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04/07/2012 15:07

The decision by Education Secretary Michael Gove to ask the founders of the High Street restaurant chain Leon to look into school food is cause for concern according to LACA national chair Lynda Mitchell.

Responding to the announcement today that John Vincent and Henry Dimbleby will look...

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LACA
03/07/2012 17:07

Meal prices in Derbyshire schools have been frozen for the coming academic year - despite rising food and fuel costs.
Derbyshire County Council has decided to keep meal prices at 2011/12 levels when pupils return for the new academic year in September.

It means the price for primary...

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LACA
27/06/2012 11:06

Mary Bliszczak, the training co-ordinator for Cambridgeshire Catering and Cleaning Services (CCS), was awarded an MBE, (Members of the Order of the British Empire) for services to school food in the recent Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

A spokesman for CCS said: “Through sheer dedication...

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LACA
25/06/2012 11:06

Britain’s top school chef Alison Gann, who recently won LACA’s School Chef of the Year competition, entertained a high level visitor at her school when Greg Barker, Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change, paid a visit.

Alison, who is Cook Manager at Claverham Community College in...

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LACA
22/06/2012 13:06

Students are hoping for the sweet taste of success in a cooking contest organised by Derbyshire County Council. For the second year running, the authority is staging its Student Chef of the Year awards.

Pupils from secondary schools across the county will don their chef whites to battle...

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LACA
21/06/2012 01:06

Bel Foodservice is launching a competition at the year’s LACA conference and exhibition, where two lucky Local Education Authorities will win a cookery masterclass with top chef Jean-Christophe Novelli.

Entry details can be found at the Bel Foodservice stand during the event, taking...

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LACA
19/06/2012 10:06

The Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) has welcomed the debate about school meals that has been opened up as a result of schoolgirl Martha Payne's blog.

The 'Neverseconds' blog by the nine-year-old from Lochgilphead, Argyll has put school food under the media spotlight....

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LACA
15/06/2012 01:06

The contest is looking for pupils to create a lunchtime dish with the winning meal being offered in primary schools next year.

It has been launched as part of this year’s Sussex Day festival, taking place on 16 June, which encourages people to celebrate the county’s heritage.
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LACA
15/06/2012 01:06

One in seven young people currently receiving free school meals (FSM) have said that the allowance they receive to buy a meal does not allow them to buy a full meal, a report has found.

The British Youth Council and Child Poverty Action Group’s new joint report, Going Hungry?, also...

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LACA
13/06/2012 13:06

LACA Ltd seeks to invite tenders from suitably experienced companies to develop and manage the LACA NSMW. NSMW is a licenced event owned by LACA Ltd and its prime objectives are to raise the profile of education catering and improve the uptake of meals.

NSMW can be a week long...

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