Category Archives: News

ICSA Supports #CookForUkraine

SUPPORT #COOKFORUKRAINE WITH ICSA COOKERY SCHOOLS As Russia invaded Ukraine, the world watched on with, initially, horror. Devastation that this could be happening, pain at the horrific imagery rolling in and deep, distressing empathy for…

Gourmet Britain Consumer Survey Results

GOURMET BRITAIN | POST-PANDEMIC DINING AND LEISURE TRENDS 2021 A recent industry annual Gourmet Britain Food & Lifestyle Survey, which asked over 1000 consumer members of a dining club and the wider public to share…

British Food Fortnight

British Food Fortnight British Food Fortnight was launched on 18th September and will run until 3rd October. It’s a chance to celebrate everything that’s wonderful about British-grown produce, from fruit and veg to artisan cheese, wine and everything in…

ICSA Expands In Scotland

New ICSA Member In Scotland: Station House Cookery School Scotland's 'Station House Cookery School' Awarded Kite-mark of Quality by  ‘ICSA’ The Station House Cookery School has been awarded a prestigious kite-mark of quality and accreditation…

Organic September

The Health Benefits of Eating Organic Eating healthily isn’t a new concept, but it’s only really been in the last decade that we’ve become conscious about the relationship between our diet and our wellbeing. ICSA…

ICSA Associate

New Entry Level Category for New Members

COOKERY SCHOOL ‘ASSOCIATE’ This year ICSA has launched a new level of membership for cookery schools who aspire to accreditation, but are perhaps not quiet ready and may need a little more support and guidance…

CTH Academic courses provided by ICSA Cookery Schools

ICSA Partnernship with CTH

The Independent Cookery Schools Association (ICSA) is pleased to announce a formal partnership with The Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH). ICSA is the only independent, not-for-profit, regulatory body for cookery schools in the UK,…

ICSA PPE Assurance

All ICSA Accredited cookery Schools who display our ‘ICSA Assurance’ Kite Mark have agreed to adhere to the below minimum standards. Support All PPE will be Hospital Grade All member schools have the option to…

ICSA Assessment Process

Accreditation Assessment Process and Procedures By Andrew Maxwell, ICSA Founder Member and Accreditation Inspector ICSA was founded in 2014 by industry leaders, on a platform to support the best of the UK’s independent cookery school…

James Day ICSA Director of Marketing

ICSA’s New Director of Marketing

We are delighted to welcome on board James Day as Director of Marketing,  James is a qualified and highly experienced Marketer, specialising in the Hospitality Industry for over 25 years. A life long supporter of independent accredited…

TRENDS- JAMMY DODGERS

Organised retail is experiencing growth worldwide, leading to increase in number of private-label brands. Interestingly, the biggest growth is to be seen in  new retailers entering the market space, attracted by the growing popularity of fruit…

Government to encourage LHAs to tackle obesity 

Evidence of UK Government’s intentions, at least from the NHS point of view to actively  encourage local health authorities to up their game on obesity and diabetes prevention is evidenced by a number of conferences…

Allergen Awareness

This news comes from Allergen Awareness. As anticipated there was always going to be some element of change to the allergen labelling laws due in July 2016. *The attached guide is for distributing among colleagues…

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