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



Modern Salad Grower – Fifteen Stories Part 10

Modern Salad Grower – Fifteen Stories Part 10
In part 10 of Fifteen Stories, Beth Druce visits Fifteen supplier Modern Salad Grower. A supplier to Fifteen for over 10 years, Beth Druce talks to Sean O'Neil about vegetable growing in Cornwall. Can you tell me a little about how Modern Salad Grower was founded - what's the story behind it? Our project at Narkurs [...]

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This entry was posted in Fifteen Stories on 26th August 2016



Whisky tasting and seasonal anti-pasti

Whisky tasting and seasonal anti-pasti
Wednesday 28 September 2016 An evening at the Fifteen Cornwall bar for a flight of ancient whiskies to match our seasonal anti-pasti. An intimate evening around our bar hosted by Alwynne Gwilt from William Grant & Sons UK who will showcase some of their ancient reserves, starting with a whisky based cocktail on arrival followed by a [...]

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This entry was posted in Drinks, What's on on 19th August 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


5 course tasting menu + wine tasting with Vinteloper wines

5 course tasting menu + wine tasting with Vinteloper wines
21 September 2016 Join us for an evening featuring a specially created five course tasting menu, matched to a "new wave" of wines from the Vinteloper vineyard based in the Adelaide Hills, Australia. Winery founder and producer David Bowley will introduce you to these unique "small batch" wines. He'll also talk about his passion for wine making and the [...]

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This entry was posted in What's on, Wine on 9th August 2016


XV Limited Edition Merlot 2015

XV Limited Edition Merlot 2015
When Elly (Head Sommelier at Fifteen Cornwall) and Mark Hellyar, Cornish Winemaker in Bordeaux, and owner of Chateau Civrac, sat down for coffee to discuss wine and life back in November 2015, they decided to make some wine together and a plan was hatched! 2015 was an excellent year for making wine in Bordeaux. Ripe [...]

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This entry was posted in Wine on 15th July 2016


Fifteen Apprentice Scheme – Fifteen Stories Part 9

Fifteen Apprentice Scheme – Fifteen Stories Part 9
Fifteen Stories Part 9 – Fifteen Apprentices   In part 9 of Fifteen Stories, Beth Druce visits the kitchen at Fifteen to learn about the apprentice scheme. The Fifteen Cornwall Apprentice programme is at the heart of Fifteen Cornwall and what it stands for. Each year, fifteen apprentices between the ages of 16 and 24 are [...]

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This entry was posted in Fifteen Stories on 19th June 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