•   Pre-16 Learners

Working at 1853

Event providers: UCEN Manchester

Interested in a future that offers a fun and fulfilling learning experience in an industry that’s flourishing and bursting with fresh ideas and opportunities? Then the fast-paced, multi-billion-pound hospitality and catering industry could offer the perfect fit.

Get industry insight at our new 1853 training restaurant, you’ll spend the day training with current students at the Industry Excellence Academy for Hospitality and Catering (within The Manchester College). With the rare opportunity to gain work experience serving alongside our service team to create high-quality food and drinks including mocktails and desserts. Followed by the chance to dine in a friendly and relaxed environment – with the food and drinks you will have made yourself.

After lunch you will have the opportunity to meet an ex-alumni Aaron Lee Tran. At just 24-years old, South Manchester-born Aaron Lee Tran is the Founder and chef at South Manny Flavaz. His food journey began packing prawn crackers for his auntie and he’s worked his way up in the catering industry across France, Italy and the UK.


This brand new event hits 6/7 of your Gatsby benchmarks.

Limited places available – reserve your spot now!!

We have space for 10 learners per school. 

For more information please contact me at kbell@ucenmanchester.ac.uk

Event Age Groups IconY10, Y11

12 May 2023 - 12 May 2023


UCEN Manchester City Centre Campus

On Campus

Gatsby benchmark 1 2 4 5 6 7

RPF learner outcomes LO1 LO2 LO3 LO5

Booking info

Available Places: Max 30 places

Please note this event is fully reserved - any new bookings will be added to a waiting list or offered an alternative date in June.