Latest news from River Cottage
When River Cottage met Marriott hotels
We are pleased to announce a new partnership with Marriott Hotels, which will see us helping Marriott find local suppliers and source ingredients for their daily menus.
Want to Become a River Cottage Chef Apprentice?
It’s back! River Cottage are pleased to announce that they are now accepting applications for their award winning culinary apprenticeship scheme, which will result in 60 new jobs in the South West.
River Cottage teams up with Eating with Dignity
In the summer of 2012 a group of medical and healthcare professionals embarked on a collaboration that would raise awareness of a shared concern.
River Cottage launches new Traineeship
Following the success of our Young Chef Apprenticeship Scheme, we're proud to announce the launch of our new Traineeship programme starting in January 2014.
River Cottage Gives Young People a Taste for Cooking with The...
The ten apprentices will not only go on to gain a professional cookery qualification, but will also completely the course while work in some of the South West’s restaurants, pubs and hotels.
River Cottage Celebrates with Chef Apprentice Graduates
Since opening its doors a year ago, Chefs’ School has placed 74 apprentices in 50 local businesses, transforming lives of these young people, many of whom will progress to become great chefs.
River Cottage Celebrates Chef Graduation
The graduation extravaganza, held here at River Cottage HQ, was marked with a banquet cooked by Chef Tutors, speeches given by Steve Lamb followed by a certification ceremony presented by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. The graduates then danced the night away as they celebrated their achievements.
River Cottage and Skinners partner up again
Foodies rejoice; we're teaming up with Skinners again to bring a new dining experience to Truro, in Cornwall. Famous for its fine selection of craft ales and cider and blooming flowers outside, The Old Ale House will launch a brand new menu and renovated dining room on Saturday 27 September, to coincide with the Great Cornish Food Festival weekend in Truro.
National apprenticeship service head praises River Cottage
The head of the National Apprenticeship Service Karen Woodward total joined local MP Neil Parish and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall at the launch of the River Cottage Apprenticeship Programme.
Limited Traineeship places available this January
This ‘work-experience’ scheme aims to bridge the gap between education and employment for young people. Trainees will attend Park Farm twice a week for the first eight weeks, then once a week from then on. In addition to practical cookery, they will complete a range of activities aimed to increase employability, including interview techniques, CV writing, confidence boosting activities and career guidance.
Is There a Credible Alternative to University?
River Cottage Rising Star 2013 Sam Lomas speaks on Radio 5 Live to discuss why he chose to do an apprenticeship over university, breaking down pigs and being part of Jamie Oliver's FoodTube.