Crawley College Mystery Box Cooking Challenge Supported by Gatwick Hotels Association

An aspiring East Grinstead chef has been crowned champion of the inaugural Crawley College Mystery Box Cooking Challenge. Maisie Barnes, 16, won the contest – which were held at the college’s training kitchens - after impressing judges and the public with her spontaneous homemade gnocchi. She was one of 20 trainee chefs and amateur cooks who put their skills to the test, when the college challenged them to cook a vegetarian dish from a selection of mystery ingredients – donated by suppliers, local shops and hotels. The competition was fierce, with the cooks drawing inspiration from across the globe including…
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Now in association with Crawley College!

Now in association with Crawley College!

Peter Zielke, Chairman of the GHA, and Julie Kapsalis, the Managing Director of the Chichester College Group, which includes Crawley College, initially discussed the idea of establishing a closer working relationship and build a partnership to their mutual benefit. Further discussions took place with Vicki Illingworth (Principal, Crawley College), Jo Chappel (Head of Learning), Paul Rolfe (Director of Sales & Marketing), all key members at Crawley College. Informal conversations took place earlier in the year to discuss potential partnership opportunities and all attended the unveiling of the the GHA plaque on Thursday 6th December. We are pleased to announce the…
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Modern Slavery & Human trafficking GHA Training Day

Modern Slavery & Human trafficking GHA Training Day

Modern Slavery & Human trafficking GHA Training Day At the October bi-monthly Gatwick Hotels Association (GHA) meeting the membership asked the police if they would consider running a modern slavery and human trafficking training session for us, primarily aimed at front line staff. We have previously been made aware by the police that these activities are rampant in the Gatwick area. PCSO Victor Finch from the Gatwick police prevention team responded very quickly and a course was arranged courtesy of Chris Schoeman GM who agreed to host the training at the Holiday Inn Worth. Two sessions were run on Friday…
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