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Care home group to put all its 45 chefs through five-star hotel kitchen training

Care home group to put all its 45 chefs through five-star hotel kitchen training

Professional chefs at a South Coast care home provider have begun receiving added training at one of the UK’s top hotels so they can continue to delight their residents.  Under a new partnership, 12 chefs from Colten Care – which runs 20 homes – enjoyed a day of bespoke sessions in The Kitchen cookery school

Care group chefs given a taste of kitchen innovation

Care home operator HealthCare Management Solutions (HCMS) is aiming to give its residents Michelin star meals by sending its chefs for a training session with culinary expert Brakes Bros.  HCMS kitchen staff attended a Chef Innovation Day at the Brakes kitchen in Covent Garden. Tony Stein, Chief Executive of HCMS, said: “The comfort and care

Retail and care group unveils kitchen blueprint after operational restructure

The executive chef at the helm of some of Tyneside’s most popular venues has unveiled a blueprint for their futures – and a raft of new menus. Master Chef of Great Britain, Norman MacKenzie, joined Newcastle-based leisure and hospitality giant Malhotra Group five months ago, tasked with overseeing its entire catering operation. And, following stringent

EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Caterplus boss sets up niche contract catering venture

The former managing director of Caterplus, Paul Robottom, has set up a new catering business exclusively targeting the care sector. The venture, called Signature Dining, is being supported by The Genuine Dining Co. Group of Companies, which itself is backed by serial entrepreneur Luke Johnson. Mr Robottom told FEJ last week that the business will be

Hobart bids to persuade care homes to ditch domestic dishwashers

Hobart has unveiled a new compact undercounter warewasher specifically designed for use in the care sector and which it claims can halve a site’s energy, water and detergent costs in just one day.   The company is positioning the machine as a viable professional option for care homes that currently use domestic or semi-commercial machines to

Care homes ramp up focus on commercial kitchens

UK care home operators are taking food provision seriously as competition in the market grows and the expectations of residents increase. FEJ looks at what this all means for catering equipment purchasing. Britain’s £10 billion-plus care home industry is tipped to grow rapidly over the coming years thanks to an ageing population and investment in

Catering equipment maker courts care home kitchen buyers

Victor Manufacturing has confirmed it will be making its debut at the National Association of Care Catering’s Annual Training and Development Forum later this month in a bid to show delegates how they can optimise their foodservice provision for care home residents. The Bradford-based catering equipment maker will be demonstrating key products from its portfolio