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Lakes College is the first college in Cumbria to receive an AA Rosette

Graduates restaurant at Lakes College has been awarded the AA College Rosette as a result of exceptional hospitality. It is the first college in Cumbria to receive the accolade. The restaurant is run by the catering team, with students taking responsibility for running the kitchen and front of house service with supervision from tutors.

The team were granted the award for their well-structured and managed service, and can now count themselves among some of the very best culinary teams in the country. This also follows the People 1st accreditation that the restaurant recently received as a formal recognition of good practice.

The AA have been awarding exceptional service since 1912 and the restaurant team. Reviewers for the award were presented three courses to judge, taking into account the quality of both the food and service provided by the students. The feedback received was very positive, identifying that the restaurant has achieved standards that stand out in the local area.

Chris Nattress, Principal at Lakes College, comments “This accolade is a fantastic achievement for our catering team and the college as a whole. Graduates restaurant is a popular venue that prides itself on quality so the AA Rosette is well deserved. The staff and students work incredibly hard to ensure guests receive the best experience possible so it’s wonderful to see this has been recognised.”

Graduates restaurant is open for business at lunch time on Wednesdays and Thursday evenings. For more information or to book, please call 01946 839300.