Press Release 2014
The British Culinary Federation of Chefs Junior Team England Squad are gearing up for The EXPOGAST 2014 Villeroy & Boch Culinary World Cup, taking place between November 20th – 26th in Luxembourg with over 30 Nations taking part and the winners being announced at the closing ceremony.
Peter Griffiths M.B.E. & BCF President
Quote: “Team spirit amongst the young chefs is extremely high. They have all been totally focused and shown much discipline during the many weeks of training. The young team all feel very privileged to be representing their country and the British Culinary Federation at this renowned event.
The British Culinary Federation Young Chefs Club believes that its primary objective is the education of chefs and is dedicated to maintaining and improving the culinary standards of global cuisine. The government is now focusing on teaching all young people to cook in schools and our young chefs club supports that initiative within England.
Jim Eaves BCF Chairman:
Quote:” The British Culinary Federation are pleased to continue their support of the UCB Young Chef Academy.
As Chairman it is great to see so many youngsters wanting a taste of our industry”.
BCF Young Chef Club aims to encourage young people to:
- Develop cookery technique & skills
- Develop food knowledge & presentation skills
- Consider career options
- Prove their skill through being mentored and competing in culinary competitions
- Prove their ability to cope in a demanding industry while upholding BCF values
(Photograph enclosed from Young Chefs Academy)
Website link: http://www.ucb.ac.uk/about-us/news-and-media/latest-news/2013/11/university-college-birminghams-new-young-chefs-academy-2013.aspx
BCF Young Chef Club provides opportunities:
Junior Chefs Team/Salon
Junior Master Class/Events
BCF/WACS Junior News
(Photograph enclosed of the Junior Team England Squad 2014)
Website link: http://www.ucb.ac.uk/about-us/news-and-media/latest-news/2014/11/junior-team-england-set-off-from-ucb-for-culinary-world-cup.aspx
Mathew Shropshall: BCF Education Committee Member, Junior Team England Manager, UCB Chef Lecturer & Culinary Team Manager.
“The BCF English Young Chefs Club is committed to providing quality, interesting and supportive mentorship for all of its Junior Members. Everyone within the British Culinary Federation supports and encourages the future chefs of tomorrow. We support schools, colleges, employers and Universities nationally to encourage young people to make the Hospitality Industry their careers, it is important to us we remain part of the World Association of Chefs and the wider community”
British Culinary Federation Young Chefs Club