GIRLS’ COLLEGE

Will Torrent

Will Torrent is a consultant pastry chef to Waitrose, Global Ambassador for Cacao Barry, WorldSkills UK and the Christian charity Tearfund as well as being a member of the Craft Guild of Chefs, Academy of Chocolate and Guild of Food Writers. In 2013 he was inaugurated also as a Patron on the world-renowned London School of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure at the University of West London and is also a regular tutor at The Bertinet Cookery School in Bath. In 2014, Will was celebrated as one of the brightest prospects in the hospitality industry under the age of 30 at the Acorn Awards 2014. Will also hosts
culinary theatres at trade and public shows such as Cake International, Salon Du Chocolat London and Speciality Chocolate Live as well as presenting award ceremonies including The Cake Awards, VQ Day,Movenpick Gourmet Dessert Chef of the Year, Cacao Barry World Chocolate Masters UK Final and more.  RPS1780_Will_Torrent_163
Pâtisserie at Home his first book was released in April 2013, aiming to take
the fear factor out of desserts and in 2014 released Chocolate at Home where he demystifies the dark art of chocolate making also published by Ryland, Peters and Small. In 2015 he released Afternoon tea at Home to critical acclaim, helping bring the elegance of afternoon tea to your table at home. To help launch Afternoon Tea at Home, Will designed two exclusive pieces of patisserie that were sold in The Tea Room at Harrods for a limited time.

More info: www.willtorrent.com


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Lakefield as a centre for excellence and as a charity we are turning out some of the best young chefs in the country today and the best professionals in the hospitality industry. Lakefield Hospitality Courses provide hospitality and cookery courses. Our London cooking school has a wide range of Professional Cookery NVQ’s Courses, Hospitality NVQ’s Courses, Professional Chef NVQ’s courses, Hospitality Supervision NVQ and Hospitality Short Courses. It also offers the possibility to live in and work.

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