Category Archives: Food

Taster Day in Food Technology

On 15th January 2016, Reaseheath College are offering us the chance to join their Taster Day in Food Technology. To experience life on campus at Reaseheath, complete a practical session in the food kitchens and to find out about the courses they offer. Places are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Collect a […]

Halloween Competition

‘Show My Homework’ are currently running an annual Halloween competition. They want all of their users – teachers, parents and students! – to get baking some scary looking treats – the scariest and most imaginative Halloween themed creation will receive a £50 gift voucher. Once you’ve cooked up your masterpiece, take a picture and tweet […]

Nathan’s Cookery Prize

When Nathan Williams, in 8ND, won the Formby Festival Cooking Competition last July, we never expected his prize to be so grand! In the Easter holidays, Nathan and his mum went to Carlton Towers Cookery School in Yorkshire to stay, with an evening meal, and a day’s cookery school experience the following day. Organised by […]

Year 10 Catering students go for Afternoon Tea!

In preparation for their Controlled Assessment examination next week, Year 10 GCSE Catering students had the opportunity to go for Afternoon Tea in the Atrium restaurant at Stoke-on-Trent College. We had a lovely couple of hours, hosted by the Hospitality & Catering students at the college. We tried a range of different teas; Earl Grey, […]

Schools Great British Pie Bake-Off

Stoke school pupils Ben Pratt and Connor Whalley were pipped at the post in a baking challenge with a sporting theme. Ben, 13, and Connor, 14, who attend Sir Thomas Boughey High School were equal third in the Schools Great British Pie Bake-Off run by Reaseheath College, a specialist college in Nantwich. The boys’ Greek […]

GCSE Catering Practicals

The GCSE Catering practical examinations were held between March 2-4th 2015. Students were tasked with producing a two-course meal within three hours. The standard of food was extremely high and many of the comments given by the tasting panel were very positive: ‘Restaurant quality’ ‘I would happy to eat that meal in a restaurant and […]

Futurechef 2015: Regional Final – Update

Well done to William Axon who competed in the Regional Final of the Futurechef competition, in Birmingham on Saturday 7th February 2015. William arrived at the College of Food with slight nerves but settled himself quickly. The hour and half began. He worked exceptionally well, with an audience of parents, teachers, mentors and judges eagerly […]