PACE Makes a Difference

We are dedicated to positively shaping hospitality and catering education and training for the good of our members, the sector and the hospitality industry. Our successful campaigns and achievements include:

  • Curriculum reform regarding the Professional Cookery and Professional Service qualification

  • Delay of the introduction of functional skills into apprentice frameworks

  • Creation of the Ethnic Chef Qualifications and Apprenticeship titles

  • Protection of guided learning hours

  • Creation of the National Skills Academy following the demise of the CoVE system

  • Development of Barista Qualification

  • Promotion of the IOH qualification in supervisory management

  • Sharing of TQS bid applications and intelligence

  • Sharing of curriculum practices regarding the introduction and delivery of Professional Cookery Diplomas

  • Representation on all relevant curriculum development groups

  • Fundraising activities for Hospitality Action and the Teenage Cancer Trust

  • Staff development CPD for attendees of National Conference

  • Communications network for the promotion of regional and national competitions

  • Increased attendees and scope of the National Conference

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Membership Benefits

  • Personal development through networking and interaction with like-minded professionals
  • A chance to hold office and participate in the advancement of your profession
  • Regional meetings to discuss key issues
  • Annual Conference with reduced rates for members
  • Access to great resources

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