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Knorr 1838


Helping to encourage and grow chef talent has always been an important part of Knorr, from a young chef’s first day at college through to their first day on their first job – and for many years beyond.

We continue to be hugely passionate about ensuring chefs are equipped with the support they need, from recipe inspiration to advice in managing allergens – all backed by insight-driven product solutions which are fit for purpose across every sector and at every level.

At Knorr we are proud to have been by the side of culinary professionals throughout the world since 1838 where we celebrate a diverse and international industry full of talent, of all generations.

Remember your first day? Watch the story and join in the conversation on Facebook.

Supporting National Chef of the Year and Young National Chef of the Year for over 30 years

We have been speaking exclusively to two previous winners of National Chef of the Year, plus a previous winner of Young National Chef of the Year, which Knorr has been supporting for over 30 years in partnership with The Craft Guild of Chefs.

Check out the conversations below and get an insight into the unique careers of Frederick Forster, Hayden Groves and Ruth Hansom.

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Episode 1: Where it all began.

Knorr 180 Interview: Where It Began


See how the careers of three NCOTY winners kicked off and get an insight into their challenges and dreams.

Episode 2: First real job.

Knorr 180 Interview: First Job


We have all been there and if you haven't it will soon be your turn. Find out what Hayden, Frederick and Ruth thought about their first jobs.

Episode 3: Entering National Chef of the Year

Knorr 180 Interview: Entering National Chef Of The Year


Listen to past winner's and their not always straight paths to success.

Episode 4: Winning National Chef of the Year.

Knorr 180 Interview: Winning National Chef Of The Year


What did it take to win National Chef of the Year? Listen to the stories to find out.

Episode 5: A changing industry.

Knorr 180 Interview: Industry Changes


Frederick, Hayden and Ruth speak about how the industry changed over the years. Do you agree?

Episode 6: A sustainable future.

Knorr 180 Interview: Sustainability


Sustainability is key for success, and as chefs we have to adapt. Find out more in the video.

Episode 7: Chefs and their knives.

Knorr 180 Interview: Knives


NCOTY winners reveal their thoughts on knives and their favourite ones.

To celebrate Knorr turning 180 years old, you have the opportunity to collect codes on stickered packs of Knorr Paste Bouillon and Knorr Jelly Bouillon to redeem Global Knives until the end of July*.

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Terms and conditions:

*Open to UK and ROI bona fide caterers and chefs aged 18+ who are members of the UFS Chef Rewards programme. Collect promotional codes on stickered packs of KNORR Professional Jelly Bouillon 800g and KNORR Paste Bouillon 40L (ROI) or 1KG (UK) to redeem selected Global knives via UFS Chef Rewards. To submit the promotional codes, go to www.ufschefrewards.com/knorrknives, sign up or login to your account. Fill in all required fields and submit your details. Knives will be delivered to addresses in the UK and ROI within 28 days of submitting the completed form on the promotional page. Promotion opens at 00:01 BST on 01.05.2018 and closes at 23:59 GMT on 31.07.2018. Maximum of six knives per UFS Chef Rewards Member. Knives are subject to availability. Visit www.ufschefrewards.com/knorrknives for full terms and conditions.



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