Strawberry Fields is a Work Based Training service for people seeking a career in catering and hospitality, offering skills and confidence in a safe, supportive and friendly environment.
Strawberry Fields is based in the Carousel Children’s Centre in Braintree. The team there provide meals and snacks for a busy Sure Start Children’s Centre, catering for more than 50 children a day, making snacks and meals that meet strict Government guidelines on nutrition. The team also run a community café from the main hall, which is open five days a week offering a variety of snacks and drinks in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere for a number of community groups which use the facility on a weekly basis. In addition the centre caters for outside events and provides buffets that deliver quality and value, throughout the Braintree and Witham areas.
The centre offers the opportunity to gain experience within a fully working commercial kitchen, encouraging independence, increased confidence, work related skills and knowledge. Our staff at Strawberry Fields specialise in training based on good health and safety practice and food hygiene, so whether customers are looking to gain paid employment in catering or want to improve their domestic skills, Strawberry Fields can help.
Please call the centre for pricing information.
Monday - Friday: 9.30 am – 3.00 pm