Nick Smith is not only the newly crowned Craft Guild of Chefs National Chef of the Year, he is also the second chef from the contract catering sector to win the title in the competition’s 48-year history.
Contract caterers went from feeding buildings full of people to grappling with reduced work and earnings as well as job losses — all in a matter of weeks. Nevertheless, the sector believes that despite the challenges, there is hope through innovation and flexibility. Bradford Keen reports.
The hospitality sector is prepared for the further restrictions that have been introduced as a result of the mounting threat of a second wave outbreak of the coronavirus, according to some figures in the industry.