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Award winning guest frier announced for complete guide to fish and chip shop management course in June

Article Date: 2019-05-23

The National Federation of Fish Friers (NFFF) are delighted to announce that Simon Walsh of the award winning Longsands Fish Kitchen will be guest frier in the June on the three day training course: NFFF Complete Guide to Fish and Chip Shop Management.

Following a history of working in fine dining including at the Close House Golf Resort and Barrasford Arms to name a few, Simon opened Longsands Fish Kitchen in 2015.

Longsands Fish Kitchen is both a takeaway and restaurant with over 40 covers and offers classic fish and chips, Shetland mussels, grilled lobster, shucked oysters, monkfish & prawn curry and roast turbot. The menu changes daily and is designed around what has been caught that day by the local fisherman.

Longsands has won numerous awards including Best Newcomer at the 2017 National Fish and Chip Award and most recently the FRY Magazine Top 10 Restaurant award. The restaurant is also MSC certified together with holding the NFFF Quality Award.

Whether you’re thinking of buying and setting up a fish and chip shop, need to get your existing business back on track, or want to develop a promising apprentice, team leader or manager  – this three-day intensive fish and chip training course is a must!  Delivered at our Training Academy venues this course is a mix of theory and practical skills including:


- Business awareness - Preparing a business plan
- Employing staff - Equipment required
- Raw materials - Health & Safety
- Food Safety - Wrapping and portion control
- VAT – Accounts - Costing your product
- Planning your working day - Marketing
- Level 2 Food Hygiene* - Level 2 Health & Safety*

* Optional extra.  Pre-course reading is required.

The course will run on Monday 10th to Wednesday 12th June 2019. Simon will assist the NFFF training team for one day and share his knowledge and experience of his journey in the industry and the awards.

If you need any further information or would like to secure a place on the course contact Helen on 0113 230 7044 or email

Book your place today, using our online application from. Click here to book

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