A young butchery apprentice is carving a successful future after winning a national award.
Tiffany Bromley, 21, who studies at Blackpool and The Fylde College, was named the Best Independent Retail Meat Apprentice at the annual trade Instutute of Meat prize giving reception at the Tallow Chandlers’ Hall in London.
Tiffany has shown an excellent attitude in completing all apprenticeship tasks. Her practical skills have proved to be exceptional
Since starting her apprenticeship at Browns Butchers in November 2013, Tiffany has judged competitions alongside butchers Alan Bennett and Dennis Elliott, produced a sweet dry cure bacon in-house and made a black and white pudding roulade, both of which won a category award at the renowned BPEX industry competition.
Bill Tobin, an apprentice assessor at Blackpool and The Fylde College, nominated Tiffany for the award.
He said: “Tiffany has shown an excellent attitude in completing all apprenticeship tasks. Her practical skills have proved to be exceptional.
“Tiffany has demonstrated her knowledge of all aspects of the industry and that has enabled her to deal confidently with customer enquiries and to provide a first rate service.”
Tiffany’s manager, Tim Brown, added: “Her knowledge of cuts is second to none and she will quite happily discuss dishes with customers.
Tiffany said: “I was thrilled to be nominated by Bill, my assessor at B&FC and Tim, my manager at Browns, and even more thrilled to receive the award at the ceremony in London. This has boosted my confidence and has made me more determined to progress further in the industry.”