Catering Apprentice Namakau was shortlisted for Shining Star at prestigious Boutique Hotel Awards after impressing her employer, The William Cecil Hotel with her top Catering and Hospitality skills.

The awards celebrate the talents of the culinary stars of the future from country house hotels to boutiques in the city to give the likes of Namakau the recognition they deserve.

Making the shortlist for the final at Hotel Olympia, London is an amazing achievement for Namakau and puts her amongst some of the very best in the Catering and Hospitality industry.

Namakau said “the professional real life experience I’ve gained in the College’s Gallery Restaurant secured me a job at one of Stamford’s high-class restaurants”.

If you want to become a star in the Catering industry like Namakau, click here to learn more about our courses or pop in and see our industry standard kitchens and real working restaurant for yourself at our Open Evening on January 24th from 5pm to 8pm. Click here to book online.

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Boutique Hotel Award's Shining Star Namakau Nkhosi in The Gallery Restaurant

Boutique Hotel Award’s Shining Star Namakau Nkhosi in The Gallery Restaurant