TyneMet College catering staff were more than happy to lend a hand at the recent North Tyneside Area Command Cadet Attestation Ceremony.

Retreat Bistro and Coffee Shop Manager, Jacqui Churchill, and Catering Technicians Sharon Hepburn and Shelley Bowman were delighted to be asked to help out at the event at which 18 cadets were officially sworn in as Northumbria Police Cadets.

Every cadet is required to take a solemn Cadet Oath on completion of induction training and special guests at the ceremony included Area Commander, Superintendent, Paul Orchard, Assistant Chief Constable, Jo Farrell, Commandant Scott Blackett and Elected Mayor of North Tyneside, Norma Redfearn.

Joanne Hewison as Head of Service and Business Enterprises, TyneMet College, said:

“We were delighted to be part of this important event and have offered to continue our support with any similar events in the future.”

The Retreat Bistro and Coffee Shop is open to the public, why not pop in for a coffee or sample some delicious food with friends or colleagues at lunchtime. The restaurant also offers fine dining experiences throughout the year. The Retreat Bistro and Coffee Shop is open Monday to Friday 10am until 1pm, for more information about the fine dining experiences call 0191 229 5237 or visit www.tynemet.ac.uk/restaurant

For more information about Professional Cookery and Hospitality courses at TyneMet College, call and speak to one of our student advisors on 0191 229 5000, email enquiries@tynemet.ac.uk or visit www.tynemet.ac.uk