FIVE Foxes Academy students took part in the National Waiters’ Day race in Hyde Park – and won two of the three awards on offer.
William Wallace, who is 22 and has Down’s syndrome, won the prize for ‘fastest student’ while the ‘best dressed’ award went to Foxes’ smart black and orange outfits.
William was awarded a shadow shift with the general manager of Trader Vic’s at the London Hilton in Park Lane along with a silver platter. The team also won ‘best dressed’ for their smart
The Foxes five were among 300 waiters taking part in the event, designed to celebrate front-of-house staff and inspire young people in hospitality.
It was the brainchild of Fred Siriex, general manager at the Michelin-starred French haute cuisine restaurant at the London Hilton on Park Lane and famous maître d’ thanks to his role on Channel 4’s First Dates.