Skills & Training
School of life: Meet the colleges bucking the downward trend
College restaurants are under pressure, tasked with meeting students’ educational demands while dealing with a lack of funds. Yet three colleges seem to have found an answer, and it lies in thinking more commercially, having students effectively run a catering business and charging the dining public for their efforts, giving[...]"
Viewpoint: Stepping up to the challenge
Despite the increased focus on apprenticeships since the introduction of the apprenticeship levy, uptake of hospitality qualifications has declined. Jill Whittaker explains
Cameron House launches chef apprenticeship programme
Luxury resort Cameron House on Loch Lomond has launched a chef apprenticeship programme to offer young people hands-on work experience and hospitality qualification.
Check into Hospitality: Careers Guide 2020
Check into Hospitality is a comprehensive career guide to the varied roles available in hotels, restaurants, foodservice, pubs and bars. With comments from students, apprentices and young managers, the accessible guide illustrates how it’s possible to forge a rewarding and exciting career in hospitality. Leading operators offering a variety of[...]"
Oxford Brookes University accused of 'cynical misrepresentation of the truth' over restaurant closure
Oxford Brookes University has been accused of putting forward a “cynical misrepresentation of the truth” in its defence of closing the School of Hospitality Management’s on-site restaurant.
Give chefs the chance to express their skills for happier workplace, says new research
Research by The Caterer and Searcys has found that when chefs are given the chance to express their skills, they are happier and more likely to stay for longer. Elly Earls investigates