Author: Manon Rosser

Dark Chocolate, Miso, Pistachio, Strawberry, Sheep’s Yoghurt, Sorrel Learning the necessary skills and techniques in cooking is key to taking your career to the next level. Once you know the basics you can then use the influences and trends of the industry to put a modern seasonal spin on the classics. Here is a modern… Read more »

One thing they say about March is that it comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. They also call March the hungry gap as it’s an in between season with regard to the produce we have available for our tables. The transition from the truncated month of February into the new… Read more »

Before the seasons turn and winter becomes spring, this St David’s Day celebrate one last round of comfort food with this spin on a traditional Welsh food. Ingredients 40g butter 40g plain flour 300ml whole milk 1 tsp Welsh Red Mustard A pinch of cayenne 3 tsp Worcestershire sauce 150g Caerphilly Cheese 50g parmesan, finely… Read more »

The Battle of the Dragons cocktail has been created by one of our experts here at Cambrian Training to mark the celebration of St David’s day. As you may know, cocktails sometimes thrive on the success of a good story and just like the classics, this cocktail brings together Welsh produce and those of colours… Read more »

Ben Roberts, an award-winning butcher, who has competed against the world’s best in his craft, is using the skills learnt during apprenticeships to open a new shop in Farndon, near Chester. Ben, 32, opened Astley & Stratton Ltd last month, replacing the Griffiths Butchers shop which had been based on High Street for 200 years.… Read more »

LACA – the school food people – launch four industry and sector specific Apprenticeships in partnership with national training providers HIT Training and Cambrian Training. It’s National Apprenticeship week 5th to 11th of February and LACA is delighted to launch four new specially designed apprenticeships for the school catering industry in the UK.  Working in… Read more »

At Cambrian Training, we believe that apprenticeships are for all individuals, regardless of their background, age, level or needs. Our aim is to ensure that everyone has an equal opportunity to access our apprenticeships and we can provide extra support when required. We strive to continually improve the services that we provide. This is why… Read more »

Three Days Hospitality Hub The event featuring prestigious hospitality competitions for industry and apprentices as well as a Welsh Food & Drink exhibition will be open to trade, apprentices, students and the general public. Arwyn Watkins OBE, President of the Culinary Association of Wales, believes Skills Competition Wales is a great addition.  “To have Skills… Read more »

To celebrate this year’s Use your Welsh (Defnyddia dy Gymraeg) campaign, we have been talking to some of our apprentices and colleagues about their experiences of using Welsh. The three individuals from across Wales, shared with us their advice and views on why it’s important to use more Welsh. Jack Williams, Bikes Officer at Antur… Read more »

As a leading work-based training provider Cambrian Training Company is nurturing the next generation of culinary and hospitality professionals. We’ve been speaking with our apprentices at Chartists 1770 at The Trewythen restaurant to tell us what day to day work is like for an apprentice chef. The business employs eight apprentices including a team of… Read more »