THE last few student places are available for those considering joining the first intake of the Simon Rogan Front of House Academy.

On the course, which is running in conjunction with Kendal College, students will enhance their knowledge with regular producer visits, masterclasses, and vineyard trips. On successful completion of the course, students will undertake a weeklong fully expensed stagiaire at Simon Rogan's one Michelin starred Hong Kong restaurant Roganic.

Sam Ward, managing director of the Umbel Restaurant Group, said: "As with our other Simon Rogan Academy courses the cutting-edge Front of House Academy offers fully accredited training. This is designed to equip the students who enrol on the course with the necessary skills and confidence to become an integral part of one of the UK’s leading restaurant groups. Anyone considering a change in career or simply an opportunity to join one of the UK hospitality sector’s most progressive restaurant groups should make sure they get their applications in before 14th November.’’

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