hospitality

A Rising Star

Hospitality student Sara-Jayne Strachan returned to Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) ten years after gaining an HNC in Professional Cookery. Sara-Jayne, 30, who is also known as Salsa, is now graduating...

Hannah Beattie

Playing with knives

Former nursing student switches to cooking after eyesight diagnosis When Hannah Beattie was diagnosed as partially-sighted she was forced to give up her plans to qualify as a nurse and...

Gordon

Taste of Success

Professional Cookery student graduates from SRUC Professional Cookery student Gordon Cronshaw is enjoying the taste of success after completing an HNC at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). The 19-year-old from Edinburgh...

Chinchilas

Out of the Blue (Monday)

The third Monday of January has been awarded the gloomy name Blue Monday due to a combination of post-Christmas blues, cold dark nights and financial woes. As SRUC offers courses...

Diners at Themes Training Restaurant

Fresh New Look at Themes Restaurant

Themes Restaurant has undergone a makeover during the summer and is now open for lunchtime bookings. The restaurant, on the top floor of the main building at Elmwood, is run...

Catherine Devaney, Level 2 Diploma Professional Cookery student

Catherine Devaney – Professional Cookery

Catherine Devaney started her professional life as a lawyer in Edinburgh, but after moving to Fife and falling in love with the surroundings, she made a slight career change and...

Craig Trewern

Craig Trewern

Craig Trewern (31) from St Andrews came to SRUC Elmwood to study Hospitality after recommendations from family and friends about the well equipped facilities and pro-active teaching team. Craig, who...

Have A Flippin’ Good Pancake Day!

 Prehistoric Pancakes Historical Analyses of 30,000 year old grain grinding tools suggest that our Stone Age ancestors were as keen on pancakes are we are today.   Through the ages,...

Two hospitality students cooking

SRUC Advent Calendar: 21st December

In Scotland the tourism industry employs more than 200,000 people, making it one of the largest employment sectors in the country. Hospitality and cookery are essential parts of this industry and...

Catherine Harper and Jonathon Gray pictured with MasterChef 2017 finalist Lorna Robertson

Elmwood finalists meet MasterChef finalist at prestigious dinner

Gamekeeping student, Jonathon Gray and Hospitality student, Catherine Harper, from Elmwood campus recently reached the finals of the awards dinner of the Field to Fork 2017 competition. Twelve students from...