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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 £27.50 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 2015. Membership costs just £27.50 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
Current FCS Members Job Vacancies  Our careers section has job listings from some of our members. We currently have vacancies posted in Edinburgh Aberdeen and Glasgow for CDP's, Head chef and Sous chef. OUr recruiters are some of the best to work for in the Uk so have a look. Don't forget if you are an FCS member advertising your vacancies is FREE as part of your membership fee. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it See vacancies

Celebrating Scottish Food

AS01148 SFD FF 2016 Logos RGBBack for 2016, Scottish Food Fortnight gives us the opportunity to highlight the best of Scottish food and drink that we serve on our menus. The fortnight is widely publicised on National Media and allows food and drink businesses to join in collaborate and to take advantage of this great marketing campaign.The PR Guide  gives some great ideas of how your business can join in and the ideas below highlight the scottish food or produce on your menu. Here are some of their ideas for Foodservice - Including restaurants, cafés, bars, hotels, caterers, visitor centres and many others....

  • Create a special Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight food or drinks menu
  • Run a competition in your local paper for readers to win a complimentary meal. Remember to speak to your local paper's promotions department to establish its minimum prize value and offer a prize to meet that amount
  • Invite a local school class into the restaurant to watch Scottish food being prepared and cooked, and then host a special lunch for them
  • Take your head chef out to a school to give a talk on Scottish food, where it's sourced from and the best way to prepare it.
  • Invite the farmers and fishermen who supply your business to visit for a meal.  

The Federation can also help those of you who wish to visit a local school through the Chefs@School initiative please  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you would like to be linked to your local school. Join in Scottish Food Fortnight

 

Scottish Culinary Team - Aberdeen Event

Dinner-inviteWith only a few weeks to go until the Scottish Culinary Team compete at the Culinary Olympics why not show your support for the team whilst experiencing an Olympic level dining experience.

Hosted by The Chester Hotel, who are proud to have 2 Chefs in the the team line up, you will be able to experience first hand the cooking of Scotland's Culinary Olympians. Tickets are £35 per person and the evening starts with a glass of champagne and some canapes. To book your place please contact Kevin MacGillivray on 07762 795097

   

More than half way there for Fab 50

SUPPORT-SCTIn October 2016 Team Scotland will compete at the IKA Culinary Olympics which take place in Erfurt in Germany. We are looking for 50 fabulous companies to contribute £500 each to help us on our journey. We are relly grateful for the incredible amount of support that we have received from the industry but we still need to do more! 

There are lots of benefits for the companies supporting the initiative

Read more: More than half way there for Fab 50

   

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