Careers in Food

Produced by Bettys & Taylors, these resources are designed for students who might be interested in a career in food, providing a useful insight into the wide variety of jobs that are possible. The video interviews cover many roles, from the Chairman of Bettys, through bakery managers and team leaders, to the people who work as cooks, look after food safety or purchase bakery ingredients. Curriculum areas covered in the careers videos include: design and market influences; social, economic, cultural and environmental considerations; storage of food and food products; understanding the functional properties of food. All the interviews are available as a downloadable transcript, and cover how each person started their role and what it is like in their area of the business.

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Lesley Wild - Chairman of Bettys

Produced by Bettys & Taylors, this interview with Lesley Wild, Chairman of Bettys, will give students a good understanding of her role and how Bettys hopes to inspire young people to enjoy cooking for themselves. The interview is presented as a series of short clips, in which Leslie answers the...

Linda Brunton-Douglas - Managing Director

Produced by Bettys & Taylors, this interview with Linda Brunton-Douglas, Managing Director of Bettys, will give students a good understanding of what her role involves, how business plans are developed and how success is measured. The interview is presented as a series of...

David Lofthouse - Cafe Cook

Produced by Bettys & Taylors, this interview with David Lofthouse, Cafe Cook at Bettys of Harrogate, will give students a good understanding of what it is like to work in a professional kitchen. The interview is presented as a series of short clips, in which David answers the...

Helen Proudfoot - Confectionary Leader

Produced by Bettys & Taylors, this interview with Helen Proudfoot, Confectionery Leader at Bettys, will give students an overview of her role and a good understanding of a typical day. The interview is presented as a series of short clips, in which Helen answers the questions below: 1. What...

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