Scholars Restaurant Open for Business at NSC


Level 2 Hospitality and Catering Student, Bradley Moseley, with the finished dish

Hospitality and Catering students at North Shropshire College’s (NSC) Oswestry Campus have been training hard in the College’s very own training restaurant, Scholars. Scholars Restaurant is open to the public for lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday from 10am during College term-time and is open for bookings on Monday evening between 6pm and 6.30pm. All menus are created by the students and form part of their studies and vocational assessment. Students from Level 1, 2 and 3 staff each role within the restaurant, including; Chef, Waiter and Barista.

Recently, students have been using seasonal ingredients to create new dishes for the menu. Toni Mooney and Bradley Mosley have created a pasta dish using roasted courgette, mushroom, bacon and garlic bound in a cheese liaison.

Tutor Dan Tompson comments, ‘We encourage our students to be creative with ingredients particularly in relation to the current season. Our students are responsible for developing menus that are popular with guests both at lunch time and in the evening and utilise feedback to enhance dishes and repeat those that work well in the future.’

The Restaurant frequently caters for groups and parties inside the restaurant, for more information or to book, please call Scholars directly on 01691 688053 or main switchboard on 688000.

There is an Open Evening at Oswestry Campus on Wednesday 19th October 5pm-8pm and Scholars will be open for prospective students to come and see the facilities first hand.

For more information about Hospitality and Catering courses at NSC or to apply, please visit the website at You can also apply by calling the College Admissions Team on 01691 688080 or email

About Association of Colleges West Midlands

AoC West Midlands promotes and supports the interests of 38 general further education, sixth form and specialist colleges throughout the West Midlands region. The West Midlands is a diverse region and our colleges reflect this diversity. From small specialist colleges in rural locations to large inner city establishments, colleges reflect the needs of their local environment. Working closely with employers, learners and the local community, our 38 member colleges offer a broad range of flexible learning opportunities for individuals at all levels. They aim to give local people the skills they need for success and prosperity, tackling barriers to learning and providing opportunities that meet the needs of individuals and employers
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