November 2011 archive

Year 3 Students Start F&B 2 Practical Project

It’s that time of year again when the Year 3 students start the research into their F&B 2 practical project.  The students are divided into six groups with each group being assigned a cuisine.  The group must then come up with a concept of a restaurant around this cuisine, developing a menu, matching wine and …

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WorldSkills 2013

What is WorldSkills? “It is the biggest education competition in the world. At WorldSkills, the most skilled young people from around the globe compete in 40 disciplines for the prestigious title of world champion in their skills category.” The 42nd WorldSkills competition is set to take place in Lepizig, Germany in June 2013.  You may be asking …

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Beaujolais Nouveau Released Today

Following tradition today sees the release of the 2011 Beaujolais Nouveau.  By law the wine can not be released until the third Thursday of November after its harvest, so at midnight the first bottles were uncorked and the celebration started.   The wine hails from the area of Beaujolais in the Burgundy region of France. …

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