’s Day

By James McAllister

Chefs and restaurateurs across the country are marking International Women’s Day (8 March) with a range of one-off events, masterclasses and specially curated menus.

D&D London extends summer school training programme

D&D London extends summer school training programme

By James McAllister

D&D London is to continue with its paid summer school training programme, which aims to secure employment for people looking to enter hospitality but have little or no previous experience.

Photo credit: Ewan Munro (via Flickr)

Le Caprice reopens as training academy

By James McAllister

Iconic London restaurant Le Caprice has reopened as a training academy in response to the worsening staff shortage hitting the hospitality sector.

Simon Rogan launches culinary academy

Simon Rogan launches culinary academy

By Joe Lutrario

Simon Rogan has joined forces with Kendal College to create a culinary academy that will see students gain work experience throughout his Lake District-centric Umbel Restaurant Group.

UKH and CPL launch online training platform

UKH and CPL launch online training platform

By Georgia Cronin

UK Hospitality has launched an online training platform in partnership with CPL Learning to provide access to learning, wellbeing and personal development resources to furloughed employees.

Brookes Restaurant in Oxford to close

Brookes Restaurant to close

By James McAllister

Oxford Brookes university is to close its Brookes training restaurant at the end of the current academic year, with a date provisionally set for 1 May.

OKN1: the training restaurant that teaches mindset as well as skills

The training restaurant that teaches mindset as well as skills

By James McAllister

With London restaurants struggling to find chefs, the capital’s catering colleges are once again feeling the heat. Could student restaurant OKN1 in Hackney, which focuses on preparing chefs for the psychological rigours of the workplace, hold the answer?

Pizza Pilgrims pizza academy London restaurant

Pizza Pilgrims to launch 'pizza academy'

By Joe Lutrario

Pizza Pilgrims is eyeing the launch of a pizza academy for its staff that will also contain a delivery kitchen and a small training restaurant.

Ei Group teams up with The Clink

Ei Group teams up with The Clink

By Andrew Don

Pub giant Ei Group has followed in the footsteps of Wahaca, Hawksmoor and The Cavendish by partnering with a charity that helps get former offenders into work.

 Toque d’Or 2019 open for entries

Toque d’Or 2019 open for entries

By Joe Lutrario

Registration has opened for the 2019 Nestlé Professional Toque d’Or, a national competition for students and junior chefs.

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