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HARTLAND YOUNG CHEFJamie’s Italian restaurant partners with Hartland International School and launches the Young Chef Award

One of Dubai’s most exciting new schools, Hartland International School is raising awareness for healthy cooking for children by launching the ‘Young Chef Award’ competition in partnership with the famed restaurant, Jamie’s Italian, located at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel.

The competition invites children to participate in a kitchen cook-off to re-create a healthy meal using fresh ingredients and creative cooking methods. Those that are shortlisted will then be invited for a final cook-off to win a spot to showcase their winning creation on Jamie’s Italian Weekend Special Boards, as well as the chance to win many other prizes such as laptops, book vouchers, dining vouchers and a day tour of Jamie’s Italian with an exclusive cookery class.

Speaking about the competition, Jamie’s Italian Assistant Manager, Luis Campos said: “The ‘Young Chef Award’ is an opportunity for budding Chefs to show off their culinary skills at the famous celebrity Chef’s restaurant. We love giving children the opportunity to learn about food and challenge themselves in the kitchen, by promoting the art of cooking and we look forward to welcoming the best young chefs of Dubai to our restaurant.”

The collaboration between Jamie’s Italian and Hartland International School will expand within the curriculum when the school opens in September, 2015 for children from Foundation Stage 1 to Year 6. Further details about the competition can be found at .

Key Facts:

Competition Dates: 19th April – 13th May

Registration closing date: 10th May

Grand Finale: 13th May at Jamie’s Italian Dubai – Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Age groups: 7-9 years and 10-12 years

Competition type: Public

Concept: The competition invites young, budding talented chefs to a kitchen cook-off to recreate a wholesome meal for our school using fresh ingredients and creative cooking skills.

Enrolment: Sign up by filling in the form located on the Hartland International School website at or drop your entry at the Discovery Center located on the 5th floor of the Sobha Sapphire building, Al Khail Road

Finalists: Two finalists will be chosen from each category and invited to a final cook-off at Jamie’s Italian Jumeirah Beach Hotel. The finalists will need to bring their own ingredients for the cook-off.

Winners and prizes: The winners will have their dish featured on the Jamie’s Italian weekend special boards, in addition to laptops, book vouchers, dining vouchers and a day tour of Jamie’s Italian, including a special cookery class. Runner-ups will get tablets, book vouchers and dining vouchers

For queries on participation, please contact us on or 04-5519276

About Hartland International School:

Hartland International School by Sohba Group is situated in Sobha Hartland within Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City. The School opening in September 2015 will be headed up by a team of internationally recognized education figures and led by Paul Silverwood, former head of Queen Margaret’s in York who are all passionate about delivering high quality education for its students.

Hartland International School will follow the National Curriculum of England through a day-boarding model. Students will be admitted from the foundation stage (FS1 & FS2 for ages 3 to 5) up to Year 6 in the first year and subject to KHDA approval, additional years as the school grows and will be provided with a safe, happy and innovative learning environment.

As part of the curriculum, students will study key courses including English, Mathematics and Science, Humanities, Languages, Computing and Technology courses and The Arts. Children will also gain proficiency in three languages; English, Arabic and one additional language selected from French, German, Mandarin and Spanish.

Enrolment for the September 2015 start date has commenced at the ‘Discovery Centre’ on the 5th floor of Sobha Sapphire tower in Business Bay. Parents can also check the web site:

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