Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

Hereford School wins Tilda Together Competition

18 October 2017 by
Hereford School wins Tilda Together Competition

A secondary school in Peterchurch, Hereford has been crowned winner of the Tilda Together Competition.

The school won £500, a nutritional talk with cooking demo plus a sports day hosted by international athlete Jess Coulson courtesy of Tilda.

Emily Bevan, food and nutrition teacher at Fairfield High School said: "We were absolutely over the moon when we found out we had won, the kids were so excited to have athlete Jess Coulson helping with the sports day. It's great for the school as we think it's crucial for kids to be educated about the importance of nutrition and exercise.

"The day itself couldn't have gone any better, the kids were surprised to learn that rice is a healthy carb so I think Tilda has already recruited some new rice lovers. Everybody enjoyed the sports day with British Half Marathon Champion 2015 and English 10,000m Champion 2015 Jess Coulson, she took them through some running tips as well as warm up and cool down exercises."

Craig Dillon, head of foodservice at Tilda, was also in attendance and said of the event: "It was great to see the kids getting so much out of the day. Our nutritionist, Dr Sarah Schenker, gave an informal talk on 'Understanding the Glycaemic Index', alongside a fun cooking session using Tilda Brown & White Rice to showcase just how easy it can be to bring taste and nutrition together in dishes that offer genuine goodness.

"There was a real synergy between the Tilda Together competition and what Fairfield High School is achieving in terms of educating its students about the importance of healthy eating while also increasing activity levels. It was a pleasure to award them with a Tilda Together School Sports Day."

Tilda Chef of the Year returns with study tour to Italy >>

Lee Warren crowned Tilda Chef of the Year 2016 >>

School caterers urged to enter Tilda Together School Sports Day Competition >>

Videos from The Caterer archives

Are you looking for a new role? See all the current hospitality vacancies available with The Caterer Jobs

The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

close

Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking