Aspiring chefs at college dish up a treat

11:00 14 March 2014

Year 12 and 13 students from Sidmouth College took over the running of The Loft restaurant for the evening as part of a hospitality and catering course. Ellen and Julian Hunt are waited on by Lucy Quinn, Sasha Cottam and Karl Main. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 7018-10-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Year 12 and 13 students from Sidmouth College took over the running of The Loft restaurant for the evening as part of a hospitality and catering course. Ellen and Julian Hunt are waited on by Lucy Quinn, Sasha Cottam and Karl Main. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 7018-10-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

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Aspiring chefs from Sidmouth College students up a three-course treat to their parents and teachers at a popular restaurant last week.

Year 12 and 13 students from Sidmouth College took over the running of The Loft restaurant for the evening as part of a hospitality and catering course. Joe Fowler and Ben West were the busy chefs for the night. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 7013-10-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo OrdersYear 12 and 13 students from Sidmouth College took over the running of The Loft restaurant for the evening as part of a hospitality and catering course. Joe Fowler and Ben West were the busy chefs for the night. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 7013-10-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

The year 13 class put together the eating experience as part of their catering and hospitality A-level, and raised £125 for Devon Air Ambulance in the process.

They were assisted by a year 12 class to get experience for next year, and Katrina and John Lort, who handed over The Loft’s kitchens and facilities for the evening.

Hospitality and catering teacher Alison Kirsch said: “The evening was a huge success and we had very positive feedback from all guests and from The Loft owners.

“I’m extremely proud of all of the students – they worked really hard and it certainly paid off.

Year 12 and 13 students from Sidmouth College took over the running of The Loft restaurant for the evening as part of a hospitality and catering course. The students pictured with owners Kat and John Lort. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 7006-10-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo OrdersYear 12 and 13 students from Sidmouth College took over the running of The Loft restaurant for the evening as part of a hospitality and catering course. The students pictured with owners Kat and John Lort. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 7006-10-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

“All of them thoroughly enjoyed the evening and have taken away some extremely valuable experience.”

The meal was described as ‘first class’ and restaurant quality.

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