Commitment to visit a school during National Adopt a School Week has so far been given by the following Academicians: Brian Turner CBE, Albert Roux OBE & Michael Mathieson of Chez Roux Restaurants, Raymond Blanc OBE and Gary Jones, Phil Howard, Giorgio Locatelli, Mark Flanagan, Adam Byatt, James Golding, Frances Atkins, Hywel Jones, Dominic Chapman, Paul Askew (fundraising support), Nick Shottel and Richard Hughes.

The aim of the campaign is to highlight the excellent work of our volunteers and to raise awareness of Adopt a School and food education in schools. We also hope to raise funds and will launch the campaign with an exclusive Afternoon Tea fundraising event on Thursday 2nd February 2017 at the Ambassador's Residence, The French Embassy in Kensington.

"Adopt a School perfectly complements everything the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts stands for - it promotes food education and helps youngsters to appreciate hospitality from a young age. I endorse National Adopt a School Week and its supporters." John Williams, Executive Chef, The Ritz & Chairman of The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts.