Whiteley residents tuck in to benefits of chef training day

Posted on July 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Residents at the Whitely village retirement community near Cobham in Surrey were treated recently to a gourmet dinner by UK caterer Sodexho. Sodexho provides the catering for the 125 residents of the care home at Whitely village, and to enable its chefs to stay on top of new culinary trends and to offer clients more exciting dishes, a day of training was organised, culminating in a special dinner for the residents. As well as training, the day also served as a team building session and a chance for local chefs to share knowledge and skills. Ten Sodexho chefs from around the region were invited to participate in the day at the Whitely village. They spent the morning learning about new culinary techniques and trends and were shown new ways of planning menus. The afternoon involved making the new dishes in the kitchen under the supervision of Sodexho executive chef John Simpson. Each chef then presented their new meal to a selected number of residents and guests at a special dinner party at the end of the day. M

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