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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

Scottish Culinary Championships 2015

FOCS Championship V3The waiting is over, we are delighted to announce the publication of the Scottish Culinary Championships 2015 brochure. With ScotHot 2015 now being part of the exciting new Signature Programme we had to look at developing the competitions to make the most of our new 2 day format. We have now included 3 areas within the competitions, the Live Theatre - showcasing your skills live infront of an audience of your peers. THe second area is Culinary Art, displaying fine technique and artistry in the cold display section, and finally the all new Skills Arena- giving you the opportunity to compete live in a non cooking environment with competitions including vegetable preparation, sushi, crab dressing and many more.

The new competition formats are being enhance by a new easy to use online entry system which will go live in the week commencing the 17th November.

Read more: Scottish Culinary Championships 2015


17 November- Scottish Chefs Conference

sccpagelogoThe 9th Annual Conference, will be held in the Thistle Hotel in Glasgow on the 17th November 2014

Once again there is a superb line up of culinary talent demonstrating to share their skills and expertise with you.Demonstrators this year will include:

Brett Graham, The Ledbury 2 Michelin star.
Alistair Birt, Head chocolatier at William Curley
Gerard Chouet, Andrew Fairlie at - Gleneagles 2 Michelin star
Michael Smith, The Three Chimneys Isle of Skye, 1 Michelin star
Philip Howard, The Square London, 2 Michelin star

With attendees expected to number around 700 chefs and student chefs it will be another excellent opportunity to meet, network and expand your knowledge and repertoire; with techniques being demonstrated by some of the most respected Chefs in the World. More info and booking


20th Anniversary Dinner - 24 November, Gleneagles


The Federation of Chefs Scotland is delighted to announce that we are holding our 20th Anniversary Dinner at the Gleneagles Hotel on the 24 November 2014.

3663 bidvest logoThe evening is sponsored by Bidvest 3663 and our keynote speaker is Anton Mossiman. The evening starts with a showcase of inspiring products from our business partners showing the lastest innovations in products and highlighting some of the best scottish produce. For more information or to book your place please click here.


AGM- 17 November 2014 5.30-7pm, Thistle Hotel Glasgow

Ian MacDonald resized"Dear Chef,  each year as a membership organisation we have an Annual General Meeting which is open to all our members and those wishing to join as members. As the President I will do an over view of the activities for the year and our Finance Dirctor Hazel Mulberry will present the years accounts. As we are a democratic organisation the AGM is also the time when the board is re-elected and we elect the new board members. We also have opportunities available for members who wish to work on our various committees such as the Culinary Committee the Training and Development Committee and our Colleges Liaison Committee. If you would like to be nominated for the board please submit your application using the form link below":

Board Application form here 

Read more: AGM- 17 November 2014 5.30-7pm, Thistle Hotel Glasgow




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