Head of Special Diets, Chartwells
Steph joined Compass Group UK & Ireland in summer 2010 as a Graduate Nutritionist straight from Northumbria University, six years on Steph is now Senior Nutritionist for Chartwells, and has become an expert in all areas of school food provision across the UK. Steph is responsible for ensuring the health and wellbeing of pupils is considered throughout all stages of ingredient selection, recipe and menu development whilst considering nutrition and legal requirements such as the School Food Standards and Food Information Regulations. Steph works closely with children with special dietary requirements and manages the special diet procedure throughout Chartwells ensuring that those pupils with allergies can also be part of the school food experience. Steph’s role also goes ‘Beyond the Kitchen’ as she develops and delivers an extensive nutrition education programme throughout the business educating children and adults in nutrition. What Steph loves most about being a Senior Nutritionist for Chartwells is how varied the job is, no two days are ever the same!