ChefTalk is a free community with resources and an online forum for food lovers, chefs, and people interested in cooking.

The community has an online forum with 4 main sections: professional food service, cooking discussions, food & equipment reviews, and general discussions. To join is completely free and there are no requirements.

The first section of the forum address professional chefs, catering, culinary school, and culinary job opportunities. The second section focuses on recipes, pastries, and baking. The third section has cooking knives and cookbook reviews, which are very useful for chefs to make good buying decisions. The last section is where members can enjoy off-topic conversations.

Indeed, this online forum is a must for professional chefs, students, and people interested in cooking. ChefTalk allows you to connect with tens of thousands of like-minded people from all over the world to share tips and advice. Members usually use the forum to ask questions and show off their culinary creations. Additionally, the community has a blog with articles and other resources such as how-to posts, cooking terms, and recipes.

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  • Membership: Free Community
  • Year Founded: 1998
  • Founders:

    Govinda B Poojari

  • Amount of members: 83,300
  • Online Group: Yes
  • Job board: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Method: Virtual


Learn new recipes and cooking concepts:
The community shares varied recipes and useful tips to prepare them correctly. This is an opportunity to learn and enjoy new dishes. Additionally, members are constantly sharing their knowledge and advice as professional chefs.

Boost your career:
The community's online forum includes a thread for sharing job opportunities. You can also find posts related to culinary externships and internships for students.

Leverage the reviews:
Cooking is not just about food. It's also important to choose the right equipment. For this purpose, ChefTalk offers a section in which members review cooking equipment (such as knives) for others to make informed buying decisions.



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Networking Events

Members of ChefTalk interact through the community's forum. Inside, they can discuss the culinary career path, culinary school, cooking in general, and review cooking equipment. On the other hand, the general discussions section is used by new members to introduce themselves. Additionally, this space is a place to casually discuss with others and enjoy off-topic conversations.

Content Library

On the community's website, you can find different resources. For example, there are recipes and a glossary of cooking terms. On the other hand, you can also visit the community's blog. Inside, you will find articles and how-to posts to improve your technique and skills as a chef.

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