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Category: The Food Industry

Alumni

Alumni Stories: Katja Tausig

Leiths graduate Katja Tausig must have one of the most coveted jobs in the business – that of recipe developer at Ottolenghi Test Kitchen. We spoke to Katja about her unusual career path and how it helped her get her dream job.

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Alumni

Alumni Stories: Sandy Jarvis and Bavette

Leiths graduate Sandy Jarvis (ex Culpeper, Terroirs, Racine) and his sommelier husband Clément Cousin (Brawn, the Buxton) open their neighbourhood bistro Bavette in Horsforth, Leeds in February 2024. Here, Sandy tells us how an encounter with fellow Leiths alumnus Henry Harris decided the course of his career.

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Culinary Training for Gap Years: George Dyer, Ski Famille

George Dyer is executive chef and area manager with Ski Famille, a family ski holiday specialist with chalets in the French Alps. Here he explains why a ski season is the perfect job opportunity for any chef at the start of their career and why a Leiths qualification puts candidates on the front of the queue.

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Alumni Stories: Joshua Hunter and Hawthorn

Leiths Diploma graduate Joshua Hunter has had a varied career working at such restaurants as Murano, Kitchen W8, and La Trompette and as a private chef for Tom Cruise and the Beckhams. He now runs Joshua Hunter at Holland & Holland shooting grounds and is the chef patron of new restaurant Hawthorn. We spoke to Joshua about his latest project.

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Make A Difference This Volunteers Week

Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the contribution millions of people make across the UK through volunteering. Here are just some of the charities and social enterprises where your skills, be they in cooking, organising, hosting or fundraising, could be of service.

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An Interview With: Thom Elliot of Pizza Pilgrims

Thom Elliot is co-founder of Pizza Pilgrims with his brother James. Before launching Pizza Pilgrims in 2013, they undertook a six-week pizza pilgrimage to Italy to learn all they could about pizza. They now have branches across London and in Brighton, Nottingham, Cambridge and Oxford. We spoke to Thom about all things pizza.

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