Entries by reaseheathblog

Bakery students support Purple Day

Bakery students used their culinary skills to raise funds for a good cause. Level 3 Professional Bakery students baked cakes and sweet treats raising a total of £221.96 for Epilepsy Action – all to support ‘Purple Day’, an epilepsy awareness campaign.   We all came together baking to support the charity, raising money in memory of […]

Bakery students supply new café  

Reaseheath Food Centre and bakery students  are now supplying Feast Café with a range of delicious foodie products. Based in the brand new National Centre for Horticulture, the Environment and Sustainable Technologies (CHEST), students and staff have been visiting Feast Café to sample the various products on sale including fresh bread, cakes, scones, chocolates, cheese and […]

Cream of the crop – students of the month

  Bakery Alice Shardelow – Level 2 Bakery (Group A) “A student who always gives 100%, works in a quiet methodical manner producing very high standards in all that she does.” Lauren Hancock – Level 2 Bakery  (Group B) “This student of the month is a someone who is always willing to help others, is […]

A delicious week of trips for budding bakers

Our level 2 bakery and patisserie students have enjoyed a fabulous week of visits across the country, learning all things from chocolate making to cake decoration. The week began with a trip to Cake International at Event City in Manchester, followed by a delicious tour of Cadbury World, moving on to Ludlow Food Centre and […]

Future butchers gain industry insight

A fantastic study trip for our professional butchery students, visiting the meat wholesale company Weddel Swift. Based in Chester, the company pulled out all the stops for the visit, with two of their managers and one of the directors taking the time to share their industry knowledge and experience with our future butchers. Students were taken round […]

A taste of a butcher’s life

Foundation students recently visited the food department for a butchery taster session, accompanied by their Course Manager Julie Gray. During the session they took part in a knife safety skills workshop, introducing them to the department’s health and safety in the workplace programme, Be Wise. They also made some excellent steak burgers, which are been sold in […]

Do you want to eat well for less?

  Did you see Senior Dairy Technologist Derek Allen on BBC One’s new foodie programme, Eat Well For Less?  Presenter Gregg Wallace joined Derek in our industry standard food halls to watch the process of yoghurt production and to discuss the ingredients which go into the family favourite. Gregg went on to visit the Reaseheath […]