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What does it take to feed an Olympic athlete?

Posted on 04/04/2012
Carol Vallejo

It won’t just be the Olympic athletes staying at Royal Holloway, University of London who will be feeling the pressure during the 2012 Games. Head Chef Carol Vallejo knows that the food she prepares could make all the difference. 

With more than 30 years service in Royal Holloway’s kitchens, Carol has prepared food for a host of high profile dignitaries and celebrities visiting the College, from the Queen and other royalty, to major politicians, sports figures and pop stars. But it will be catering for the rowing and sprint canoe athletes that will most nerve-wracking.

Visit our 2012 Games news pages to find out how Carol has been training for the Olympic and Paralympic Games and just how different it is catering for elite athletes instead of students.


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