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Celebrity Chef is Cooking up ways to Prevent Food Waste (11 March 2015)

Top TV chef, Richard Fox will be showing residents in Liverpool what to do with their leftover ingredients and food waste as he cooks up some fantastic recipes.

On the 12th & 13th March Richard will be supporting the Love Food Hate Waste Campaign launched in the city last summer, by sharing her expertise with residents at the free cookery event at Williamson Square organised by Love Food Hate Waste. A further event is taking place from 10am to 4pm at Liverpool Constellations, Baltic Triangle on 22nd March.

He will dish out advice and tips on how to cook great tasting recipes with leftover ingredients, how to make your food last longer and money saving ideas. The cookery demonstrations will take place between 10am and 4pm.

The event is part of the 10 cities campaign which encourages residents in 10 cities of the UK to reduce food waste, which could save the average family up to £700 a year

Richard Fox commented: “This is an exciting event for me to be involved with, it not only saves people lots of money to reduce food waste but they can have a great deal of fun learning how to cook the easy recipes we show them”.

Recipe suggestions can also be found on www.lovefoodhatewaste.com

The event is taking place from 10am to 4pm at Williamson Square L1 1EJ. For further information call: 01295 819 663

-ENDS-

For further information please contact:

 

Sally Hollyhead – Love Food Hate Waste PR – Project manager

M: 07712 853 656
D: 01295 819 663
E: sally.hollyhead@wrap.org.uk
Editors notes:
About WRAP

  • Love Food Hate Waste is brought to you by WRAP. WRAP is a registered Charity No. 1159512 WRAP is also backed by government funding from England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.
  • WRAP works with businesses, individuals and communities to help them reap the benefits of reducing waste, developing sustainable products and using resources in an efficient way.
  • More information on all of WRAP’s programmes can be found on www.wrap.org.uk
  • LFHW
  • @WRAP_UK
  • Love Food Hate Waste is brought to you by WRAP and its work is underpinned by ground-breaking, evidence-based WRAP research
  • The most recent food waste figures available are for 2012 – these were published by WRAP in November 2013 and can be found here: http://www.wrap.org.uk/content/household-food-and-drink-waste-uk-2012
  • The average person in the UK could save £200 a year by not buying and then throwing away good food and drink. This rises to £470 for the average household and £700 for a family with children.
  • Throwing away good food and drink is responsible for the equivalent of 17mt of C02.
  • The campaign aims to help us all to realise the importance of developing skills in order to help everyone to save money and reduce food waste. www.lovefoodhatewaste.com
  • @LFHW_UK