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Apprentice Week – Cohort 11

Apprentice Week – Cohort 11
It’s hard to believe that Cohort 11 are nearing the end of their time with us and will soon be graduating from the programme. Last week was Apprentice Week, a very special occasion for them, as they are given the opportunity to take over the Fifteen Cornwall kitchen. In charge of running their own sections, [...]

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This entry was posted in Apprentices, Fifteen Cornwall on 15th February 2017



Selection day for Fifteen Cornwall apprentices

Selection day for Fifteen Cornwall apprentices
Another year, another selection day for future Fifteen Cornwall apprentices, with 29 potential recruits joining our team at RAF St Mawgan for interviews, games and tasks. Recruitment day, fondly known as ‘Boot camp’ gives the Fifteen team an opportunity to see candidates across a number of tasks, keeping their eye out for those that show [...]

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This entry was posted in Apprentices, Cornwall Food Foundation, Fifteen Cornwall on 26th October 2016


Our apprentices go foraging

Our apprentices go foraging
During the college summer holidays our apprentices take part in a “Summer Programme” packed full activities aimed to be educational and help develop: • Teamwork & Relationship Skills • Positive Attitude & Motivation • Communication & Interaction • Behaviour & Public Conduct • Awareness of safety (Self & Team) July 2016 saw our first visit [...]

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This entry was posted in Apprentices on 10th August 2016


Video: meet our 2016 graduates + hear their stories

Video: meet our 2016 graduates + hear their stories
Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall is a social enterprise that uses the magic of food to give unemployed young people the chance at a better future. Every year the restaurant recruits people aged between 18-25 and trains them to become professional chefs through our unique apprentice programme. They’re taught to love and respect food, learning everything from […]

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This entry was posted in Apprentices on 5th June 2016



Huge congrats to our 2016 Graduates

Huge congrats to our 2016 Graduates
We recently celebrated the graduation of our tenth cohort of apprentice chefs – with 11 graduating on 16 May 2016 as fully qualified chefs. Jamie Oliver with ten of the eleven Fifteen Cornwall apprentices from Cohort 10 who graduated on 16th May 2016 This comes after an initial four months of study at Cornwall College, a [...]

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This entry was posted in Apprentices, Cornwall Food Foundation on 24th May 2016


Countdown to our 10th birthday celebrations

Countdown to our 10th birthday celebrations
It’s so exciting to reach our 10th birthday this May! We’ll be celebrating throughout the year but our “official” birthday party takes place on 16 May 2016 at Watergate Bay… A Fifteen Cornwall Family Reunion breakfast To kick off celebrations Jamie has invited all graduates of the Fifteen Cornwall Apprentice Scheme since it launched 10 years […]

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This entry was posted in Apprentices, Cornwall Food Foundation, Jamie Oliver on 9th May 2016


A big welcome to the new apprentices

A big welcome to the new apprentices
Welcome Cohort 11 A huge welcome from the Fifteen Cornwall team to the new group of apprentices who started on-site in the Fifteen Cornwall kitchen this week, on the next step of an action-packed year geared towards becoming a professional chef. This is the 11th group of young people to start on the Fifteen Cornwall [...]

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This entry was posted in Apprentices on 21st April 2016