Yes Chef!

On March 4th, Year 10 Hospitality and Catering students visited The Met Hotel in Leeds city centre. This was an amazing opportunity for our students and proved to be an enriching and unforgettable experience for them. Guided by the Executive Chef and Chef de Partie, they stepped into the bustling world of professional kitchens, assuming the roles of apprentice chefs for a morning. Collaborating to prepare a sumptuous lunch, they honed their culinary skills under the guidance of seasoned professionals.

The highlight of the day came as they transitioned from the kitchen to the dining area, serving the meticulously seasoned and spiced meal to each other. This hands-on approach provided invaluable insights into both the artistry and teamwork essential to the hospitality industry.

Following the culinary adventure, students embarked on a tour of the hotel, delving into its rich history dating back to the 19th century. They gained a comprehensive understanding of the inner workings of a city centre hotel, including its clientele and corporate operations.

The trip proved to be not only educational but also inspirational, offering students a glimpse into potential career paths within their city. Overall, the visit to The Met Hotel was a resounding success, leaving a lasting impression on all participants and igniting their passion for the world of hospitality.