Jamie invited to open new school kitchen

JAMIE Oliver could dish out a lesson in healthy eating to Worle schoolchildren when he's invited to open a new canteen. The star chef could be guest of honour when Worle Community School opens its new £1.6m canteen in September. The school is putting a pi

JAMIE Oliver could dish out a lesson in healthy eating to Worle schoolchildren when he's invited to open a new canteen.The star chef could be guest of honour when Worle Community School opens its new £1.6m canteen in September.The school is putting a pitch together to net the celebrity with the help of a Sainsbury's food advisor, nutrition expert Judith Morris.Judith, who has met the chef four times and been to his private country house, says the fact that the canteen will have no deep fat fryers and a focus on fresh food will help grab the star's attention.The bid has come at an excellent time, following Jamie's recent return to the screen with Channel 4's The Return of Jamie's School Dinners.Worle's head of media arts, David Jenkins, said: "Apparently Jamie will be very receptive as long as we got in early enough. He's in the news again, so maybe he'll be up for it."If we can't get him we'll try and get someone else as famous as he is, but we'd really like him because he's done so much to improve school food."Judith, who has helped set up several healthy eating projects in the Weston area, said: "I speak to Jamie Oliver every couple of months because I am one of 51 Sainsbury's Food Advisors."The school and I will make a special pitch to him saying how important it is that he comes."* Pictured: Judith, back row left, at one of Jamie's quarterly food advisor meetings.


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