Archfield House Nursery Chef

benBen is our wonderful chef at Archfield House Nursery. He works full time and has the responsibility for preparing healthy snacks, a nutritious midday meal and also a tasty tea for all of our nursery children.

Ben has been cooking since he was 15 and has been a qualified chef for the last 15 years. He has a NVQ Level 1, 2 and 3 in Certificate in Catering and Hospitality. He has worked in lots of different catering establishments including hotels, fine dining restaurants and pubs.

Ben provides a healthy and nutritionally balanced diet using as much fresh produce as possible and ensuring that he uses as little salt, sugar and artificial colouring as possible. He works from a rolling four week menu plan which is adapted according to seasonal foods where applicable.

Ben caters for special dietary needs and provides nutritious alternative meals for vegetarians. He also provides a specialised weaning program where applicable for our youngest babies in conjunction with their key person and parents.

Ben welcomes parents to come and talk to him about any specific dietary requirement or even just to find out more about the food that we provide at Archfield House Nursery.