Andrew Whitehouse is a genuine shining star of Café Artysans. Winner of the Young Shining Star Award at the Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards 2012, this impressive young man has developed the outside catering operation and coffee roasting business at Artysans.
After leaving school at 17, Andrew worked in Drumnadrochit for a while before becoming unemployed. He was out of work for three months before he got the job with Artysans. Since then, he’s gone from strength to strength.
Andrew has completed his Modern Apprenticeship and has shown excellent skills and a strong work ethic. His dedication and top-class work have been rewarded with promotion.
With a particular interest in event management, Andrew’s heavily involved with the organisation of the catering events such as weddings, as well as being top coffee roaster and working in the café, shop and online sales.
Andrew says of his experience with Artysans: “It’s a great opportunity to get a qualification without going to college. You can earn while you do it, plus going from college to a job is a big step up, so this gives you the experience and confindence you need.”