Purple Umbrella Award Winners Announced

The Pig’s Fu Jian Ting and New Forest Hotels’ Chloe Lancaster were named as joint winners of the top Purple Umbrella Award at a ceremony held at the Savoy in London. The awards celebrate Umbrella Training’s apprentices and crown their apprentice of the year who has stood out during their time within their apprenticeship, whilstContinue reading Purple Umbrella Award Winners Announced

MICHEL ROUX OBE – How ‘British gastronomy’s greatest modern champion’ changed the world of hospitality?

After hearing the deeply saddening news of Michel Roux’s death, the industry and nation have been paying tribute to the chef that changed the face of hospitality in the UK. How did it all begin? Michel Roux developed his passion for food by helping his mother in the kitchen. At 14, he became an apprenticeContinue reading MICHEL ROUX OBE – How ‘British gastronomy’s greatest modern champion’ changed the world of hospitality?

Knives Against Knives project launches to get youngsters at risk of knife crime off streets and into kitchens

A new project ‘Knives Against Knives’ has recently launched with the aim to help young people at risk of knife crime off the streets of London and into kitchens. The brainchild of Ali Dickinson and Jack Walker, Creative Directors at ‘Who Wot Why’ along with Bridie Scriven, the project will launch a charity cookbook withContinue reading Knives Against Knives project launches to get youngsters at risk of knife crime off streets and into kitchens

Deltic Group extends chef apprenticeship scheme

Deltic Group, leading late-night operator has introduced a new apprenticeship programme for aspiring chefs. The company, which currently employs over 1,800 people between the age of 16-25, first launched its apprenticeship programme in 2017, in partnership with HIT Training. This programme was aimed at front of house roles, namely managers and supervisors. This year, DelticContinue reading Deltic Group extends chef apprenticeship scheme

Hospitality Industry gathers in the House of Commons for annual Apprenticeship Showcase

Last week, the hospitality industry gathered in the House of Commons for its fourth Hospitality Apprenticeship Showcase to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week. A wide range of companies including Stonegate Pub Company, Tennent Caledonian Brewery, UK Hospitality, Fuller’s, Greene King, HIT Training, Pizza Express, Yo Sushi, Marriott Hotels, The Deltic Group, Martston’s, Mitchells & Butlers, UmbrellaContinue reading Hospitality Industry gathers in the House of Commons for annual Apprenticeship Showcase