Speakers

Jacqui McPeake

Award Winning Food Allergen Specialist in the Catering Sector, JACs

Jacqui McPeake

Jacqui McPeake has worked for over 30 years in the catering industry, predominantly the HE sectors. Jacqui worked for 20 years at Manchester Metropolitan University and was previously Head of Catering for 10 years. Jacqui was passionate about ensuring that her team were at the forefront of leading best practice in Universities for allergen management. Jacqui has also led her team to win the Cost Sector Team of the Year 2017 for their work on Allergen Management and improving the “Free From” offers for students with Food Allergies. Jacqui was also winner of the “Free from Hero Award 2018”

Jacqui is passionate about raising awareness of allergies as her own daughter started with reactions to various food groups at the age of 14 and is now 21 years old. Jacqui shares her experience as a professional caterer, and also as a parent.

Jacqui McPeake is the Founder and Director of JACS Ltd and offers allergen training, audits consultations to support food businesses to get this right.

Jacqui is also working in collaboration with Caroline Benjamin (Food Allergy Aware). We have formed a joint venture HASUK so that we can collaborate on certain projects and reach all areas in the UK