Registration open for Skills for Chefs conference

The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 20th March 2014
The University of Sheffield and Sheffield City College are set to host the 17th Annual Skills for Chefs and the 3rd Annual Skills for Services conferences in July. A number of leading chefs and speakers from across the world are set to come and give their insight on 9 and 10 July with registration now open to book your space at the event. The headline acts for the Skills for Chefs conference are Jordi Cruz, a two-star Michelin chef who now works at ABaC restaurant in Barcelona and multi-award winning Paul Gayler MBE who was one of only four chefs asked to cook for the Queen during her 2012 Jubilee celebrations. Also attending the event are Paul Ainsworth, Mick Burke, Angel Salvador, Cem Erol, Eric Snaith and Martin Lippo. The Skills for Services conference is open to all food and beverage professionals with Edward Griffiths CVO, deputy master of the household at Buckingham Palace, one of the two headline speakers. Neil Phillips, ‘The Wine Tipster’ and UK Champagne Ambassador, is the other leading name in this event with Ted Stone, Stephen Lambert and Alex Barlow the current additional professionals to be confirmed. To book your place at the event email conferences@sheffield.ac.uk or call 0114 222 8916. As well as this entries are now open for the Young Restaurant Team of the Year 2014 with the winner set to be announced on 8 July, the day before the Skills conference. Each young restaurant team will consist of two chefs and one waiter, all aged 21 or under. Each of the five teams who reach the final must prepare food for and serve a table of four guests. They must serve a reception drink, followed by a three course meal accompanied by wine, finishing with coffee/hot drinks. The winning team will receive three nights in Istanbul hosted by MSA “The Culinary Arts Academy in Istanbul”. For more information on how to enter, follow this link to the Skills for Chefs website.

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 20th March 2014

Registration open for Skills for Chefs conference