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Our Academy Ambassador, Steve Munkley was Executive Head Chef at The Royal Garden Hotel for over 23 years, where he managed a brigade of 60 talented chefs. Steve is also a Vice President of the Craft Guild of Chefs and is heavily involved in the Guild’s graduate awards scheme and is also chef-director of the International Salon Culinaire at HRC.

Steve regularly visits colleges around the UK on behalf of the Academy, if you'd like to arrange for Steve to talk to your students, please get in touch!

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