Our Training

Training & Consultancy Options – 2023 / 2024:

Whether you are looking to build your knowledge around sustainable catering to hit company targets, or simply want a team day centred around sustainable food practices, our team have numerous training and consultancy packages available, as well as the option to build your bespoke offer.

See below for samples of the packages available, but please do get in touch for more details: sustainablecatering@foodforlife.org.uk

Shareable pdf of Training & Consultancy options 23/24

Training Packages:

Waste Reduction Workshop - Any organisation / online or in person

In this proactive session we explore ways to reduce waste for your food business for positive results both for the planet and your pocket, with a tailor-made action plan and practical tips for your organisation.

Out on the Farm – Any organisation / in person only

This bespoke package is perfect for a team building / activity day for any organisation to reconnect with where your food comes from, with informative sessions around sustainable food.

Sustainability Policies and Procedure Training - Any organisation / online or in person

In this practical session we equip you with tools, templates, and resources to ensure you can successfully manage the brilliant changes you are making. This course is perfect for procurement teams, catering & kitchen managers, ops & facilities managers, and anyone with a sustainability role.

Awards Training - Award Holders / online or in person

Enhance the knowledge of your teams on the ground in this interactive session either online or at your site of choice to embed what it means to be a Food for Life Served Here or Green Kitchen Standard certified caterer.

Virtual Training – Award Holders / online only

This interactive session in all things FFLSH/GKS will cover the headlines of your award - what it means to have it, why it is important, how to maintain it and how we can communicate it internally and externally.

Specific Standards Workshops - Award holders & those working towards the Award / online or in person

A tailored workshop to breakdown each standard and support you on the best ways to meet the standard.

Consultancy Options:

Below are a few of the types of consultancy options we have available. However, our expert team are on hand to provide support across a vast range of topics with bespoke sessions and courses. Please get in touch to start creating a tailor-made consultancy package for your organisation today.

Menu Development / Reformulation

There are various ways we can support with menus:

Planning a menu for FFLSH / Data analysis support / Less but better meat / Action to reduce UPF’s / What do we mean by plant based / Nutritional analysis / Practical skills / Recipe development / Waste reduction / audit of ingredients / supply chains.

Nutritional Guideline support

Guidance and support to ensure your menus are they best they can be and meet the needs for your customers:

Nutritional analysis / Menus check for sector guidelines / Balanced Scorecard and SDG reporting support / Natasha’s Law labelling guidance

Licensee renewal support

Full benchmarking session / Standards support / Advice and support to progress silver or gold award. ,

Cool Food Pro

Walkthrough of Cool Food Pro CO2 calculator / Baseline analysis / Follow up Action Plan / Support Calls / On-site education workshops or presentations / Continued development support for subsequent years .
Commission Our Work

in Food for Life schools eat around a third more fruit and vegetables than pupils in comparison schools, and significantly more fruit and vegetables at home.

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