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23rd May 2019
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Cosentino UK supports The Kitchen Education Trust (TKET)
Cosentino UK tells us it is delighted to be continuing its support for The Kitchen Education Trust (TKET), demonstrating its commitment to promoting talent in the kitchen industry.
For the second year running, Cosentino is providing one of its Elite Studios with a 50% scholarship to send a member of staff on the award-winning foundation degree course in Kitchen Design at Buckinghamshire New University, starting this Autumn.
The lucky recipient of the 2018 50% scholarship is Allie Daden, owner and head designer at Daden Interiors, a Cosentino Elite Premium Studio. Fleet-based Daden Interiors is a family owned business established in 1997, designing, manufacturing and installing bespoke interior solutions for throughout the home.
Beginning this month, the three-distance learning course is taught by industry experts, offering a well-rounded look at topics including design, sales and marketing, business, materials, manufacturing and project management.
Paul Gidley, area director for Cosentino UK says: "We are committed to supporting our industry and nurturing upcoming talent. We are delighted to be supporting Allie through the The Kitchen Education Trust with a 50% scholarship on this prestigious course, and we look forward to seeing her progress over the next few years.
"We are indebted to our loyal network of kitchen studios, and are happy to be able to give back when we can."
The Trust is a registered charity that provides a link between the kitchen industry and higher education. It acts as an intermediary for the kitchen sector in the award of scholarships to successful applicants to attend the foundation degree in Kitchen Design at Buckinghamshire New University. TKET is also working with the university to help shape the course content through the Industry Advisory Panel. It aims to raise the profile of the course within the kitchen industry, as well as raising funds to be distributed to causes related to kitchen design education.
12th October 2018