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Jamie Oliver thanks EU for supporting his award winning project for budding chefs "Fifteen Cornwall"

(01 April 2014)

Jamie Oliver thanks EU for supporting his award winning project for budding chefs

Jamie Oliver, the world renowned British celebrity chef, has stressed the importance of EU structural funds for his Fifteen Cornwall project that helps young people to become apprentice chefs. 

The Fifteen Cornwall apprenticeship programme won an EU RegioStars Award on 31 March 2014 in the category "Inclusive Growth – Jobs for the Younger Generation.  In a video message to the 2014 RegioStars Awards Ceremony, Jamie Oliver said:

"One big massive thank you goes to the European Regional Development Fund and the European Social Fund.  Without you guys, Fifteen Cornwall would never have happened."

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Watch the video : Fifteen Cornwall: Launching a new life in the kitchen

More Information about the project : Fifteen Cornwall: Inspiring young people to transform their lives