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Dumbarton apprentices work with top chefs at star-studded bash

Posted by | 28th September 2015 | Apprenticeship News, Uncategorized

A pair of Dumbarton apprentices gained valuable experience recently by working alongside some of the country’s top chefs.

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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