Bidfood’s cookery roadshow a hit with charity chefs

19 March 2019

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Without the support of our dedicated Food Partners, FareShare couldn’t redistribute nearly as much food to our network of 10,000 frontline charities and community groups across the UK.

Chefs from one of these food partners, Bidfood, are going the extra mile to tackle food waste. They’re running a series of workshops aimed at our charities’ volunteer cooks, giving them the chance to experiment with new recipes, so they can create even more healthy (and delicious) meals from surplus food.

Bidfood’s Developmental Chef Wayne, said: “My colleagues in the Chef Development Team and I wanted to share our skills and knowledge with these dedicated people so that they really make the most of the surplus food they receive – which we know can be really diverse and unpredictable.”

“Today I’m cooking lunch and dinner for 25 to 30 people affected by alcohol and drug misuse and mental health conditions. FareShare redistributes surplus food to a vast range of well deserving organisations, and it has been great to work with them to support these local community projects that do so much for the people who need it most.”
From Scotland to the Midlands, the team have travelled all over the UK to cook up a range of nutritious and balanced meals, from wholesome butternut squash and sweet potato soup to Japanese gyoza, and a hearty American beef stew.

Stay up-to-date with the work Bidfood are doing with us via our FareShare Twitter here.

“We wanted to share our skills and knowledge with these dedicated people so that they really make the most of the surplus food they receive – which we know can be really diverse and unpredictable.”