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27/06/2012 01:06

Julia Hall, a catering manager at a performing arts school in Nottingham, is the latest winner of the Pritchitts monthly Magic Number prize draw, bagging herself a brand new iPad.

Hall discovered her magic number on a catering pack of Pritchitts Viva Milk – the education sector’s...

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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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Industry
22/06/2012 10:06

Tim Fletcher, head chef at Beechen Cliff School, Bath has been presented with one of the most prestigious awards in a national catering competition.

His triumph came in the BPEX Foodservice Pork Product of the Year competition 2012, which recognises quality pork products and dishes that...

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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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