LACA Christmas Webinar 2023 - Annual round-Up & Christmas Quiz 🎄
Wednesday 6th December, 16.00 - 17.15
The programme includes:
- Chair's update
- National School Meals Week review
- The latest news on the LACA School Chef of the Year 2024 competition
- Political update
Wednesday 7th June, 14.00
Chair's update from Brad Pearce and review of latest member, cost-of-living survey
The Green Paper - Research by Green Cuisine into childrens eating habits and trends linked to health and plant-based food
LACA Main Event & School Food Show - an update on the programme and features for July
Wednesday 8th February, 14.00
Chairs update including feedback from industry influencers meeting being held on 26th January
LACA Grab ‘n’ Go Challenge launch, Cost saving hints and tips – Pelican Procurement, Safeguarding your catering service launch
Wednesday 11th December
LACA Christmas webinar & quiz
Wednesday 8th June, 14.00
An update from Jacquie Blake, joined by Brad Pearce, vice chair to discuss the FSA School Food Standard pilots due to be carried out this year and the recent snap shot survey informing work with the BBC.
Highfield updated us on the Catering T Level being developed designed to attract young people to work in the catering sector via a work placement element.
Political update from SVC.
LACA National Spring Seminar 2022, 15 March 2022, NEC Birmingham
Wednesday 19th January 2022, 14.00
An update from national chair Jacquie Blake followed by a presentation from Dan Parker, CEO at Veg Power on the 'Eat them to Defeat them' campaign. Political update from SVC.
Wednesday 10th November
DfE guidance update and interview with School Chef of the Year 2021, Rob Chambers.
Thursday 23rd September, 11.00
David Foad, editor of School Caterer, will be joined by both Stephen Forster and Jacquie Blake to discuss the key issues around school food and the school year ahead as Stephen passes the chair of LACA to Jacquie.
This is a free webinar in association with Public Sector Catering.
Wednesday 30th June, 14.00
Improving Customer Relationships and Reducing Sugar on your Menus
Wednesday 26th May, 14.00
Raising awareness of Natasha’s Law - part 2
Allergen label changes - practical tips and case studies.
Wednesday 5th May, 14.00
Raising awareness of Natasha’s Law - part 1
Arvind Thandi, Team Leader – Food Hypersensitivity, Food Standards Agency and update from Quorn on this year's LACA School Chef of the Year competition.
Wednesday 24th March, 14.00 - member only webinar
Discussion with Vicky Ford MP, Minister for Children, and great practice case studies from the school kitchen
Wednesday 24th February, 14.00
An interview with Holly Charnock, current LACA School Chef of the Year and an update on the March 8th return to school
Wednesday 20th January, 12.00
Free School Meals and Free School Meals parcels - your questions answered
Tuesday 21st October - Member only webinar
This session will include the launch of the
LACA Allergen Management tool.
Wednesday 23rd September - Member only webinar
Back to school, a UK wide update
Wednesday 22nd July
The Importance of School Food
Including a presentation from Greta Defeyter, Northumbria University and a demonstration from LACA School Chef of the Year, Holly Charnock
Thursday 9th July
How at risk is the school meals service?
The State of the Nation
Friday 3rd July
An interview with Alex Norris MP
Shadow Minister for Public Health
Wednesday 24th June
An interview with Sharon Hodgson MP
Chair of the APPG on School Food
Thursday 4th June
Future of Public Sector Catering Schools in association with Public Sector Catering
Tuesday 19th May
Preparing for School Catering Service Post Lockdown