Why Chefs Helping Chefs?
Today’s travelers are more educated than ever before. Television and media have taken their cameras to the kitchens and celebrity chefs are placing restaurants and their food preparation and handling techniques in the spotlight.
Chefs Helping Chefs, LLC officially started in 2008, however our name has been used since 2003 when Chef Jeff Rotz began assisting cooks and chefs in their initial ACF Certification and continuing education training.
To date, Chefs Helping Chefs, LLC has trained over 3500 Food and Beverage Team Members at over 50 Hotels and Resorts throughout the Southeast United States, Mexico and the Caribbean. The team of Chef’s Helping Chef’s is a dedicated group of individuals with various levels of experience and certification to bring you the latest information and developments within the hospitality industry. Each member of our team has no less than 15 years each of experience in the Hospitality industry. All of our team members regularly attend conventions, meetings and trainings to continuously upgrade our education and services that we offer. It is in this way that we are able to guarantee your staff will be given the most up to date information and guidelines as set forth amongst the hospitality industry. We aim to keep your staff educated and aware of vital components necessary for a successful food service establishment.
In 2012, Chefs Helping Chefs expanded its business to Saudi Arabia and in 2015 we expanded to Mexico. Currently, Chefs Helping Chefs has partnered with the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association to uplift and celebrate the Chefs and the cuisine of the West Indies. By implementing a “Train the Trainer Program” which develops the structures for educators to better prepare their students for ACF and WACS Certification, Chef’s Helping Chef’s, LLC has been able to promote hospitality training and certification for Food and Beverage Team Members throughout the entire Caribbean. These programs will help to increase the morale of the individuals by training them to international standards and raise the culinarian to a higher level while also increasing their employability. This is an exciting time for our company; The opportunity to share our knowledge and experience throughout the world.
It is vital that your staff is educated in safe food handling procedures not only for the safety of the guests but of course for the image you want to project to those “aware and educated” travelers. A simple framed certificate of completion for a food safety course hanging on the wall is sure to be noticed, and appreciated, by your guests.
Development of your food and beverage team is critical to attaining and maintaining high ratings in the travel industry. Awareness and education is the way to get there. Today, Chef’s Helping Chef’s can provide training for your entire hospitality team. Our team of professionals are able to cover everything from food safety and hygiene to menu development, cost control and customer service. With each visit, the property’s training plan is individually planned to meet the needs of your establishment. See our service page for a detailed listing. Chef Jeff Rotz and his team will be with you every step of the way.