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Two Chances to Join Our Team

Vacancies at Junior Chefs' Academy

Things at Junior Chefs' Academy are getting increasingly busy so we're now looking for two people to join our happy team. The two roles are essentially the same, but one is full time and the other is term time only.

Vacancy: Children's Workshop Assistant(s)
Based: Wirral.

Sponsors Support Healthy Eating Workshops in Wrexham

On Thursday 8th January, Junior Chefs’ Academy visited St Giles' Primary School in Wrexham to deliver the first in a series of free food skills workshops focusing on the links between diet, lifestyle and health. The sessions were supported by Wrexham County Borough Council and funded by the building repair and maintenance contractor, Sustainable Building Services (UK) Ltd.

New Schools' Workshops Announced

In recent months, we've been very busy developing new themes, workshops and recipes for the coming year. Now, that work is complete and we're delighted to announce the launch of the following new food education sessions.

Under our 'Tastes of the World' category, we have introduced:

  • A Taste of America (keylime pie)
  • A Taste of Ancient Greece (mediterranean vegetable souvlaki)
  • A Taste of China (vegetable noodles)

Under our 'Food and Multiculturalism' category, we have introduced:

Two Award Nominations for Junior Chefs

Finalist in the EN Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2014 - most entrepreneurial company

The Junior Chefs team is delighted to report that we've been named as finalists in not one but two separate business award competitions.

Firstly, as you may have seen in our Nomination Video, we were recently shortlisted in the 2014 E3 Business Awards, which will be held in Bolton on 18th September. We'll be one of four nominees competing for the Corporate Social Responsibility Award.

E3 Business Awards Nomination Video

As we reported recently, Junior Chefs' Academy has been named as a finalist in the 2014 E3 Business Awards. We've been shortlisted for the Corporate Social Responsibility award.

Our chairman, Derek Horrocks, recently met with the organisers of the Awards and took part in a short video explaining what this nomination means to us.

Working Nationwide with TESCO

The letter from the winning designer from St. Andrew's Primary, Grace, aged 9.

Well over a year ago, Junior Chefs' Academy began working with TESCO, which offers our workshops as prizes in its national 'Eat Great Feel Great' competition for primary schools. This relationship is still going strong and, through it, we have visited schools and parts of the country that are entirely new to the Junior Chefs approach.

Spreading the Word

Paul Cooper delivering a food skills workshop to primary school childrenThe last few weeks have been pretty hectic and they've seen Junior Chefs' Academy spreading  the word about healthy eating to an ever-increasing audience.

Thanks to our continuing association with Tesco, we've been delivering food education workshops in primary schools right across the UK. Recently, for example, we visited Garscadden Primary School in Glasgow, where 9 year old pupil, Keira Docherty, produced a prize-winning poster design in a healthy eating competition launched by Tesco Extra. Not only did Keira see her design in print on hundreds of Tesco bags-for-life, but she also earned her school a free day of sessions with Junior Chefs' Academy.

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20 Mere Lane
Heswall
Wirral
CH60 6RR

Tel: 07754 411 710

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7am to 5pm

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