A team of college or university students were able to practical experience a armed forces mess meal as section of their classes.
The formal dinner is a historic custom amongst the military and college students have been specified the prospect to expertise the formalities that are carried out at the evening meal.
A mess meal offers navy officers the opportunity to have interaction with their fellow staff members in a experienced and official setting and students were able to socialise and have interaction with other learners and senior associates of workers.
The supper took place in Blackburn College’s Students Cafe with students from Catering and Hospitality programs producing and serving food items to the dinner company.
Curriculum Chief for Community Solutions and Hospitality, Mark Moren, said: “A huge many thanks to all people in both equally the General public Expert services and Hospitality teams for providing the party.
“Most learners would not have recognised about a mess supper and the formalities involved so it was truly excellent to introduce something new to them, that is not element of the regular curriculum.”
Level 3 Community Companies pupil Owen Preston, who is looking at becoming a member of the armed forces, says he now appreciates about the facts and formalities of a mess evening meal and will be much better ready for heading into his picked out occupation.
He explained: “I definitely enjoyed it, the social facet of it was wonderful and we received to discuss to people we might not have met before.
“We obtained to costume up formally and have been provided a seating prepare and principles to observe beforehand. We’d by no means carried out nearly anything like this in advance of but I’d unquestionably like to do it again.”