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Dressing the part: Chef attire from head to toe

We’re all familiar with traditional chef attire – the big white hat, chef jacket, apron etc. But have you ever wondered why chefs wear these garments? Are they just for show? Or do they have …

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Culinary Chef Shai brings home the bacon, once again

September brought about that time again – the famous and highly-anticipated culinary battle for the title of Unilever Junior Chef of the Year. And we were lucky to have not just one, but several of …

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heritage month

Celebrate Heritage Month with lekker braai food

It’s Heritage Month! A time of celebration and reflection – a time to come together as a nation. Many South Africans spend Heritage Month absorbing our country’s cultures, and frequent local art galleries and museums. …

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Rolling pastry, culinary careers

Culinary careers for young chefs

At 1000 Hills Chef School, we give our students a practical foundation in food preparation and service so they can build careers as professional chefs. But with so many possible culinary careers to choose from, …

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Chef hierarchy

Chef hierarchy: Understanding the pecking order in the kitchen

If you know us well, you’ll know our school’s onsite deli, which is run separately from the chef school. We’ve called it the ‘Yes Chef!” Deli. This name is significant to the culinary industry – …

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easter weekend

1000 Hills Chef School: International study options

South Africa is a hive of opportunity. If you’re from outside the country and considering this as your international study destination, you’ll be delighted by our diverse culture and friendly smiles. At 1000 Hills Chef …

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