Winning recipe for cooks
WEST Lancashire school cooks are celebrating after winning accolades in a national catering competition.
The annual Local Authority Caterers Association (LACA) Finishing Touches Catering competition, held recently in Birmingham, is aimed at all levels of staff employed in school catering.
It is now in its 10th year and is organised in association with the Craft Guild of Chefs.
Sharon Webster, of Brookfield Park Primary School, Skelmersdale, gained a merit in the category for filled and/or covered sponge, gateau or cake.
And Rachel CastlesBathie, of Aughton Town Green Primary School, Ormskirk, gained a merit in the category for cake suitable for a special diet.
County Councillor Susie Charles, cabinet member for children, young people and schools, said: “We know we have some great cooks in our schools, and I’d like to give huge congratulations to those who did so well in this national competition.”