Rational to host education catering seminar

The Chefs’​ Forum has teamed-up with Rational to stage an education catering seminar on 23rd June from 2pm to 4pm. This free-to-attend event is open to all school catering managers, chefs, kitchen planners and designers, and will serve to address the challenges and opportunities facing this vitally important sector of the catering industry.

Hosted by The Chefs’ Forum’s director of education Neil Rippington, this illuminating event will explore current topics affecting all elements of the education catering sector:

■ Natasha’s Law and allergens – Are you ready?
■ Technology
■ Waste reduction and sustainability
■ Tomorrow’s kitchens
■ The next generation of school chefs

Adam Knights, marketing director for Rational UK, said: “We are looking forward to the education catering seminar and are very grateful to the experts taking part. Working in partnership with The Chefs’ Forum, our goal is to provide an ongoing platform for individuals from the education catering sector, who together can make a change for improved education catering standards.”

The panel will be made up of the following experts:

Phil Rees-Jones – director of campus facilities at Cardiff University and TUCO chair
Jacquie Blake – LACA vice-chair and commercial operations manager, Nottingham City Council
Neil Porter – LACA and operations manager, BAM Construct UK
Brian Turner CBE – celebrity chef and supporter of Chefs Adopt a School
Holly Charnock – LACA School Chef of the Year and school chef at Sefton Council
Kevin Tombs – Rational

Delegates can register to attend the event by e-mailing [email protected]

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