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Students and apprentices join star-studded kitchen staff at Chef's Forum event hosted by UCB.

Students and apprentices join star-studded kitchen staff at Chef's Forum event hosted by UCB.

A group of Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA) apprentices and Level 3 Hospitality with Events students joined forces yesterday for The Chef's Forum Birmingham and Midlands Lunch – a pay-as-you-feel event for top chefs and influencers across the region raising £1500 for the forum's educational foundation.

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Schoolgirl Jo wins chance to shadow TV chef as UCB Young Chef of the Year

Schoolgirl Jo wins chance to shadow TV chef as UCB Young Chef of the Year

Schoolgirl Jo Dainton has won the chance to shadow a Michelin-starred TV chef after being crowned winner of UCB's Young Chef of the Year 2018 competition.

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Celebrity hair and make-up artist assisted by UCB students on hit BBC comedy

Celebrity hair and make-up artist assisted by UCB students on hit BBC comedy

Celebrity hair and make-up artist Alyn Waterman was assisted by UCB students on a new hit BBC comedy, he has revealed ahead of his guest appearance at this week's college open day.

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Placement life's a peach for students Emma and Hannah

Placement life's a peach for students Emma and Hannah

Culinary Arts Management students Emma Davies and Hannah Smith chose an unconventional route when it came to their placement year, opting away from the traditional restaurant scene in favour of respected gastropub company Peach Pubs.

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UCB and NEC catering arm combat skills shortage in apprenticeship deal

UCB and NEC catering arm combat skills shortage in apprenticeship deal

University College Birmingham has struck a forward-thinking apprenticeship deal with the NEC Group's contract catering arm to help combat the industry's shortage of skilled chefs.

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Four alumni return to find UCB transformed - 49 years after graduating

Four alumni return to find UCB transformed - 49 years after graduating

After graduating UCB in 1978, Mike Coombs and Mike Butler kept in touch via yearly Christmas cards. Last year, they managed to track down two more ex-classmates over the internet – over five decades since they all first started their Higher National Diplomas in 1975. The four graduates returned to Birmingham for a tour of the University and were bowled over by their alma mater's transformation.

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Call for students to nominate inspirational educators at UCB

Call for students to nominate inspirational educators at UCB

Has a lecturer or academic support worker inspired you to push for a higher grade – or encouraged you to keep going when you doubted your ability?

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Culinary arts graduate Lurita returns to UCB with class of her own

Culinary arts graduate Lurita returns to UCB with class of her own

It was a blast from the past for former Culinary Arts Management student Lurita Carr, whose first visit to UCB since graduating was also her very first school trip as a newly-qualified teacher.

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CAM students take to the streets with high-profile book launch

CAM students take to the streets with high-profile book launch

A group of Culinary Arts Management students have wowed scores of glamorous guests with their launch of Trusted, a book on business and image by enterprise consultants Lyn Bromley and Donna Whitbrook.

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Nathan nails chance to represent UK in prestigious Bocuse d'Or

Nathan nails chance to represent UK in prestigious Bocuse d'Or

UCB's College of Food is brimming with pride with news that one of its freshly-graduated young chefs is to represent the UK in the most prestigious culinary competition in the world.

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