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LACA
25/11/2011 10:11

Jamie Oliver has voiced his concerns for the future of school meals and their nutritional standards, calling the Conservatives “very clever” for introducing free schools, an extension of the academy programme.

Like academies, they are not run by local authorities. As a result they are...

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Industry
25/11/2011 00:11

The Elior Chef School involves interactive workshops held under the instruction of its senior chef team and renowned industry chefs, including Anton Edelman, and combines practical experience with traditional learning.

Each month students cover different topics, from butchery...

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Industry
25/11/2011 00:11

A new British Heart Foundation survey has unveiled statistics that nearly one in three UK children eat sweets, chocolate and crisps three or more times a day, while almost nine in ten children surveyed (88%) were not eating their recommended five portions of fruit and veg every day....

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LACA
23/11/2011 12:11

School meals champion Jeanette Orrey, the Nottinghamshire dinner lady who inspired Jamie Oliver’s school meals campaign, has presented the silver Food for Life catering mark to Plymouth City Council’s Education Catering Service.

The award was earned by the service for the healthy,...

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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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