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Mayor chooses BDC to host Christmas party
Get the Party Started: The Mayor with BDC trainee hospitality students

Mayor chooses BDC to host Christmas party

14 December 2013

The Mayor of Barking and Dagenham The Worshipfulness Hardial Singh Rai chose Barking & Dagenham College as the venue for his Christmas Party on Saturday 14 December 2013. The Mayor and 200 VIP guests enjoyed a wonderful meal prepared and served by our trainee chefs and hospitality students.

Preparation started in BDCs industry-standard kitchens on Friday 13 December, and the trainee chefs were in at 7.30am in the morning preparing the food for the guests, under the guidance of their professional chef tutors.

The Mayor, Councillor Hardial Singh Rai was full of praise for the student's efforts, saying:

"I was very impressed with the decorations and the way the venue and the reception were prepared for this festive event

"The students were very charming, cooperative and enthusiastic.  The food was prepared well and enjoyed by all.

"I wish the entire catering students and their manager a very happy Christmas and a prosperous and successful New Year."
The menu for the evening included:

Chicken Curry
Fisherman's Pie
Vegetable Pakoras and Samosas
Vegetarian Cous Cous
Vegetable Tangine



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