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Chefs@school Sign up to work with our new Chefs@ school project to help Scottish children know more about their food and you will have a great experience. Since Chefs@ School launched in September we have had over 350 schools sign up and over 100 chefs sign up to the project. You can volunteer as little or as much time as you can give and you can get help and resouces from the team in the office. Sign up now
Join us Chef - Membership only £25 You don't have to be a head chef or work in fine dining to join the Federation. Its about being part of a group of like minded professionals who want to do their job to the best of their ability and to maintain standards in all sectors of the industry. Become a member of the Federation and support the industry in 2014. Membership costs just £25 a year and entitles you benefits including supplier discounts, FREE job advertising on the website, information and industry news. You can also be assured that all the money we raise is reinvested in the Industry in Scotland   Just click to join online!
College Members If you are thinking about studying to be come a chef we have college members across the length and breadth of Scotland providing excellent facilities for students. If you are a chef we would encourage you to build strong relationships with your local college helping and supporting them in training the chefs of the future. We will be working with our college members throughout the year to give them opportunities for workplacements brining in guest and specialist lecturers and assisting them in any way we can .  List of College members

10th Annual Golf Challenge Friday 4 July 2014

We are delighted to announce the date for the 10th Annual 2014 Annual Golf day at a new venue - the Castle Course St Andrews

 As usual its set to be a great event with chefs suppliers and sponsors battling it out in a shot gun start event. There are prizes for best team score, mystery partner, Booby prize, 1st 2nd and 3rd places individually, nearest the pin is on both the 10th and 14th  holes and the longest drive is on the 5th.......

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Welcome to our new Business Partner


The Federation of Chef Scotland are delighted to welcome another new business partner in Bunzl Lochhart.

Ian MacDonald President fo the FCS says " we are delighted to be working with Bunzl Lockhart and welcome their support for the Federation. We are reliant on industry support to deliver many of our initiatives particularly with young chefs and with all of our money reinvested in the industry the help from our sponsors is an investment in the future of the industry. "  Full list of Business Partners


BCF Chef of the Year

Adam-Handling3After a nail biting final the BCF Chef of the Year is Adam Handling from St Ermins Hotel in London. Congratulations to Dundee born Adam who has been making his mark over the last few years in Culinary competitions including being one of the 2 Scottish finalists in Masterchef the professionals 2014.


Deadline Extended - 18 April

ncoy logo_2014_0NATIONAL CHEF OF THE YEAR 2014

The Craft Guild of Chefs has extended the paper entry deadline for its 2014 National Chef of the Year competition, and chefs now have until Friday, April 18, to download and submit their entry for paper judging. Entry forms can be downloaded from their website



Top-Three-Teams-with-sponsoWhat a great day was had at the fabulous Cook School Scotland in Kilmarnock!Ten members of school catering staff, from across Scotland, worked with a pupil from their school to create a fantastic Commonwealth themed dish.Each team had to create a main course for the second team that their council is supporting through the sportscotland 2nd team initiative.



Joe Queen First Regional Ambassador for Future Chef

JOe-QueenSpringboard's FutureChef was first developed as the result of research findings into young people's perceptions of the Hospitality Industry, revealing that although young people admired high profile and celebrity chefs but they didn't generally see themselves pursuing a career as a chef.Due to the growth of the initiative Springboard rely heavily on the Hospitality industry and the chefs within the sector to work closely with the schools to engage and inspire students.

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Braehead Foods Appoint Chairman

fergus chambers3_150-x-150Braehead Foods are delighted to announce the appointment of Fergus Chambers as Chairman of the company. Fergus is one of the most respected figures in the UK hospitality industry having won numerous awards for his personal and business achievements.

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CCS New Sponsors For 2014

CCS-logoContinental Chef Supplies are proud to announce that they are a business partner of the Federation of Chefs Scotland.
As one of the World’s foremost suppliers of finest quality catering equipment, innovative tableware and professional clothing CCS specialise in supplying high-calibre and unique products for the catering industry. With an aim of keeping customer replacement costs low they provide only the highest quality products through its range of superior and exclusive brands.

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