United Kingdom Housekeepers Association (UKHA) has teamed up with Umbrella Training on a set of COVID-19 Secure Standards, designed around and exclusively for housekeeping teams across the country. The aim of the training programme is to give both consumers and the industry a recognised set of procedure and assurances, supporting the transition back to normalContinue reading United Kingdom Housekeepers Association and Umbrella Training launch set of COVID-19 Secure Standards
Calum Franklin and his sous chef at Holborn Dining Room Nokx Majozi have launched a range of savoury treats to be sold at Drings Butchers in Greenwich to raise funds for the NHS staff at Lewisham & Greenwich hospital. The range of savoury treats to be sold include pies, sausage rolls and scotch eggs andContinue reading Holborn Dining Room fundraising for NHS
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
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?
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