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11th July 2022

LACA unveils 2022 Finishing Touches winners

Written by: Edward Waddell
Mandy Saunders from IFG Food was announced as the Finishing Touches Best in Show winner at the LACA Main Event.

Finishing Touches is a competition organised by LACA in association with the Craft Guild of Chefs. The competition is aimed at staff employed in any aspect of education catering capable of producing craft pieces.

The competition provides entrants with the opportunity to show off their skills, which would not normally be seen during their everyday profession.

Finishing Touches results:

  • Cake Suitable for Special Diet: Sharon Dodson – Kirklees County Service
  • Cupcakes: Lee Hodgson – HCL Ltd
  • Cheesecake: Joana Gaspar – Taylor Shaw
  • Individual Tart: Joana Gaspar – Taylor Shaw
  • Sculpted or Carved Cake: Erin Ward – Innovate – IFG
  • Decorated Novelty Cake: Lauren Laws – HCL Ltd
  • Vegetarian Quiche: Lorna Nolan – Derbyshire County Council
  • Filled and/or Sponge, Gateau or Cake: Joana Gaspar – Taylor Shaw
  • 50% Fruit Dessert: Rebecca Britton – Impact Food Group
  • Tray Bake: Jenny Babbington – Educaterers Ltd
  • Biscuits: Tracy Healy – Kirklees Catering Service
  • Floral Sugarcraft Display: Rachel Kirk – Taylor Shaw
  • Themed Presentation Display: Roberto Olival – Caterlink
  • Decorated Celebration Cake: Mandy Saunders – IFG Food