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Industry
01/11/2012 10:11
The Edinburgh New Town Cookery School has scooped the UK Cookery School of the Year Award.

“Edinburgh is a lucky city to have such a fine cookery school,” said Nick Wyke, founder of Looking to Cook. “Fiona Burrell brings a depth of experience to a smart...

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LACA
31/10/2012 10:10

Pupils and parents from a Welsh comprehensive school will get to spend time together learning about food and nutrition after winning first prize in the Local Authority Caterers Association’s (LACA) National School Meals Week free prize draw sponsored by Bernard Matthews Foodservice.

Ysgol...

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LACA
29/10/2012 16:10

A review of a school meal was included in The Times Magazine on Saturday 27 October 2012. The review was written by restaurant critic Giles Coren, who had been invited to Carshalton Boys Sports College for school lunch by Leon restaurant co-founder, Henry Dimbleby. Henry and fellow co-founder...

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Industry
24/10/2012 13:10

A new website has gone live that publicises the work taking place to improve the quality of school meals and encourage pupils to eat more healthily.

Hosted by the Department for Education, it is the brainchild of Leon restaurant chain co-founders John Vincent and Henry Dimbleby, the pair...

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Industry
19/10/2012 13:10

The Food for Life Partnership (FFLP) is inviting our schools and caterers to take part in the third National Roast Dinner Day on November 14. To get involved all you need to do is serve a locally sourced or organic roast dinner, followed by seasonal crumble.

A Food for Life spokesman said...

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Industry
19/10/2012 10:10

Nine-year-old schoolgirl blogger Martha Payne, whose online photographic chronicle of her school lunches generated such publicity earlier this year, has been honoured at the 2012 Observer Food Monthly Awards.

Called NeverSeconds, the blog was started by the Scottish pupil to raise money...

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Industry
18/10/2012 01:10

Sadie Holloway, catering manager at education catering contractors Alliance in Partnership (AiP), has been promoted to the new area manager.

Holloway has always been passionate about food and has been with AiP since 2007 as the catering manager at King Edward VI Five Ways school in...

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LACA
12/10/2012 11:10

LACA National Chair Anne Bull has been invited to join a School Food Plan Expert Panel that will meet for the first time today to discuss the School Food Action Plan being drawn up by the co-founders of the Leon restaurant chain.

John Vincent and Henry Dimbleby have responded to Education...

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LACA
09/10/2012 12:10

New School Premises (England) Regulations 2012 have been introduced this year and feature changes to the requirements for schools to provide adequate facilities for the preparation and serving of food and drinks for pupils.

In the previous Standards for School Premises (1999), the...

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Industry
05/10/2012 12:10

Sharwood’s, one of the ‘Power Brands’ from LACA Partner Premier Foods, has been introduced through the supplier's Foodservice Division, into a new high school in The London Borough of Barking & Dagenham.

Mark Taylor, foodservice customer controller at Premier Foods, said he was...

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