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NATIONAL RESTAURATEURS' DINNER
Join us for the 30th National Restaurateurs’ Dinner (NRD) EARLY BIRD TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE
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January Plenary Meeting
On Monday 9th January the Members of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts will meet at Westminster Kingsway College for the first Plenary Meeting of 2017. Rick Stein OBE will be talking about his 'Life and Times'...
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July Plenary
On Monday 4th July the Members of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts will meet at the Rosewood, London for the July Plenary Meeting.
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Annual General Meeting
On Monday 6th June the Members of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts will meet at Grovesnor House for the Annual General Meeting.
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Leading the hospitality profession by example - shaping its future through education

Founded in 1980, the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts is Britain’s leading professional association of Head Chefs, Pastry Chefs, Restaurant Managers and suppliers, uniting like-minded professionals in the pursuit of a stronger future for the hospitality industry.

The Academy’s objectives are primarily focused on the education and training of young people in the hospitality industry through the provision of career opportunities, recognising and rewarding talent and skill, as well as raising standards and awareness of food, food provenance, cooking and service.

The Academy is immensely honoured to have His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales as its Patron.

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ROYAL ACADEMY OF CULINARY ARTS ANNUAL AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE 2017 IS NOW OPEN FOR ENTRIES!
The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts is now accepting entries for the Annual Awards of Excellence 2017. Applicants must currently be working full-time in the UK as a Chef, Pastry Chef or Waiter and should be aged between 20 and 26 on 31st December 2016.
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EIGHTH MASTER OF CULINARY ARTS TO LAUNCH IN JANUARY 2017
On 31st January 2017 the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts will launch the eighth Master of Culinary Arts (MCA). Based on the Meilleur Ouvrier de France (MOF), the MCA is the UK hospitality industry’s most prestigious award for head chefs, pastry chefs and
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Annual Awards of Excellence Winners Trip Reports to Los Angeles
Annual Awards of Excellence 2015 Winners Scholarship Trip to Los Angeles with The Dorchester Collection
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Video of Annual Awards of Excellence 2016 Gala Dinner
Re-live the fabulous Annual Awards of Excellence 2016 Gala Dinner at Claridge's on Tuesday 12th July, where we celebrated the 27 Award winners, and announced the Young Chef, Young Pastry Chef and Young Waiter of the year.
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