LACA National Seminar 2016

Date: Friday 11th March 2016
Venue: Stratford Manor Hotel

The LACA calendar got of to a flying start in March with our sixth National Seminar for members and associates, and this year there is the added bonus of attending on the Thursday evening to join the LACA School Chef of the Year competitors for the announcement of the result and presentation to the winner (click here to see the SCOTY winner video)

The programme was packed with interesting speakers working in and around the school food industry.  If you were unable to make the seminar the videos of the speakers and the panel debate are below along with the day's programme for reference.  Scroll to the bottom of the page to view speaker Tim Baker from Charlton Manor Primary School

Myles Bremner updates delegates on the future of the SFP and calls the industry to action

Peter McGrath talks about the future of UIFSM

James Bielby from the Federation of Wholesale Distributors talks about the wholesalers role in the education sector

Linda Cregan puts across the Children Food Trusts position on the future of UIFSM

Food for Life's Jeanette Orrey adds the thoughts of her organisation to the UIFSM debate


Orla Delargy from the LEON Foundation advises delegates on lobby the DfE and continuing to fight to retain UIFSM

The speakers take questions and debate the issues

Tim Baker, Head Teacher of Charlton Manor Primary School inspires LACA Seminar deleagates with a p[resentation on his school food service