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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

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
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
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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LACA
12/06/2012 12:06

Of the £6 million Nottinghamshire County Council spends each year on food for schools, around a third goes to local suppliers or those based less than 50 miles away.

This translates into around three quarters of the food on the plate of an average school dinner in the county.

Andy...

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LACA
07/06/2012 12:06

Judges have announced the shortlist of nominations for LACA’s Awards for Excellence. The winners will be named on July 12th at the Gala Dinner during the conference and exhibition in Birmingham.

They are:

LACA Catering Business of the Year, sponsored by Hobart (UK)...

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LACA
28/05/2012 10:05

Bernard Matthews Foodservice and its Big Green Tick range will be lauding the benefits of a traditional British turkey roast as sponsor of Get Traditional Day in National School Meals Week (NSMW) 2012.

Its new British turkey products for creating roasts will also be showcased on November...

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