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02/11/2016 14:11

Members of Parliament enjoyed a hot school meal this lunchtime at LACA’s (Lead Association for CAtering in Education) event held today in Parliament as part of National School Meals Week. Over 20 MPs dropped in for a taster of a meal that would be available to pupils across the country at...

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LACA
02/11/2016 13:11

LACA’s National School Meals Week began on Monday with a day at the Senedd in Cardiff where eight school chefs spent the day in the kitchen. Activities are taking place all week and LACA is inviting schools, operators and school chefs to share a piece of the action on Twitter using #...

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LACA
27/10/2016 14:10

Christine Parr, Cook in Charge at Warmsworth Primary school, finalist in the recent Big School Bake Off joined Banqueting Manager Andrea Swaby at Doncaster Mansion House last week to assist with 153 afternoon teas.

Doncaster Mansion House is one of only 3 in the country, the others being...

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LACA
26/10/2016 13:10

With one hundred competitors having registered to take part in the 2017 competition, organisers say the quest to find the next LACA School Chef of the Year has got off to a great start.

This year’s competition structure has undergone a number of improvements, including refinements to...

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LACA
20/10/2016 12:10

National School Meals Week – Resources/Shop

Are you ready for NSMW 2016. LACA have provided plenty of free resources on the NSMW website. Just go on, download and feel free to use as you see fit. If you require a bulk order, please complete the attached form and return via email or give us a call to place your order – prices subject to quantities required.

National School Meals Week – #COOKEDITMYSELFIE 
 

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LACA
20/10/2016 12:10

Sally Shadrack, LACA chair, has called for school cooks to take the opportunity of being a part of a special National School Meals Week (NSMW) event at the Senedd in Wales.

As part of the ongoing activities surrounding NSMW, this year running from 31st October – 4th November, LACA has...

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LACA
19/10/2016 11:10

Pupils from Swindon’s Haydonleigh Primary School visited the Houses of Parliament on October 14th as part of their prize for winning the LACA/DfE School Food Achievement Award at the LACA Awards for Excellence 2016.

Catering manager Karen McFadyen, headteacher Mrs Billinge, and deputy...

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LACA
10/10/2016 15:10

Sharon Hodgson, MP for Washington and Sunderland West, and Roberta Blackman-Woods, MP for City of Durham, have invited a school chef each from their local areas to visit Parliament and cook for politicians as part of LACA’s (Lead Association for CAtering in Education) National School Meals Week...

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LACA
30/09/2016 15:09

Tuesday 20th September 2016, saw the 'house full' signs go up at the Welsh Assembly’s iconic Pierhead Building where LACA’s National School Meals Week launched this year’s activity with a celebration of all that is great about school food in Wales.

Sponsored by Wrexham constituency...

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LACA
29/09/2016 11:09

The shortlist of the seventh LACA Welsh region Recognition of Excellence Awards has been announced.

The awards celebrate and recognise the outstanding achievements in education catering in Wales and will be presented at the Vale Resort Hotel in the Vale of Glamorgan on October 20th....

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