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Yes Chef! Butchery Masterclass
Led by the Fantastic British Premium Meats, you'll learn to butcher the perfect leg of lamb just in time for Easter!
Under their expert instruction, you'll remove the shank, butterfly open the leg and take out the femur bone.
And if that's not enough, Chef Simon Boyle will be demonstrating his favourite ways to cook with lamb and live preparing a meal to feast on after the masterclass. Simon's the first ever culinary ambassador for Unliver and has cooked at the likes of the Savoy, so expect lots of chef secrets and mouth watering food.
You'll leave the evening with your butchered meat, your newly developed butchery skills and a full stomach.
Cohort 11 celebrate with the Thacker Achievement Awards
On Friday 3rd March we held the Roger Thacker Achievement Awards for Marcus, Jamie, Darren and Yasmin, who have completed their six months at Brigade and will be moving on to their employer placements!
They apprentices enjoyed a final challenge of preparing and serving canapes for family and friends, before being presented with a certificate and embroidered chef jacket to mark the occassion.
We wish them all the best for their new placements!
This Christmas, why not enjoy a specialty pudding with a difference
When you buy our Christmas Puddings, you are helping our apprentices transform their lives. They're perfect for your Christmas table or as gifts for friends.
Beyond Food's Chef Founder, Simon Boyle, has launched a new range of food products and we're delighted to be working with him to bring you the ME'N'U brand which stands for aspiration, ambition, momentum and a network of change. By purchasing a pudding, you are helping us transform the lives of those we help. All our profits are reinvested to fund our training programmes and apprentices. Thank you.
And if Christmas puddings aren't you thing, we've got mince pies too.
Christmas Puddings come in three varieties:
- Vine fruits, walnuts and French Brandy
- Black Cherry and Amaretto
- Chocolate and Kirsch
Christmas Puddings are priced at £13.50 (+£2 P&P) and a box of 6 mince pies is £5.50 (+£2 P&P).
Social Saturday 2016
Our Brigade apprentices and Chef Founder Simon Boyle were busy in the Borough Market demo kitchen on Saturday 15th October! They were joined by actor Michael Sheen to cook up a fantastic lobster dish.
Hear what Michael had to say about the day here
You can find out more about the day and the other social enterprises involved by visiting: http://www.socialsaturday.org.uk/
Thacker Achievement Awards for Cohort 10
On Friday 2nd September we held the Thacker Achievement Awards for Cohort 10. The award recognises the outstanding progress the United Kitchen Apprentices have made over the 6 months they have been in Brigade, and also marks the mid-point of their apprenticeship learning.
It was a time to look back and reflect, but also a time to celebrate moving forward towards their next placement with one of our employer partners. Never ones to shy away from a challenge, the apprentices last task was to make canapes for the event, and we were treated to a fantastic selection of different and exciting bites.
We wish them all the best in their new placements!