Care home chef up for gong

Lis Abel of Thorngate Churcher Trust''
Lis Abel of Thorngate Churcher Trust''
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CHEF Lis Abel has been shortlisted for a national award which recognises the work of catering staff in the care home sector.

Lis is head chef at Thorngate Churcher Trust in Gosport where she works at the 44-bed Russell Churcher Court care home.

She has been shortlisted for the Independent Care Home Caterer of the Year award in the Care Home Catering Awards with winners announced later this month.

Lis has worked in catering for 24 years. In addition to NVQ Level 4 in catering and hospitality, Lis regularly attends training courses to ensure that she and her staff are up to date with developments in the industry. 

Thorngate chief executive Anne Taylor said: ‘Food is a hugely important part of our care home and Lis is extremely good at ensuring that everyone enjoys their meals. We’re delighted to see Lis up for this award.’