Healthy food and fierce competition are the perfect ingredients of this inter-school cook-off
Access to Expertise
Contestants are grilled, judged and masterclassed by industry professionals
Cash prizes and a potential apprenticeship in the catering industry
Helping teachers to connect with Accommodation Service Sector opportunities
Increasing knowledge is key to ensuring educators are in touch with the ever evolving industry.
The Perfect Mix
Presentations, success stories and a hands-on cocktail masterclass.
Sky is the Limit
There are many opportunities in catering hospitality and food and accommodation services within the RAF.
Pupils explore the broad range of career pathways that exist within the RAF and just how accessible these opportunities are to young people.
Tour of Duty
Comprehensive tour of facility gives attendees a unique insight into life on the base and beyond.
RANDALL CLOSE DIGNITY IN CARE
Understanding the role nutrition and healthy eating in a care context gave students new awareness for meal planning.
Awarded for Care
Students learnt about the importance of food in the adult care context and each recieved a Dignity in Care certificate.
Coaching provided by MasterChef finalist Daksha Mistry inspired the students to be creative on a budget.
MAKING THE PAN OUT FILM
Hearing from five professionals at the peak of their performance gives students a chance to understand the breadth of opportunities available.
The benefit of sharing a video is the reach, students from all schools can benefit equally from the advice given in the film.
Seeing is as important as hearing when it comes to understanding the sector. Filmed on location, each employer is able to draw the viewer into their world.
A day out meeting three different employers in their respective venues.
Every student had the opportunity to get stuck in and try different aspects from housekeeping to beverage making.
Questions & Answers
Getting the chance to spend time with each employer created a great environment for students to ask questions in a more informal setting.
BEST AWARDS WANDSWORTH
The students had a chance to experience a live event catering for guests at the award ceremony.
Customer facing, all students worked in the prep and in the service.
Employers and the role they have played in a project like Pan Out were at the heart of the event, with awards and recognition from students, teachers and employers.
Getting the opportunity to meet professional chef’s in a personal environment is inspiring to all involved.
A masterclass on a topic is engaging and offers opportunity for students to interact.
Working with schools through masterclasses has enabled students to learn topics wider than the current curriculum, enriching their learning experience.
The upbeat, straight talk presentations serve as an excellent introduction for students.
Assemblies offer a great opportunity to reach a wide audience.
Hearing from chefs, enterprenuers and people leading businesses in this sector is inspiring for students. It’s fair to say everyone involved is memorable in their own way.
Students attending career fairs are ready to engage and aware they’re talking about their future, this is a great platform to bring real employers to attend.
Offering students a real life context helps bring home the breadth of opportunities available – next steps aren’t always black and white.
Reminding students of the importance of work experience at careers events is vital, alongside the promotion of vocational training routes.
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Please check back soon for further updates.
If you’re in the hospitality or catering industry and have something you’d like to share, get in touch. From work experience to guest speaking at assemblies, we want to place industry experts at the forefront of these pilots. We can also offer apprenticeship opportunities and interns.