Thoughts for November 2012

2 Michelin star legend talks about working with us in the future

  What a thrill it was for the Cucina team to welcome food legend Phil Howard into our Teddington School kitchen last week. We’d all watched Phil’s work on BBC’s ‘The Great British Menu’ with great admiration. When you see the country’s most prestigious chefs competing against each other like this, the perfection of their […]

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School catering company’s management team goes back to cooking and cleaning

Top performing Cucina team enjoys treats, while bosses step in to stage super-heroes theme day The catering staff at Hertfordshire’s Bushey Academy were treated to a fun day out on Wednesday 21 November, with the company’s management team coming in to replace them for the day. The outing, which was the team’s reward for being […]

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TV chef Phil Howard looks to partner with school caterer

Food industry legend explores collaboration with Cucina following Teddington School visit Phil Howard, 2-Michelin star owner of Mayfair’s ‘The Square’ restaurant and star of BBC’s ‘The Great British Menu’ spent the morning of 14 November visiting school catering company Cucina at its Teddington School Restaurant to explore how he might work with the company in […]

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Rules that are made to be broken

I just can’t get excited about Jamie Oliver’s reaction to LACA’s new survey of parents. So why, you may ask, wouldn’t I want to throw my full weight behind Jamie’s renewed call for universal nutritional standards for all schools? Is this Steve Quinn being difficult just for the sake of it? No, it is not. […]

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