College welcomes Scotland women’s national football team for nutrition workshop ahead of EURO 2017

Ahead of their appearance at UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 the Scotland Women’s National Football Team attended a workshop on cooking and nutrition at Edinburgh College. The workshop, held at the college’s Apprentice Restaurant in Granton, was delivered in partnership with nutritionists from the sportscotland, Institute of Sport and involved the team donning aprons and being…

Troy in the finals for Gibby Scholarship

Edinburgh College student Troy Flood, who is currently studying the Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma in Professional Cookery, is through to the finals of the Gibby Culinary Scholarship at Gleneagles Hotel. Troy is one of six competing for a full-time position at Gleneagles in the competition. In order to secure his place, he had…

Future Chef local final at the college

Twelve aspiring young chefs from Edinburgh and the Lothians competed in Springboard’s FutureChef local final at Edinburgh College this week. The group of 12-16-year-old school pupils had an hour and a half to prepare, cook and serve a hot main course and a hot or cold dessert for two people whilst working within a specified…

Minister meets academy members

The Scottish Minister for Youth and Women’s Employment found out more about Edinburgh College and partners’ South East Scotland Academies Partnership (SESAP) on a visit to an East Lothian high school. Annabelle Ewing MSP visited Preston Lodge High School to find out more about the history of the award-winning Hospitality and Tourism Academy and its…

Edinburgh College students Spice up Aldi

Students spice up Aldi

Student chefs at Edinburgh College gave customers at the new Aldi store in Tranent a taste of their culinary wizardry at the shop’s opening day event. The student’s prepared tasters of recipes they had prepared using Aldi products to welcome shoppers to the new store. Customers were delighted to sample butternut squash soup, chocolate tarts,…