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01/02/2012 00:02

The Guild of Food Writers has announced details of its annual cookery competition - CookIt! - and is now searching for young cooks across the country to take part.

First prize is a week's family holiday in Cornwall and the winning child's school will win £100 worth of book...

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Industry
10/01/2012 16:01

LACA administrator Vic Laws has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List ‘for services to the UK hospitality sector’.

LACA chair Lynda Mitchell describes the award as “very well deserved”.

Vic, who has helped train prisoners and publicise the work of the ground-breaking...

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Industry
05/01/2012 00:01

Sir Michael Marmot and Dame Clare Tickell are to head a line-up of speakers on why better food for children is at the heart of improving public health, at a new conference to be held in March.

The chairs of 'Fair Society, Healthy Lives' and 'The Early Years: Foundations for...

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Industry
16/12/2011 11:12

The Craft Guild of Chefs (CGC) has announced another top industry brand has agreed to get behind its Cooking As A Family workshops, with Bernard Matthews Foodservice now the latest company to lend its support to the scheme.

The events, which were trialled earlier in the year, see Craft...

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Industry
05/12/2011 00:12

Top chef Brian Turner is presenting the Gold and Silver Food for Life Partnership Awards to 19 schools from across the country on Wednesday (7 December) for their commitment to transforming school food culture.

The awarded schools are:

Gold
Chestnuts Primary School,...

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Industry
02/12/2011 00:12

Sodexo, a leading provider of onsite service solutions, has teamed up with Rocket Gardens to provide schools across the country with grow-your-own kitchen gardens.

As part of Rocket Gardens’ ‘Dig for the Future’ project, which encourages schools to get children growing organic...

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Industry
25/11/2011 00:11

The Elior Chef School involves interactive workshops held under the instruction of its senior chef team and renowned industry chefs, including Anton Edelman, and combines practical experience with traditional learning.

Each month students cover different topics, from butchery...

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Industry
25/11/2011 00:11

A new British Heart Foundation survey has unveiled statistics that nearly one in three UK children eat sweets, chocolate and crisps three or more times a day, while almost nine in ten children surveyed (88%) were not eating their recommended five portions of fruit and veg every day....

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Industry
09/11/2011 06:11

Tim Blowers, LACA’s vice chair and head of Derbyshire catering services, visited Darley Dale Primary School for a fish finger cooking demonstration as part of National School Meals Week.

On Thursday Blowers was joined by 11 pupils as he demonstrated how to make fish

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Industry
31/10/2011 00:10

The Real Bread Campaign is working on an initiative to encourage more public sector canteens to put Real Bread on The Menu.

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