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4/9/2014 Partnerships

Calor Ireland DIT bursary higher certificate in culinary arts 2014 winner

Calor, Ireland’s leading supplier of LPG has awarded a bursary of €1,500 to Dublin Institute of Technology student Gemma Mc Guckian. Calor caters for all business energy needs and develops tailored solutions to support homes and businesses across Ireland. Calor Gas are seen as one of the suppliers of choice to the food and catering industry in Ireland. The immediate temperature, visible flame and precision cook quality, which Calor Gas provides are a seen as a must in professional kitchens. From an energy management perspective, this speed and high controllability of cooking can only benefit businesses in the catering or hospitality sectors.

The DIT bursary is one of a number of initiatives Calor undertake, in order to support students throughout the island of Ireland. Mary Geraty, Calor, Communications Manager said, “This year Calor, are delighted to support DIT with this bursary. The Higher Certificate in Culinary Arts is a fantastic course producing the highest quality of graduates with the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to build very successful careers in the food industry.”

The bursary which was launched by Calor Gas at CATEX 2013, gives all students in their second year of DT432A – Higher Certificate in Culinary Arts (Professional Culinary Practice) during the Academic Year 2012-2013 the chance to win the generous bursary of €1,500. Gemma Mc Guckian eventually came out on top, having excelled during the 2012-2013 Academic Year, showing a fantastic aptitude for the coursework and achieving the highest results in the class.