March 2019

LACA
22/03/2019 08:03
LACA’s School Chef of the Year winner, Steven Cross, was invited to spend the day working alongside Michelin star chef Alyn Williams.

Williams had invited Cross to join him in his signature restaurant, Alyn Williams at the Westbury in the Westbury Hotel Mayfair as part of this year’s LACA Host a School Chef, sponsored by Alaska Seafood, programme.

The programme offers school chefs across England and Wales the...

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LACA
22/03/2019 06:03
The Lead Association for Catering in Education (LACA) has revealed the first of its plans for National School Meals Week 2019, 11 – 15 November 2019.

Celebrating its Silver Jubilee last year, for 25 years LACA has worked to promote school food and the work continues as it ‘showcases’ the benefits, values and nutritional value of a ‘modern day’ school lunch.

Neil Porter, LACA Chair of Events said: “I can’t believe NSMW has now been...

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Industry
21/03/2019 06:03
Rice brand Tilda Foodservice has launched a recipe book created with the help of popular school chefs and caterers, including LACA School Chef of the Year 2018 Michael Goulston, and in partnership with school-feeding charity Mary’s Meals.

It forms part of the company’s ‘Tilda Together’ campaign and will help Mary’s Meals feed impoverished school children in 17 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe and the Caribbean.

Head of foodservice at Tilda UK, Annette Coggins, said: It’s never...

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LACA
21/03/2019 06:03
Over 30 organisations, led by school food charity School Food Matters, are calling on Department for Education (DfE) to act on its ‘promise’ to prioritise children’s health and well-being by taking a look at how schools can support children to keep themselves healthy.

With  two weeks to go before Ofsted closes its consultation on the new inspection framework the report’s authors and supporters are urging schools, parents, governors and food charities to use the consultation to push Government to deliver on its ‘promise’ of a Healthy Schools Rating Scheme....

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Industry
20/03/2019 06:03
Registration is now open for British Nutrition Foundation’s (BNF) Healthy Eating Week (10–14 June), encouraging schools and workplaces across the country to take part.

The annual event seeks to increase knowledge about healthy eating, wellbeing, physical activity, food provenance and cooking, by providing participants with relevant resources to support that year’s challenge.

For 2019, BNF has set the following five health challenges:

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