July 2018

Industry
31/07/2018 07:07
Plymouth-based school meal provider CATERed is handing out free lunches to children across the city this summer, as part of its annual ‘Big Summer Food Tour.’

A not-for-profit organisation, CATERed will be providing children with free bagged lunches in a bid to ‘feed ambitions’ and children have ‘full stomachs and the energy needed to achieve in life.’

Kicking off today (31 July), the initiative is now in its fourth year and is expected to be ‘...

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Industry
31/07/2018 07:07
The hospitality and catering industry came together this month to celebrate the winners of the first ever Chef Mentor Awards - part of the H&C Expo.

Recognising individuals who have “trained, nurtured and inspired chefs in kitchens across the UK,” the awards were open to education, catering, restaurant and hotel establishments across the country.

The full list of winners is as below:

  • Best School Chef Mentor
  • ...
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Industry
30/07/2018 07:07
Designed to combat hunger, physical inactivity and social isolation across Hertfordshire this summer holiday, the Herts Sports and Physical Activity Partnership (HSP) has extended its Fit, Fed and Read programme.

Drawing inspiration from national StreetGames initiative, Fit and Fed, HSP piloted its own programme ‘Fit, Fed and Read’ at Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield fire stations in Easter.

Its success has led it to expand the scheme to a further four fire stations - from two to six – for four...

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Industry
27/07/2018 07:07
A new programme is launching in time for the summer holidays to provide low-income families with ‘free healthy food and enrichment activities.’

Founded by Family Action, ‘Families, Food and Fun’ (FFF) will be supported by the charity Magic Breakfast and Brakes’ Meals & More programme. Funding will come from the Department for Education (DfE).

The initiative comes as schools close for the summer, recognising that the loss of...

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Industry
26/07/2018 10:07
Northumbria University will teach the public about healthy eating this summer (3-4 August), in partnership with education caterer Chartwells (part of Compass).

Among the line-up is Chartwells’ culinary director, Rob Kennedy - former executive chef at Sandhurst military academy and winner of the Craft Guild of Chefs 2016 Competition Chef Award.

‘Keen to share the benefits of good food,’ Kennedy will join university staff and other chefs at the...

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