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MASTER OF CULINARY ARTS 2017 OPEN FOR ENTRIES
Posted: 02/02/2017

On 31st January 2017, 30 years after it was first established, the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts launched the eighth Master of Culinary Arts (MCA), at Searcys Knightsbridge, 30 Pavilion Road. Based on the Meilleur Ouvrier de France (MOF), the MCA is the
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ROYAL ACADEMY OF CULINARY ARTS ANNUAL AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE 2017 IS NOW OPEN FOR ENTRIES!
Posted: 09/01/2017

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
Posted: 04/01/2017

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
Posted: 20/12/2016

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
Posted: 28/09/2016

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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WINNERS OF THE ANNUAL AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE 2016 PRESENTED AT CLARIDGE’S
Posted: 18/07/2016

The leading lights of the hospitality industry came together on Tuesday 12th July at Claridge’s to celebrate the winners of the Annual Awards of Excellence (AAE). The evening was hosted by John Williams MBE, Chairman of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts,
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ANNUAL AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE WINNERS ANNOUNCED
Posted: 07/07/2016

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts is proud to announce the winners of the Annual Awards of Excellence 2016:
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The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts welcomes 4 new Fellows
Posted: 14/06/2016

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts’ Annual General Meeting took place on Monday 6th June at Grosvenor House. Each year at the Annual General Meeting a number of senior Academicians are
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ANNUAL AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE FINALISTS ANNOUNCED
Posted: 27/04/2016

The AAE is the most prestigious award available to young professionals in the hospitality industry today, recognising and encouraging the most talented ambitious Chefs, Pastry Chefs and Waiters. Since it began in 1983 over 500 young professionals have ach
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Annual Awards of Excellence 2016 is now OPEN for entries!
Posted: 04/01/2016

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts is now accepting entries for the Annual Awards of Excellence 2016
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Industry Leaders Reflect on the Annual Awards of Excellence
Posted: 24/07/2015

Industry Leaders Reflect on the Annual Awards of Excellence
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WINNERS OF THE ANNUAL AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE 2015 PRESENTED AT CLARIDGE’S
Posted: 16/07/2015

The leading lights of the hospitality industry came together on Tuesday 14th July to celebrate the winners of the Annual Awards of Excellence (AAE).
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Position Vacant at the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts
Posted: 18/06/2015

JOB TITLE: EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT / SECRETARY / PR
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Investees’ eulogies to their mentors
Posted: 10/06/2015

Speeches form our new Fellows of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts
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REMARKABLE YEAR FOR THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF CULINARY ARTS
Posted: 05/06/2015

Celebrating our 35th Anniversary and 25th Anniversary of Adopt School
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PRESS RELEASE: 4th JUNE 2015
Posted: 05/06/2015

AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
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Annual Awards of Excellence: Finalists Announced
Posted: 27/04/2015

Following nine semi-finals around the UK, in which an unprecedented number of enthusiastic young chefs, pastry chefs and waiters competed, 47 candidates have successfully reached the standard of excellence required to go through to the finals.
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Annual Awards of Excellence Semi-Finalists Announced
Posted: 13/03/2015

Following an unprecedented number of entries the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts is proud to announce the names of the Annual Awards of Excellence 2015 semi-finalists:
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Annual Awards of Excellence 2013 Winners Scholarship Trip to Los Angeles with The Dorchester Collection
Posted: 26/02/2015

Annual Awards of Excellence 2013 Winners Scholarship Trip to Los Angeles with The Dorchester Collection
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ANNUAL AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE 2015 IS OPEN FOR ENTRIES!
Posted: 05/01/2015

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts is now accepting entries for the Annual Awards of Excellence 2015.
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CELEBRATING 18 OUTSTANDING GRADUATES
Posted: 28/10/2014

CELEBRATING 18 OUTSTANDING GRADUATES: THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF CULINARY ARTS BOURNEMOUTH & POOLE SPECIALISED CHEF GRADUATION CEREMONY AT THE LANGHAM HOTEL
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WINNERS OF THE ANNUAL AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE 2014 PRESENTED AT CLARIDGE’S
Posted: 17/07/2014

The leading lights of the hospitality industry came together on Wednesday 16th July to celebrate the winners of the Annual Awards of Excellence (AAE).
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The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts Introduces New Fellows and Honorary Members
Posted: 09/07/2014

Our Annual General Meeting took place on Monday 9th June at Café Royal Hotel. More than eighty Academy members met to discuss the year’s successes, and particularly the Academy’s first year as the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts.
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Annual Awards of Excellence 2014 Winners Announced
Posted: 27/05/2014

Following Finals the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts is proud to announce the winners of the Annual Awards of Excellence 2014.
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Annual Awards of Excellence 2014 Finalists Announced
Posted: 28/04/2014

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts is proud to announce the finalists of the Annual Awards of Excellence 2014.
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Stars of the Industry Raise over £80,000 for the Future of Hospitality at The 27th National Restaurateurs’ Dinner
Posted: 11/04/2014

Once again, three of the industry’s leading organisations The Academy of Food & Wine Service, the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts and the Restaurant Association joined forces, welcoming esteemed members of the hospitality sector to celebrate the year’s suc
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Annual Awards of Excellence Semi-Finalists Announced
Posted: 21/03/2014

Following an unprecedented number of entries the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts is proud to announce the names of the Annual Awards of Excellence 2014
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CELEBRATING 5 EXCEPTIONAL GRADUATES: THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF CULINARY ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF WEST LONDON GRADUATION CEREMONY AT THE HILTON HEATHROW TERMINAL 5
Posted: 17/03/2014

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts, University of West London Apprenticeship Programme took place at The Hilton Heathrow Terminal 5 on Friday 14th March, celebrating the success of 5 exceptional young graduates.
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Annual Awards of Excellence 2014 is Open for Entries Now
Posted: 06/01/2014

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts is now accepting entries for the Annual Awards of Excellence 2014. 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 2013.
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The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts and Chefs Adopt a School would like to wish you a Happy Christmas
Posted: 23/12/2013

2013 has been another outstanding year and we would like to take this moment to look back on some of the Academy's achievements.
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The Master of Culinary Arts 2013 Live on Coolcucumber.tv
Posted: 20/12/2013

The Master of Culinary Arts 2013 went live yesterday afternoon on Coolcucumber.tv.
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The Master of Culinary Arts 2013 Chefs Share Their Thoughts on Achieving the Award
Posted: 02/12/2013

We speak to the Chefs who achieved an MCA in this years competition to hear their thoughts on the award.
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Master of Culinary Arts 2013 Pastry Chef Winners' Reactions
Posted: 21/11/2013

The Master of Culinary Arts 2013 Pastry Chef Winners have revealed their reaction to achieving the award.
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Top Names Amongst Record Number of Masters of Culinary Arts Announced by Royal Academy
Posted: 01/11/2013

Last night we announced the winners of the Master of Culinary Arts 2013 at a glittering Gala Dinner held at Claridge's.
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Master of Culinary Arts 2013: Previous Winners and Judges Discuss the Competition and What it Means to Them
Posted: 31/10/2013

We have asked previous winners and judges of the Master of Culinary Arts for their views on the competition. Read on to find out what they said.
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Celebrating 25 Outstanding Graduates: The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts Bournemouth & Poole Specialised Chef Graduation Ceremony at The Langham Hotel
Posted: 29/10/2013

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts Bournemouth & Poole College Specialised Chef Graduation Ceremony took place at The Langham hotel last night, celebrating the success of 25 outstanding young graduates.
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Master of Culinary Arts 2013: The Tasks
Posted: 28/10/2013

The MCA is an extensive test of skill, craftsmanship and technical ability. 2013 was no exception, read on to find out about the challenging tasks faced by this year's candidates.
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Master of Culinary Arts 2013: Meet The Finalists
Posted: 27/10/2013

There are 17 talented Finalists in the 2013 MCA. Read on to find out more about them.
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Master of Culinary Arts: A Background
Posted: 24/10/2013

With only a week to go until the winners of the MCA 2013 are announced, find out more about the MCA and how it started.
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Master of Culinary Arts Finals Now Completed
Posted: 14/10/2013

The MCA 2013 Finals have now been completed. The Results will be announced at Claridge's on 31st October.
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MCA 2013 Restaurant Management & Service Final
Posted: 03/10/2013

The Master of Culinary Arts 2013 Restaurant Management & Service Final took place at Le Gavroche on Saturday 21st September. Check out the gallery for photographs of the six talented finalists in action. The winners will be announced at a Gala Dinner ta
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A Magical Evening with Raymond Blanc at the Legendary 2 Michelin Starred Oxfordshire Manor House in Aid of Chefs Adopt a School
Posted: 26/09/2013

Last night 50 guests enjoyed a magical evening with Raymond Blanc at Le Manoir Aux Quat'Saisons all in aid of Chefs Adopt a School.
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Nick Shottel - A Profile
Posted: 13/09/2013

Nick Shottel was invested at this year's Annual General Meeting and has kindly shared the story behind his career to date.
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Cyrus Todiwala OBE DL - A Profile
Posted: 20/08/2013

Cyrus Todiwala OBE DL was invested at this year's Annual General Meeting and has kindly recounted the story behind his career to date.
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Paul Askew - A Profile
Posted: 16/08/2013

After being invested at this year's Annual General Meeting, Paul Askew kindly enlightened us to the interesting story behind his career to date.
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Looking Back on the Annual Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner
Posted: 26/07/2013

On Monday 15th July we held the Annual Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner at The Royal Horseguards.
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Annual Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner 2013
Posted: 16/07/2013

Winners of the Annual Awards of Excellence 2013 were presented at the Royal Horseguard's Hotel last night.
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Hospitality Industry Stars Amongst Master of Culinary Arts 2013 Finalists
Posted: 04/07/2013

Some of the UK's top Chefs, Pastry Chefs and Restaurant Managers have been named Finalists in the 2013 Master of Culinary Arts, following tough Semi-Finals held over the last two months.
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AGM Report 2014/2015
Posted: 04/07/2013

We are pleased to inform you that the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts and Adopt a School 2014/2015 AGM report is accessible here.
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Annual Awards of Excellence 2013 Winners Announced
Posted: 28/06/2013

Following Finals held at Le Gavroche, The Gleneagles Hotel, University of West London and Westminster Kingsway College, the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts is pleased to announce the winners of the Annual Awards of Excellence 2013.
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Annual General Meeting 2013
Posted: 24/06/2013

The latest news from the Annual General Meeting, which took place on 10th June 2013 at Coutts, 440 The Strand
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Royal Academy of Culinary Arts Press Release
Posted: 19/06/2013

Press Release announcing the Academy of Culinary Arts' new 'Royal' title
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Academy of Culinary Arts announces Royal title
Posted: 11/06/2013

The Academy of Culinary Arts has been granted the honour of becoming the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts. The newly bestowed 'Royal' title confirms the Academy's pre-eminience in the world of hospitality.
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Annual Awards of Excellence 2013 Finalists Announced
Posted: 24/05/2013

The Academy of Culinary Arts is pleased to announce the Finalists of the Annual Awards of Excellence
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MCA 2013 SEMI-FINALISTS ANNOUNCED
Posted: 24/05/2013

The Academy of Culinary Arts is delighted to announce the 32 Semi-Finalists. The first Semi-Final - Pastry - will take place at Westminster College Kingsway on Saturday 18th May.
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Annual Awards of Excellence 2013 Semi-Finalists Announced
Posted: 14/03/2013

Following an unprecedented number of entries the Academy of Culinary Arts is delighted to announce the AAE 2013 Semi-Finalists.
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Master of Culinary Arts 2013 Launched
Posted: 13/02/2013

Academy of Culinary Arts seeks top industry talent in the MCA 2013
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Annual Awards of Excellence 2013
Posted: 19/11/2012

We are now open for entries!
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Restaurant Show panel discussion
Posted: 19/11/2012

Hospitality goes back to school- Encouraging kids into the profession
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'Best Initiative Award' 2012 Springboard Awards for Excellence
Posted: 19/11/2012

Many congratulations to James Holden
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