February 2016

Medal feast for UCB students at Salon Culinaire

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The University’s trainee bakers and chefs joined food service and hospitality students in sweeping the board at a prestigious skills competition.

The culinary team staged a remarkable performance at the Hospitality and Catering Salon Culinaire 2016 at North Warwickshire and Hinckley College, winning more than 45 awards including Best Visiting College Team. Amazing cakes, slick service skills and expert chef techniques helped UCB to win a total of 26 medals including five golds, 12 silvers and 10 bronzes. The teams was also awarded 11 certificates of merit and a clutch of other awards.

There was a hat-trick of celebrations for 18-year-old Laura Phillips. The Food and Beverage Level 3 student won gold in the Cocktail and Coffee category and also won Best Front of House Student and Best Overall Student.

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