#155 - Hospitality Meets Jose Souto - Educating through Inspiration and Energy
Prepare to be educated!
A bold statement for sure but if you have even a remote interest in food, there's something for you in here.
I welcomed seasoned (A little food pun for you, you're welcome) educator Jose Souto, Senior Chef Lecturer in Culinary Arts at Westminster Kingsway College.
And by god is he passionate about his craft. That comes through effortlessly all the way through and I'm pretty sure that he and I could have spoken well into the night about food.
We didn't, but we did get through a lot including:-
- Not knowing where to start
- The accidental course at college
- Finding your thing
- Spanish connection
- House of Commons
- Getting into lecturing
- Using stories to teach
- Product education
- True sustainability
- Inspiring the classroom
- Jose’s Books
- Bowing to MPs
And so much more.
There's so much to take in in this chat and within all of that is a brilliant career that also highlights the importance of the role that he does in inspiring people to take up a career in the culinary arts. A hugely important part of the industry!
I, for one, was properly inspired throughout.
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Jose is a Senior Chef Lecturer in Culinary arts at Westminster Kingsway College teaching a wide variety of skills. He is also a CRAFT GUILD OF CHEFS CHEF LECTURER OF THE YEAR 2022, a master of Game with skills in Falconry and Deer Stalking and a huge advocate for sourcing and cooking Sustainability. Author of "Venison" & "Feathers", a TGL Ambassador.
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