Catering team are top of the class

Meal times are definitely a class act at a leading Fylde independent school.

Monday, 15th October 2018, 9:02 am
Updated Monday, 15th October 2018, 10:08 am
AKS catering staff cooked up a treat at the EDUcatering awards- bringing back gold

AKS Lytham is the newly crowned ‘Independent School Caterer of the Year’ after making the shortlist for the EDUcatering Excellence Awards.

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Catering manager Steve Shepherd and his team were applauded by judges for taking full advantage of working in a school environment breathing their ‘culinary magic’ into every aspect of the school day and enriching the co-curricular programme.

Besides providing meals at lunchtime and food for other events, the team also incorporates catering into a variety of other activities.

These include regular cookery clubs for the junior and senior students – so popular the parents also want to participate – baking lessons in the junior school, the development of a kitchen garden, and the growing of strawberries and other fruits and vegetables with the students. As well as that, the team holds sessions with the sixth formers