November 2017

LACA marathon National School Meals Week
22/11/2017 12:11
The finale of this year’s Autumn Seminar at Chesford Grange on November 17th, was the arrival of the runners completing the final leg of the National School Meals Week (NSMW) marathon event.

NSMW support team member Karen Robinson led home a group of schoolchildren and LACA members who joined her for the final run-in to complete her ‘five marathons in five days’ effort to promote school meals.

The group ran right into the seminar room and took to the stage, as delegates...

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22/11/2017 09:11
Primary school students from across Warwickshire were treated to a locally sourced Sunday roast on 15 November as part of Food For Life's Roast Dinner Day, run in conjunction with LACA's National School Meals Week (NSMW).

The school caterer for the region, Educaterers, laid on meals for the 125,000 pupils it serves across the county, giving them the choice of a

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16/11/2017 07:11
Karen Robinson made it past the halfway point of her LACA National School Meals Week (NSMW) marathon run yesterday as she passed through Highfield High School in Letchworth Garden City and Barneby Road Academy in Newark.

Robinson, who is running five marathons in five days powered only by school meals, travelled through the Wales, South West, South East and London regions over Monday and Tuesday.

She was joined on her run yesterday by Stuart Clarke, head of operations for Hertfordshire Catering Ltd,...

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15/11/2017 12:11
Finalists for the Yorkshire and Humberside region have been announced as the race to be crowned LACA School Chef of the Year 2018 heats up.

The four finalists will compete at Doncaster College on 22 November in a bid to make it through to the national finals.

Each entrant is required to produce a healthy, balanced two-course meal comprising of a main course and dessert that would appeal to eleven-year-olds in school.  ...

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15/11/2017 07:11
Educaterers, a provider of school meals across Warwickshire, has created a new website showcasing its services.

The caterer, launched in September 2017 as a Local Authority Traded Company by Warwickshire County Council, has used the new platform to tell the story behind the sourcing of its ingredients.

Suppliers included in the 'food story' include UK Food Hall, Total Produce, Yeo Valley, Blakemore...

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