Catering and Hospitality News

15
Dec

A festive trip to town for Catering students

Catering and Hospitality students from Gower College Swansea have visited Morgans Hotel in the city centre where they enjoyed a ‘behind the scenes’ tour.

18
Nov
Career opportunities ahoy!

Career opportunities ahoy!

Engineering and Catering / Hospitality students from the Tycoch campus were invited by the Royal Navy to tour HMS Richmond, a ‘type 23’ frigate docked at Cardiff Bay.

03
May
Service with a smile

Service with a smile

Well done to Scott Mears (Level 3 Hospitality) and Trixiebelle Ewing (Level 2 Hospitality) who recently represented the college at the Welsh Skills Food Service competition, held at Llandrillo.

03
May

Crème de la Crème

Congratulations to Charlotte Robinson, Level 3 Hospitality and Catering student, who was awarded Gold in the WelshSkills final of the Advanced Patisserie and Confectionery competition recently held at Coleg Llandrillo.

17
Mar

Marriott Head Chef visits college kitchens

Catering and Hospitality students at Gower College Swansea were recently visited by the Swansea Marriott Executive Head Chef, Gareth Hope.

Gareth enjoys very close links with the department and employs no fewer than five of their past and current students in his kitchens.

19
Feb

Bronze medal on the menu for Emma

A second year Catering student from Gower College Swansea has received a Bronze medal at a recent competition held in North Wales.

Emma Ahlsted participated in the Welsh Culinary Championships where she prepared pan fried sea bass, chicken mechoui and apple crumble tatin.

15
Dec

Students put on 'Ready Steady Cook' night for young renal patients

College students and young renal patients from Swansea have come together for a cooking demonstration evening with a difference.

23
Nov

GCS students scoop Gold and Silver at Skills Show

Two Gower College Swansea students brought home medals from the recent Find a Future Skills Show at the Birmingham NEC.

ILS student Kayleigh Lewis was awarded Gold in the ‘Inclusive Cooking Skills’ competition, where she was required to prepare and present filled wrap-style sandwiches and flat breads while demonstrating the correct preparation, hygiene and safety skills throughout.

01
Sep

Star chef visits Tycoch kitchens

Students on their very first day of a Hospitality and Catering course had a huge surprise when they were treated to a practical master class from Slice chef – and Great British Menu star – Adam Bannister.

Adam, a former student at the Tycoch campus, prepared pan fried pigeon with noodles followed by tarte tatin with caramel ice cream.

24
Mar

Five-star venue welcomes Hospitality students

Hospitality students from Gower College Swansea recently attended an industry taster day at the five-star Oldwalls Gower.

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