Rollits Education Team advises Leeds City College on restaurant joint venture with Flannels
The Education Team at Rollits, which has been recommendedfor its expertise in the sector in the latest edition of The Legal500, has assisted Leeds City College on a joint venture to operatea high end restaurant at Flannels` store on Vicar Lane inLeeds.
Located on the top floor, The Food Academy at Flannels isoperated with the help of the College`s most talented catering andhospitality students. After completing their training with theCollege, those students who have excelled in the kitchen and frontof house have the opportunity to be employed as apprentices at therestaurant, providing invaluable industry experience in aprofessional, high quality environment.
Jane Pither, Leeds City College`s Deputy Principal CorporateServices and Resource Management, who led on the project for theCollege, commented:
"The team at Rollits understood the College`s vision to giveour students a fantastic opportunity to gain first-hand experiencein a professional restaurant environment in the heart of the city.Working as part of the College`s team, Rollits really supported usin bringing together all the elements of the joint venture so thatwe were able to complete the matter in quite a tight timeframe. Therestaurant is now running well and the feedback from students andcustomers has been overwhelmingly positive."
Commenting on the venture Tom Morrison, Partner at Rollitsand head of the Education Team, said:
"We were delighted to help bring this ambitious projecttogether. We pulled together expertise from a number of the lawyersin our highly regarded Education Team to make sure that the outcomematched the College`s vision. We are very proud to have played apart in helping the College to secure for its students a uniqueopportunity which I know they are embracing withenthusiasm."
As part of our support for this exciting venture, and tocelebrate the latest seasonal menu at The Food Academy at Flannels,Rollits is offering the opportunity to five readers of this articleto obtain a £10 refund on their food bill at the restaurant. To bein with a chance please send in a copy of your restaurant receiptto Tom Morrison (email@example.com) with your name andcontact details. The first five to arrive will be sent a cheque anda note of thanks for helping to support The Food Academy and itsapprentices.
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