Ben Isherwood, Lucy Hatton and Craig Gilbane...found themselves working for Jamie Oliver


  • Names: Ben Isherwood, Lucy Hatton and Craig Gilbane
  • Class of: 2012
  • Studied: Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery
  • Doing What? Working as Chefs at Jamie's Italian Restaurant 
in York

The right training, support and guidance is crucial 
to securing your first step on the career ladder as 
three former Selby College Hospitality and Catering students discovered when they landed jobs working for top TV Chef Jamie Oliver.

Ben Isherwood, Lucy Hatton and Craig Gilbane beat off stiff competition from hundreds of hopefuls to earn a place in the kitchen's at Jamie's Italian in York.

The trio, ex-pupils from The Snaith School; Howden School and Technology College and The Holy Family Catholic High School, described their achievement as "exciting" and said they were looking forward to building on the skills and confidence they developed during their time at Selby College. However, they said they couldn't have done it without the help and support of their Tutors and Guidance and Support Tutors.