Choose Hospitality - Junior Chef Competition

1 August to 31 August 2022

Competition for all budding young chefs aged 10 to 15 years! Enter our competition to win a funded place on an 8 week cookery course at West Suffolk College. All you need to do is tell us what you love about food and upload a picture of your favourite dish that you have cooked using the form in the link below.

You will have the chance to cook up a storm each week, learning new skills, techniques and recipes in a professional kitchen. You could discover a future career path, or simply use your new knowledge to show off at home to family and friends. In each session you will be cooking from scratch with fresh ingredients. The following outlines the recipes you will cover each week:

  • 24/09/22 – Week 1 – Induction, Food Safety, Homemade Soup and Bread Rolls
  • 01/10/22 – Week 2 – Homemade Burgers and Rolls
  • 08/10/22 – Week 3 – Seasonal Fruit Pie and Custard
  • 15/10/22 – Week 4 – Chicken Tikka and Salad
  • 21/10/22 – Week 5 – Teriyaki Salmon on Egg Noodles, Stir Fried Vegetables
  • 05/11/22 – Week 6 – Chocolate Brownies and Vanilla Ice-Cream
  • 12/11/22 – Week 7 – Chocolates and fudge
  • 19/11/22 – Week 8 – Students to cook and serve a two course lunch for parents and family or invited guests – maximum of 4 covers in total

Edmunds Restaurant is now closed for the summer break until September 2022.

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We would like to take the opportunity to thank our loyal customers for such great support over the past year, your support has resulted in one of our most successful years to date and we look forward to welcoming you back in the new term.

We wish you an enjoyable summer! As a subscriber to our email updates we will send you details of new menus and all the exciting events the Edmunds team has planned for the new season, in due course.

For any urgent enquiries please email

Many thanks,

The Edmunds Team
West Suffolk College

Our last lunchtime menu...

Edmunds AA Rosette, College training restaurant in the historic town of Bury St Edmunds.

Edmunds menus celebrate the fabulous provenance of East Anglia whilst also being aware of guests’ dietary preferences and priorities. Our menus are seasonal and use locally sourced ingredients where possible. We offer vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and healthier meal options.

Our delicious menus are produced and served by our students who are mentored by our talented team of experts.

Reservations are now open for our lunchtime and evening menus, freshly prepared, locally sourced and exceptional value for money.

You will find us at the main West Suffolk College campus, where Edmunds customers can utilise our new allocated parking, free of charge.

Support the future of hospitality by visiting us and enjoying our delicious food and extensive drink selection in a warm and welcoming environment… you will not be disappointed.

We look forward to your visit.

Lunch available from 11am to 1.30pm, Tuesday to Thursday - TERM TIME ONLY

For eat-in reservations
Please call 01284 716 259 / 07824 837 632 or email

For takeaways
Please fill in the order form #SupportLocal

Reserve a table

To reserve a table, please email or give us a call on 01284 716 259 / 07824 837 632. If you’ve got an event or private dinner you would like to host at Edmunds, email Claire Waterson ( We look forward to seeing you.

Your feedback is important to us and we would appreciate you sharing your experience by leaving a review on TripAdvisor here.

Our opening times:



Tuesday to Thursday

Edmunds Express lunch service available to eat in or takeaway

11:00am to 13:30pm

Friday Buffet

Buffet lunch service available to eat in, menu changes weekly

Dine in the restaurant for £9.95 for 2 courses (Main & dessert)

12:00 – 13:30pm

Wednesday Evening

Restaurant available to hire for private functions

Thursday Theme Dinner Evenings

Arrival time from 6:00pm – 7:15pm

We offer a more formal evening, giving you the opportunity to enjoy an innovative fine dining experience. Each week, we will take on a different theme so customers can sample contrasting delights. 


Please note: Edmunds restaurant is open term time only