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Our latest stages:
Pascal Aussignac, London’s most learned chef in all things duck, hosts our stagiaire at his Michelin-starred restaurant, Club Gascon, in Smithfield. Here he tackles foie gras for the very first time, dances with tulips and learns all about Pascal’s imaginative process…
In one of London’s coolest restaurants, Way of the Chef comes face-to-face with a pig’s head, learns how to make lamb heart agnolotti and joins Chris Denney, Mad Andy and the gang for a typically outrageous service in West London.
Way of the Chef heads to Nottingham to battle stray parmesan, bucking foam guns and charred lettuce at Alex Bond’s trend-setting fine dining spot, Alchemilla
Way of the Chef heads to the 37th floor of Novotel London in Canary Wharf to stage at Bokan, a modern European restaurant fronted by a new executive chef, Guillaume Gillan. At just 27 years old, the French-born chef has Robuchon and Ducasse experience and has plenty of advice on the transition of leadership in kitchens.
Latest Interviews and Stage Advice
Michelin-starred chef Josh Eggleton discusses his early experiences with staging, how much he appreciates the concept and offers important advice to stagiaires.
Santosh Shah, executive chef of Baluchi London, takes us through his early days travelling India, his mammoth 200 Michelin stars in terms of eating out and explains why staging in an Indian kitchen is hugely beneficial.
Wondering how much experience you need to stage in a Michelin starred restaurant? Our stagiaire talks us through his early experiences in kitchens, explains why it’s crucial to have the passion and tells the story of Jacky Chan, the commis who gave up everything to pursue his dreams…
Read about our first ever stage in a Michelin-starred kitchen to get an idea about what you might be doing on a stage in the future