FoodWorks Crowdfunder is LIVE!

FoodWorks Crowdfunder is LIVE!
Cornwall Food Foundation has officially launched its Crowdfunder campaign and it is now live! Cornwall Food Foundation, the charity behind Jamie Oliver's Fifteen Cornwall and the Fifteen Cornwall Apprentice Programme has launched a fundraising campaign to raise money for FoodWorks. Launched in 2015, FoodWorks has successfully changed the lives of over 100 people across Cornwall. [...]

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This entry was posted in Cornwall Food Foundation, What's on on 20th April 2017



A big welcome to Cohort 12

A big welcome to Cohort 12
Next Monday, our new apprentice chefs from Cohort 12 start their first week in the Fifteen Cornwall kitchen.  This marks the next stage in their journey which started back in October with our recruitment activity day. A shortlist of applicants were selected to join us at RAF St Mawgan where the 505 Wessex Squadron donated [...]

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This entry was posted in Apprentices, Cornwall Food Foundation, Fifteen Cornwall, Sourcing Trips, Suppliers on 14th April 2017



Work placements for our Cohort 11 Apprentices

Work placements for our Cohort 11 Apprentices
Our apprentices have now left the Fifteen Cornwall kitchen and are completing their final few weeks of the programme in work placements across the country. The work placements provide them with an opportunity to gain vital experience in another professional kitchen, as well as helping them into a full time position. Many of our previous apprentices [...]

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This entry was posted in Apprentices, Cornwall Food Foundation, Fifteen Cornwall on 27th March 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




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




FoodWorks – community cooking in action

FoodWorks – community cooking in action
Since the fantastic response to our Crowdfunder campaign last summer, the team has been busy designing the new FoodWorks programme and planning and delivering cooking lessons from Bude to Penzance. Once the summer rush started to slow we were able to begin to get our chefs out of the kitchen and into the community and [...]

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This entry was posted in Cornwall Food Foundation on 12th February 2016