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ICCTP World of Flavour at our Fingertips

It may be January, but the School of Food gardens are as busy as ever. We welcomed our latest set of trainee chefs this past Monday and are delighted to have such a wonderful group of people staying and learning with us for the next 10+ weeks! With such bright personalities and friendly faces, we […]

New Year New Chefs

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We are so excited here at the School of Food to welcome our new students, this coming Monday (14 January), for our next installment of Modern Skills for Modern Chefs. January is a great time for fresh starts – with the new year comes a fresh perspective. For some of our students, that means making […]

How do I Become a Chef?

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One of the most common questions we get asked at the School of Food is “how do I become a chef?”. Admittedly, the answer is never simple. The truth is, there are many ways to become a chef. Some are more straightforward than others, some paths take longer than others, but at the end of […]

Why Would You Ever Become a Chef?

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We hear a lot about the restaurant industry in the popular media these days. The long hours, never getting a weekend off, the stressful – not to mention hot – environment, the low pay. You can understand why there is a chef shortage in Ireland when you consider all you’re hearing and reading in the […]