The pair were invited by the Hospitality Industry Trust Scotland (HIT Scotland) to work at the annual Poets Lunch (Push Off Early Tomorrow’s Saturday) – one of the Scottish hospitality industry’s key annual events – held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow.
Laura honed her kitchen skills while Sophie focused on perfecting her front of house skills at star-studded event featuring The Bay City Rollers and Tam Cowan as MC, which gave the apprentices the opportunity to gain valuable experience of working at a large-scale hospitality function.
Laura said: “I’m really happy that I’ve had the opportunity to work at the HIT Scotland Poets Lunch and hope to take a lot from it. I enjoyed meeting people – it will help me progress in my career.”
David Cochrane, HIT Scotland chief executive officer, said: “We’re delighted these very enthusiastic apprentices supported us to deliver this event for senior members of Scotland’s hospitality industry. It fits our ethos as a Scottish based charity – our mission is to assist people to achieve their potential within Scottish hospitality.
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