ESS picks up 21 medals at 2015 Scottish Culinary Championships

ESS Support Services Worldwide (ESS), part of Compass Group recently won 21 medals across the 14 categories in the 2015 Scottish Culinary Championships.

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The medal haul consisted of two golds, 12 silvers, two of which were first in class, six bronze medals and a merit.

This amazing success demonstrates the high calibre of its chefs offshore and the quality of the food they produce within their clients businesses.

The competition took place at Scot Hot, Scotland’s biggest food, drink and tourism trade show, at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow at the beginning of March 2015.

Scot Hot also highlighted the strong training and development partnership ESS has with New College Lanarkshire, as a team of the colleges’ aspiring student chefs competed under the guidance and mentorship of Graham Singer, ESS food operations manager.

ESS Offshore business director Ronnie Kelman said: “Our phenomenal success at this year’s event gives ESS great pride in its people.

“Graham’s commitment to developing the skills of our staff and the students at New College Lanarkshire has been exceptional and this was the stage which showcased it.

“It is our belief that the college partnership will be significant in the development of the next generation of chefs.”

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