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LACA
23/11/2011 11:11

Following the success of the Middle Managers training in partnership with Kendal College and the Institute of Hospitality, LACA is seeking applications for the 2012 programme.

It will start in late January and run until early July 2012 to complete the full qualification at Level 3....

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LACA
21/11/2011 00:11

The London Boroughs of Islington and Richmond-upon-Thames have been praised for “inspiring food leadership” for their work to promote healthy and sustainable food, in an audit of local authority food-related activities published today.

These two London boroughs are supporting...

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LACA
16/11/2011 00:11

Public and private education caterers Alliance in Partnership (AiP) has secured a five year contract with their very first school in the Bedfordshire region.

Harlington Upper School in Dunstable is a foundation school, providing education to almost 1360 pupils aged 13 to 18...

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LACA
15/11/2011 16:11

Crondall Primary, a Food for Life Partnership school in Hampshire, has scooped the School Catering Award at the prestigious Education Business Award ceremony.

On presenting the award to headteacher Megan Robinson,  Moira Stewart OBE said: “I think our future is in safe hands.”
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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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LACA
08/11/2011 00:11

Independent Catering of Sevenoaks has seen the take up of meals increase by up to 50% at the schools it supplies across Kent and Surrey.

With the introduction of a new interactive cashless payment system (SQUID), the company is expecting to see a further rise in the number of...

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LACA
07/11/2011 08:11

Research conducted by LACA and ParentPay, published at the start of National School Meals Week 2011, shows that after six years of funding to improve standards, 89% of parents are satisfied with their child’s school meals.

More than 10,000 parents were questioned in...

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LACA
07/11/2011 00:11

Catering provider Cordia has launched Glasgow’s first in-school cafe for pupils at Knightswood Secondary.

Named the Scholars' Cafe following a pupil competition at the west end-based secondary, the latest edition to Cordia's school catering facilities was officially opened by...

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LACA
03/11/2011 16:11

Catering website Love British Food is joining forces with London Olympics organisers to run Love British Food Family Feasts in Sure Start Children's Centres in disadvantaged areas of the country.

And they’re looking for school chefs prepared to volunteer their time and skills for the...

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