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McDougalls Young Baking Team 2019

January 3, 2019

Premier Foods is delighted to launch its McDougalls Young Baking Team of the Year competition for the fifth year running. The 2019 competition will focus on how cookery skills can help build children’s overall confidence. Returning to judge this much-loved cookery competition will be Carol Harwood, on behalf of LACA; Andrew Green, representing the Craft Guild of Chefs; and Mark…

Entries open for Bisto Care Caterer of the Year 2019

We have begun our hunt for the next Bisto Care Caterer of the Year in conjunction with Country Range. Back for a second year, the competition aims to recognise and reward culinary talent from care homes across the UK. As well as taking home the prestigious title, there is £1000 as the main prize for the care home as well…

A Marvel-lous few days at the HCA Forum 2019

On the 11th April the Premier Foods Foodservice team made the trip to the stunning Celtic Manor Resort in Newport for the Hospital Caterers Association (HCA) annual leadership and development forum. It was organised by the Welsh branch of the HCA and sponsored by Marvel. What an amazing event they created. The theme of this year’s event was evolution and…

Could you be missing out on sales and new customers this Easter?

Research completed by Premier Foods Foodservice revealed that 39% of consumers like to see traditional dishes on a menu whilst 29% are seeking new and modern choices. You need to make sure you are meeting the demands of diners by adding as much variety as possible to your menus. This month we’ve been exploring what caterers should be considering when…

Why was Steven Cross the winner of School Chef of the Year 2019?

This year’s LACA School Chef of the Year (SCOTY) competition has been widely talked about as being the highest standard yet. Every year the level of cooking just gets better and even chefs who have made the final before have talked about how much harder it gets. It’s exciting that LACA and the McDougalls team are raising the profile of…

Sunflower Growing competition 2019

February 17, 2019

Want to get involved? You can follow all the latest news and updates about our Sunflower Competition on the Premier Foods Foodservice social media channels and with the hashtag #BistoTogether. Follow @PremierFoods_FS on Twitter and Instagram and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/PremierFoodsFoodservice. Those interested in the competition should keep the following dates in their diary Registration closes: 30th April 2019 (originally…

LACA confirms the finalists for School Chef of the Year 2019

Last week LACA revealed its full line-up for the School Chef of the Year national final including the judges’ wild card picks. McDougalls is proud to sponsor this exciting competition each year and we have loved hosting the regional finals. The final will be held on 7th March in Stratford Upon Avon and includes each regional winner plus the two…

New guest judge revealed for McDougalls Young Baking Team 2019

January 30, 2019

Following the launch of this year’s McDougalls Young Baking Team, we are delighted to announce a new guest judge for 2019. Professor Tanya Byron, a chartered clinical psychologist, who has appeared in two of her own TV shows and been a national columnist, will join the line-up of experts during this year’s judging process and will bring her expertise in…