SPRINGBOARD’S FUTURECHEF CROWNS 2019 WINNER

14-year-old Jessica Mitchell from Glasgow has been announced as The Springboard Charity’s FutureChef winner for 2019. Jessica, who attends The High School of Glasgow was up against eleven other contestants for the coveted title, but she wowed the judges with her main of chicken breast with butternut squash, confit chicken leg and fondant potato, and an…

Candice Brown Advocates Apprenticeships

Candice Brown, the winner of The Great British Bake Off 2016, has spoken about how she plans to use her platform to promote apprenticeships in the hospitality industry. Candice attended the Hospitality Apprenticeship Showcase event at the House of Commons last week during National Apprenticeship Week. At the event, speakers highlighted the vast array of…

Hospitality Industry Training launch their second cookbook #madebyapprentices

Hospitality Industry Training (HIT) is the leading specialist training and apprenticeship provider for the hospitality and catering industry in the UK. They provide courses that cover all aspects of hospitality. #MadeByApprentices is the second cookbook to be produced by the students at HIT. As well as recipes there is also advice and information for parents,…

Award Success for Apprentice Chef

Thomas Martin receives his award from Nicola Thornton-Scott, Assistant principal of NPTC Group of Colleges Apprentice chef Thomas Martin, 22, was named Foundation Apprentice of the Year at the prestigious Apprenticeship Awards Cymru held at the Celtic Manor Resort, Newport on November 9.  He said “I’m absolutely elated. This award means the world to me….

Butcombe launches apprenticeship academy

Butcombe Brewery, part of Liberation Group, has launched an apprenticeship academy across its estate of 25 managed pubs in the West Country. The company has teamed up with HIT Training for the, which has been created to provide a structured development programme for team members to progress within the business while maximising the company’s Apprenticeship…

Apprenticeship Award Won by Greene King

Greene King wins apprenticeship award: Brewer and retailer Greene King has won the best apprenticeship category at the Training Journal Awards, which celebrate and recognise the best in learning and development practices. The awards, now in their 12th year, recognise the “ingenuity, creativity, passion and hard work of learning and development professionals from around the…

Cairn Group pioneers new apprenticeship programme to champion hospitality careers

Leisure operator Cairn Group has launched its own national training programme creating apprenticeships and opening up career development opportunities. Cairn Academy offers apprenticeships across the group’s UK-wide hotel portfolio for people at varying stages in their careers, along with a dedicated approach to management and leadership progression. The Academy has been developed by Cairn Group,…

Carluccio’s launches apprenticeship programme

Carluccio’s has teamed up with HIT Training to launch an apprenticeship programme across its restaurants in England. The training programme, which will support more than 80 apprentices each year, will develop and train staff to equip them with the skills to carve out a long-standing career in hospitality. The course consists of 80% learning on…

Greene King Offering Over 300 Apprenticeship Places

  Greene King is today announcing that it is recruiting for more than 300 apprenticeship opportunities, attracting school leavers and young people into the hospitality industry. These professional development opportunities are open to all those over 16 years old, providing excellent opportunities for those who receive their A-level results this week. Further roles will be going…

NORTHCOTE LEISURE GROUP LAUNCHES APPRENTICE RESTAURANT SERIES

Northcote Leisure Group is launching an apprentice restaurant series at its Cafe Northcote site in Blackburn. The company’s up-and-coming talent will showcase their skills during six pop-up evenings spread over three months. From the chefs to the front-of-house team, the project is entirely apprentice-led, offering the insight and experience of running a kitchen and restaurant…