Masterchef winner Simon Wood to host virtual chef event for prospective students

07 July 2020 by
Masterchef winner Simon Wood to host virtual chef event for prospective students

Simon Wood of Woods Restaurant in Manchester is taking part in 'Couch to College', an initiative by Manchester College for prospective hospitality students.

The 2015 Masterchef winner, will be recording a cookery demo and hosting an interactive quiz and Q&A session with college lecturers and students.

Wood is patron of the Chefs Forum Academy at the Manchester College,, which sees top chefs coming into the college on a weekly basis to deliver guest lecturers to students.

Woods said: "I am delighted to have been asked to participate in this virtual event. It just shows how the college is adapting to the ‘new normal', while continuing to promote its fantastic facilities and courses offered at the college.

"I look forward to welcoming students back into my restaurant once restrictions are lifted and, in the meantime, I am so grateful to be able to help inspire budding young chefs and hospitality professionals to join our fantastic industry."

The ‘Couch to College' event takes place on 15 July from 1pm-2.30pm. Any potential students wishing to participate can register here


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