22

Dec

Fab Fish Day!

Palmer and Howells Chefs’ Academy organised a Fish and Seafood Workshop back in December. The day was run in conjunction with St Katherine’s School who themselves offer NVQ courses for pupils. The apprentices had the opportunity to watch a demonstration…

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4

Sep

P&H begin catering operations at St Hugh’s School, Oxfordshire

Palmer and Howells are delighted to have been awarded the catering contract at St Hugh’s School and to build upon the good reputation at the School for serving quality meals from fresh, local ingredients. The School and Palmer and Howells…

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15

Jul

Chef of the Year 2015………Keenan’s “Chilli Swede Fries” prove a winner!

What a contest we had this year for the Palmer & Howells COTY title, with Keenan Keaveney, Head Chef, Monkton Prep School, coming out on top by the slimmest of margins. Keenan’s Main Course – Chilli Ham Hock balls on…

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9

Jul

Baking Academy Workshop

P&H apprentices and mentors gathered together on 7th July for a Baking Academy Workshop. The day was hosted by Unilever Food Solutions and took place at The Foodworks Cook School in Colesbourne Park near Cheltenham. A wide range of cakes…

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2

Jun

Chefs excel at Apprentice Dinner

The apprentices of Palmer and Howells Chefs’ Academy joined force to produce a showcase dinner on 28th May at Monkton Combe School in Bath …. and what an incredible night and amazing performance by our young apprentices! The evening began…

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29

May

P&H apprentice is nominated for Award

Jacob Jones, one of Palmer & Howells’ apprentices, was recently nominated for the 2015 Bristol Post and Bath Chronicle Apprenticeship Awards. Jacob, who is based at Monkton Combe Senior School in Bath, was one of 5 nominees in the ‘Outstanding…

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27

Apr

Farewell Alan

Alan Meakin, Facilities Manager at Colston’s School, Stapleton, Bristol has retired after 15 years service at the School. There was a lunch at the School on Friday 17th April, where approximately 100 colleagues, both old and new, were there to…

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27

Jan

An Update on Rob’s Running

As some of you will be aware Robin Schols, Palmer & Howells’ storeman at Monkton Combe School, started running at the ripe young age of 47. We decided to help Rob with some sponsorship to enable him to enter more races…

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23

Jan

Palmer & Howells win Westonbirt Schools Ltd Catering Contract

After nearly five years of catering by a national caterer at Westonbirt, the School’s catering contract was recently tendered and has been awarded to us, taking effect from 1st April 2015. Mrs Dangerfield, Headmistress of Westonbirt School which requires catering…

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