Jason Atherton


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A few years ago a mate asked me about doing some chef stages (working for free to gain different/more experiences). ‘Sure’ I said, ‘where were you thinking of?’. Needless to say he was thinking of the Fat Duck in Bray, it was number two in the Worlds 50 Best list […]

Chef stagiaires: Career progression or free labour?


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Revelations, The Caterer ~ The Full interview This week I’ve appeared in The Caterer’s Chef section after answering a tweet sent out by Managing editor Amanda Afiya, asking for chefs to take part. Despite how some chefs deride The Caterer for what it once was (ie lots of pages, but […]

Revelations, The Caterer ~ The Full interview


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2011 was a landmark year for Chefhermes.com, it’s the first full twelve month period that the blog has been going and after a long hiatus I finally moved to hosting. As with most things IT related there are the usual hiccups but nothing major. The advantage of this is that […]

2011, A year in review








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Late last night the blog received several messages concerning Gordon Ramsay operations. The bad new first, it  appears that highly rated chef, Josh Emett has been allegedly relieved of his duties, along with his immediate superior, an un-named General Manager. At the time of writing this, details were a bit […]

More turbulence for Gordon Ramsay?


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Well, here it is, our 100th post on the Chef Hermes blog. After spotting a niche in the blogosphere on the 21st February 2010 the first post emerged. To say that month’s figures were disappointing is a mild understatement, at the end of the month the blog had just 30 […]

Our Review of 2010 & the landmark 100th post.