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Industry
31/01/2013 12:01

Chartwells’ School catering manager, Dalila Christopher, has become the first chef to book a place in the national final of LACA’s School Chef of the Year by winning the competitions London regional final.

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LACA
30/01/2013 09:01

School provider Innovate Services has launched a special six-week promotion across all of its 75 secondary schools, academies and college restaurants this week, introducing four new product ranges to its Simply Fantastico Italian offering - all designed by the popular Italian chef Gino D’Acampo...

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LACA
28/01/2013 15:01

The Craft Guild of Chefs has joined forces with LACA to open up its successful Family Food Appreciation workshops to even more British schools.

The workshops, which see professional chefs going into schools to teach children and parents cooking skills, were launched in 2010 but, until now...

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Industry
25/01/2013 19:01

The role of childcare providers, schools and community groups in reducing the impact of food poverty on children will be the focus of the Children’s Food Trust’s second Children’s Food Conference later this spring.

School food reviewer Henry Dimbleby, Observer food writer Jay Rayner and...

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Industry
24/01/2013 09:01
Caterers Alliance in Partnership (AiP) served over 25,000 Christmas dinners in schools across their portfolio, generating a £80,000 turnover in the run up to the festive period.

AiP's Christmas dinners are packed full of protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and...

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LACA
18/01/2013 15:01

School caterers always take a highly responsible attitude where the health of children is concerned but, like retailers and the general public, they are just as dependent upon producers maintaining strict quality control standards and taking their responsibilities to protect public health very...

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Industry
17/01/2013 15:01

Around 12,000 Blackpool primary school pupils are this term able to benefit from a pilot scheme launched by the local authority that offers every four to 11-year-old in the town a free breakfast.

Pupils at all the town’s primary schools are now provided with a range of healthy options for...

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LACA
17/01/2013 15:01

The first regional heat of LACA’s 2013 School Chef of the Year (SCoTY) competition has taken place, with Dalila Christopher being named the winner of the London Region heat and claiming the first spot in the final.

Dalila works for contractor Chartwells, part of the Compass Group, at St...

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LACA
17/01/2013 12:01

Pupils from All Saints Secondary celebrated the launch of the new Fuel Zone reward scheme this week that promotes the importance of eating healthily.

Glasgow City Council’s school catering providers, Cordia (Services) LLP, has reviewed its points scheme to encourage pupils to eat more...

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LACA
15/01/2013 12:01

Over 40 top school chefs from across Britain will compete over the next few months for the title of LACA School Chef of the Year 2013. The competition is run by LACA (Local Authority Caterers Association) and is sponsored by MAGGI from Nestlé Professional.

Ten Regional Finals take place...

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