Catering and Hospitality News
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.