To celebrate National School Meals Week (October 31 – November 4) Kerrymaid has teamed up with the Country Range Group to offer Stir it up readers an exclusive chance to win a visit to your school from Kerrymaid brand ambassador Jeanette Orrey MBE.

Famed for her campaigning work with TV chef Jamie Oliver, and with more than 20 years of practical experience working in school kitchens and an unrivalled passion for delivering high quality, tasty and nutritional meals to our younger generation, Jeanette has played a leading role in changing the school meals landscape. Together, Kerrymaid and Jeanette hope to help school caterers deliver the very best quality to their pupils.

With decades of combined experience Kerrymaid and Jeanette want to share their insight, knowledge and tasty recipes with schools nationwide. With the aim of promoting the importance of scratch cooking, leading to better nutrition and related improved attainment, Jeanette, supported by Kerrymaid wants to continue transforming school meals across both primary and secondary education.

One lucky school can expect a visit from Jeanette who will observe their lunchtime service, followed by an exclusive one-to-one where Jeanette will offer advice on how to make the lunch hall more popular with pupils, how to increase that all important school meal uptake, as well as how to work towards achieving the Soil Association’s Food For Life Catering Mark. In addition, the winning school will receive a range of Kerrymaid’s Soil Association approved products. By using Kerrymaid’s range, achieving the Soil Association Catering Mark standard of 75% freshly prepared meals is easier than ever. Kerrymaid Buttery, Kerrymaid Premium Baking, Kerrymaid Custard and Kerrymaid Cream Alternatives contain no hydrogenated vegetable oils and the portfolio is free from all undesirable additives.

For your chance to win simply tell us your school’s favourite two-course menu. Email your entry, along with your name, contact details and the name of your Country Range Group wholesaler, to by December 31. Please title your email ‘Jeanette Orrey competition’. For full competition terms please visit