Archfield House Nursery Chef

Hayley is our wonderful chef at Archfield House Nursery. She works full time and has the responsibility for preparing healthy snacks, a nutritious midday meal and also a tasty tea for all of our nursery children.

Hayley has been cooking healthy and delicious food for her friends and family for her whole life, she made it a profession in 2016 after working in schools in London. This is her first Nursery Chef position and is enjoying combining the educational environment with her passion for food! Hayley is keen to provide more cooking experiences with the children, such as making garlic bread for lunch with wild garlic the children have foraged.

Hayley provides a healthy and nutritionally balanced diet using as much fresh produce as possible and ensuring that he uses as little salt, sugar and artificial colouring as possible. She works from a rolling four week menu plan that she designed herself, which is adapted according to seasonal foods where applicable.

Hayley caters for dietary needs and provides nutritious alternative meals for vegetarians. She also provides a specialised weaning program where applicable for our youngest babies in conjunction with their key person and parents/carers.

Hayley welcomes parents to come and talk about any specific dietary requirement or even just to find out more about the food that we provide at Archfield House Nursery.