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FREE Social Media Workshop in Newton Abbot

Want better results from social media without spending lots of time and money? Businesses in South Devon can take advantage of our new training centre with a free workshop – ‘How to get the best results with business social media tools and Facebook advertising’. The workshop lasts 3 hours (10 am – 1 pm) on Tuesday…

Greetings from Newton Abbot

Mayor Ann Jones (centre) officially opened Eat That Frog’s new Training, Education & Recruitment Centre on Union Street, Newton Abbot on Wednesday 28th June. The centre provides a range of IT and other support and is owned by Eat That Frog CIC, who work with disadvantaged people, offering training, education and work opportunities. As a community interest company,…

Eat That Frog part of new project helping young people in the South West

A new project called #focus5 will provide in-depth support to young people aged 15-18. The project is part of the Building Better Opportunities programme, jointly funded by the European Social Fund and the Big Lottery Fund. It focuses on 5 key employability skills; communication, customer service, organisation, problem solving, and team work each having been identified…

ETF shortlisted for Corporate Responsibility Award!

After winning the Best Community Group award last November, it was really good news to hear that we’ve now been shortlisted for the South Devon Business awards. We’re being recognised under the Corporate & Environmental responsibility category, which is really gratifying, as CSR is something we take very seriously. Our mission is not just to operate…

Make Mothers’ Day special!

Where would we be without our Mums? We’ve a fabulous way to treat your mama this year with a special meal at Eat That Frog… prepared by our trainee chefs, this delicious menu is sure to put a smile on her face! Please call Nina Pierson on 01803-226493 to book your space.

Adding to our Awards Wall…

We’re not very good at blowing our own trumpet at Eat That Frog – we tend to be so busy working with our amazing clients that we don’t take any time to step back and reflect on everything we have achieved. This January sees the anniversary of our start-up, 6 years ago – and what a…

Calling all crafters!

Our Christmas Art & Craft Sale is a great opportunity for local crafters to sell their makes… and a great place to buy some unique Christmas gifts!

Spooky evening at The Pad

Learners on Eat That Frog’s catering programme hosted a Halloween party for local children this week, throwing open The Pad in Paignton for an evening of activities, games and delicious food. The students used the party as an opportunity to gain skills in all aspects of event-planning, from designing the promotional posters and decor to preparing Halloween-themed food…

Smart choice for catering students

We were pleased to receive an award in March 2016 from the Torbay Mayor’s fund. The money we received has gone towards supplying our student chefs with their own Chef’s Whites, handbook and kitchen tools, meaning they’re fully equipped to go into work at any professional kitchen! Click here to see how The Herald Express reported the story….

Trainees transform beauty spot

A team of previously unemployed learners gained valuable qualifications and work experience while transforming the grounds at Parkfield from a wasteland to a community resource. The trainees were part of our  ‘Go Construct’ programme, which gives people the chance to gain the vital CSCS labourers card and Health and Safety qualification while carrying out two weeks work experience on…