National School Meals Week 2017 kicks off on Monday 13th November. A week of celebrating all that is great about school meals in an attempt to get as many pupils in England and Wales to have regular school dinners as possible.
Anyone can get involved in National School Meals Week and participants are encouraged to register as an ambassador for LACA (Lead Association for CAtering in Education).
LACA is “the voice of the school meals industry. It aims to inform, develop, represent and support its members through a range of initiatives and services. By registering as an ambassador participants are highlighting their support for the school meals industry and all that it is doing to improve the quality of school meals whilst maintaining maximum value for pupils.
There are a variety of events and competitions running during NSMW including; #cookeditmyselfie a competition to win £500’s worth of marketing resources or equipment for your school. To enter send picture tweets of your best school meals to the hashtag #cookeditmyselfie. To find out substitutions for 7 of the most common allergens download your free poster at the end of this post!
Additionally, a lucky group of school chefs will get the opportunity to spend a day working in a fine dining establishment alongside some world famous names in the ‘Host a School Chef’ event. There are some fabulous venues lined up this year including the Ritz London, the Westbury in Mayfair and the Royal Gardens in Kensington.
To find out more about National School Meals Week or to get involved we’ve put all the contact details you need below.
- Web: www.nsmw.org.uk
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Twitter: @NSMW or
- #schoolmealsshoutout or
- Facebook: schoolmealsweek
- Instagram: @NSMW1
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