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    Avery chefs whip up a treat at the NACC finals

    Avery chefs whip up a treat at the NACC finals

    Two of Avery Healthcare’s finest chefs reached the National Finals of the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Care Chef of the Year 2018 competition and came away with two fantastic awards!   The NACC raises the profile of care catering and is celebrated across the care sector. This year the finals were held at […]

    6th July 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care Chef of the Year 2018 finalists confirmed

    Care Chef of the Year 2018 finalists confirmed

    The 12 finalists for the NACC Care Chef of the Year 2018 culinary competition have been confirmed.   Following a series of regional heats, the National Association of Care Catering is one step closer to crowning the nation’s best chef working in the care sector.   Across Scotland, Wales, the North, the Midlands, the South […]

    4th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    NACC Awards 2017- Winners announced

    NACC Awards 2017- Winners announced

    The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) crowned the winners of the NACC Awards 2017 at a gala dinner last night, which also celebrated the association’s 30th anniversary. The winners of the eight prestigious awards exemplified excellence, innovation and exceptional service in the care catering sector and a commitment to improving standards and experiences for […]

    6th October 2017 | By | Reply More
    The NACC engages MPs to help protect Meals on Wheels services

    The NACC engages MPs to help protect Meals on Wheels services

    Meals on Wheels Week returns on 6-10 November 2017 and the National Association of Care Catering (NACC), the event organiser, will be leading a series of activities to raise awareness of the important role the Meals on Wheels service plays in modern society, including a round table discussion with MPs. The debate will engage MPs […]

    28th September 2017 | By | Reply More
    National Association of Care Catering crown 2017 NACC Care Chef of the Year

    National Association of Care Catering crown 2017 NACC Care Chef of the Year

    The National Association of Care Catering crowned the 2017 NACC Care Chef of the Year at the national final. Stuart Middleton of Meallmore Lodge Care Home, Inverness, was victorious in the respected culinary competition that seeks out the UK’s best chef working in the care sector.   At Barking & Dagenham College’s Technical Skills Academy, […]

    13th June 2017 | By | Reply More
    National Association of Care Catering announces its new ambassadors

    National Association of Care Catering announces its new ambassadors

    Chris and Jayne Roberts named as new ambassadors for National Association of Care Catering The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) is honoured to announce that Chris and Jayne Roberts are its new ambassadors. Chris and Jayne are committed to educating others about dementias, drawing on their particular experiences. Jayne’s mother has a diagnosis of […]

    23rd February 2017 | By | Reply More
    Prestigious care catering awards announce winners at annual dinner

    Prestigious care catering awards announce winners at annual dinner

    The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) crowned the winners of the NACC Awards 2016, last night, at its annual gala dinner. The prestigious awards spotlight the continued exceptional work undertaken by care providers and caterers, as well as the sector’s unsung heroes.  Every winner exemplifies a true commitment to excellence, innovation and education, and […]

    7th October 2016 | By | Reply More
    Nutrition & hydration expert shortlisted for top care catering award

    Nutrition & hydration expert shortlisted for top care catering award

    One of Care UK’s team of nutrition and hydration experts has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award that recognises and celebrates excellence, innovation and education in the field of care catering.   James Clear, Care UK’s hotel services manager, has been shortlisted by the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) in the Catering Manager […]

    16th September 2016 | By | Reply More
    Hadrian Healthcare Group’s care homes are now members of the National Association of Care Catering

    Hadrian Healthcare Group’s care homes are now members of the National Association of Care Catering

    Head chefs at all Hadrian Healthcare Group’s care homes are now members of the National Association of Care Catering (NACC). This gives them access to specialist resources, guidance, events and training to share with their teams.   The luxury elderly care provider has previously carried out research with Northumbria University to optimise its homes’ seasonal […]

    8th August 2016 | By | Reply More
    NACC Training & Development Forum set to inform, update and inspire care catering professionals

    NACC Training & Development Forum set to inform, update and inspire care catering professionals

    The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Training & Development Forum2016 returns to the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham, on 5-7 October with the clear objective to inform, update and inspire delegates on the latest issues affecting care catering. The two-day event has a strong reputation for introducing new perspectives and ideas through relevant, thought-provoking […]

    3rd August 2016 | By | Reply More
    NACC welcomes all Sunrise and Gracewell care homes

    NACC welcomes all Sunrise and Gracewell care homes

    Sunrise Senior Living and Gracewell Healthcare have become the first care providers to sign up all of their sites to the National Association of Care Catering (NACC). Sunrise, who acquired Gracewell in 2014, have committed all 45 of their UK-wide care homes to membership of the NACC, a body that champions high quality care catering […]

    28th June 2016 | By | Reply More
    NACC Care Cook of the Year 2016 announced

    NACC Care Cook of the Year 2016 announced

    Alex Morte, chef de partie at Signature’s Coombe Hill Manor in Kingston-upon-Thames, is officially the best care cook in the UK. Alex was crowned the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Care Cook of the Year 2016 yesterday, following the thrilling national final of the respected culinary competition. At the age of 21 he is […]

    9th June 2016 | By | Reply More
    Sunrise community tastes award success

    Sunrise community tastes award success

    Sunrise of Eastbourne is celebrating after gaining national recognition for the quality of its food. The senior living community and its Head Chef, Dean Haffenden, were recently named Care Establishment of the Year at the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Awards. Sunrise picked up the prize as a result of Dean and his team’s […]

    15th December 2015 | By | Reply More
    Meals on Wheels Week – The NACC calls on industry support to save the UK Meals on Wheels service

    Meals on Wheels Week – The NACC calls on industry support to save the UK Meals on Wheels service

    For Meals on Wheels Week 2015 (9-13 November), the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has launched a UK Government and Parliament petition calling for the Meals on Wheels service to be protected in statutory law. The NACC is calling on all foodservice and care industry colleagues to sign the petition and support its campaign […]

    11th November 2015 | By | Reply More
    The NACC honour excellence in care catering

    The NACC honour excellence in care catering

    The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) and the care sector honoured excellence, dedication and inspirational achievements in catering at the NACC Awards 2015.   The prestigious awards spotlight the continued exceptional work undertaken by care providers and caterers.  Every winner exemplifies true commitment to ensuring that those entrusted to their care receive the very […]

    5th October 2015 | By | Reply More
    Health and Social Care sector celebrates launch of first ever professional qualification in catering

    Health and Social Care sector celebrates launch of first ever professional qualification in catering

    Professional training for catering in the health and social care sector has taken a gargantuan step forward with the launch of the NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery in Health and Social Care Catering. The very first professional qualification for the sector, the ground-breaking course will pilot in May 2015 at Barnet and Southgate […]

    22nd March 2015 | By | Reply More
    The NACC Care Cook of the Year 2015 competition grows ever more challenging

    The NACC Care Cook of the Year 2015 competition grows ever more challenging

    The search for the next talented care cook to be crowned the ‘best in the UK’ has begun.  The National Association of Care Catering’s Care Cook of the Year 2015 competition is officially open for entries with a deadline of 6 February 2015.   Building on the huge success of the 2014 competition that attracted […]

    18th December 2014 | By | Reply More
    Care home residents ‘tuck in’ during community meals week

    Care home residents ‘tuck in’ during community meals week

    Residents from a Solihull care home enjoyed a special meal as part of a national celebration of “good-quality nutrition for older people”.   The friends from Lyndon Croft, in Ulleries Road, dined at a ‘pop-up’ lunch club at the National Motorcycle Museum, Bickenhill, courtesy of the home’s owners PrimeLife.   The tasty lunch was staged […]

    18th November 2014 | By | Reply More
    Warnings that community meals services face bleak future as local government cuts bite

    Warnings that community meals services face bleak future as local government cuts bite

    The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has today issued a stark warning that Britain’s elderly face the risk of malnutrition and social isolation, whilst adding to the cost of an already struggling NHS, as government cuts hit community meals services. New research published by the NACC for its National Community Meals Week shows that […]

    11th November 2014 | By | Reply More
    Sunrise scoops sustainability award

    Sunrise scoops sustainability award

    Sunrise Senior Living has won the National Association for Care Catering (NACC) Sustainability Award for 2014. The award recognises Sunrise’s consideration of the social, environmental and commercial impact of their approach to catering for residents. Sunrise was commended by judges for its ‘model approach’ to sustainability. Over the last year, the care provider has made […]

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