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Success of Chef Takeover Dinner at Debut Restaurant, City College Norwich

Posted 23/05/2017 in Charitable News

Richard was proud to be involved with the hugely successful Chef Takeover Dinners at the Debut Restaurant, City College Norwich in January. The review below shows why the opportunities to work with supportive employers is so important to the students of the Hotel School, College.


NNUH Dining Scheme Recognised at National Awards

Posted 03/05/2017 in Charitable News

In his role as Chef Consultant for Serco and NNUH, Richard is pleased to have been involved with this award winning initiative.


The Assembly House Hosts a Special Ceremony for Second World War Veterans

Posted 28/02/2017 in Charitable News

Last week The Assembly House hosted a special ceremony for recipients of the Legion d’Honneur.


Reepham School Visit - Adopt a School Week

Posted 28/02/2017 in Charitable News

As part of the recent National Adopt a School week Richard welcomed pupils from Reepham High School.


Richard Hughes Adopts a School

Posted 09/02/2017 in Charitable News

As part of National Adopt a School week, Richard welcomed pupils from Browick Road Primary School in Wymondham to the cookery school yesterday.


Chef Takeover Dinner at Debut Restaurant, City College Norwich

Posted 16/01/2017 in Charitable News

Richard will be taking over the kitchen of City College Norwich's Debut Restaurant on Tuesday 31st January as part of their Chef Takeover Dinners 2016-17.


Chef Richard Hughes cooks up a treat at Wymondham’s Browick Road Primary School

Posted 02/12/2016 in Charitable News

Richard gave a bread masterclass to children from Browick Road School, Wymondham this week as part of the Chefs Adopt A School programme.


Richard Takes Part in National School Meals Week

Posted 15/11/2016 in Charitable News

In conjunction with Norse Catering “National School Meals Week”, a school cook from Millfield Primary School, North Walsham recently spent a day in the kitchens at The Assembly House. 


Top Norfolk Chef Pays Visit to NSFT's Budding Bakers

Posted 11/11/2016 in Charitable News

One of Norfolk’s top chefs, Richard Hughes, made a special appearance at a tea party to mark the
end of a unique team-building initiative by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust staff. As Great British Bake Off fever swept the nation this autumn, a team of budding bakers at the Trust’s Sandringham Ward, NSFT’s specialist dementia unit at the Julian Hospital, in Norwich, rose to their own team-building challenge.


National Adopt a School Week 6th-10th February 2017

Posted 18/10/2016 in Charitable News

The Adopt a School team are proud to announce the launch of National Adopt a School Week and invite you to support us during this nationwide campaign. Our first press release will be published in this week's The Caterer and further details are available from head office upon request (email: