On Thursday 9th May, Rosie Ginday received a MBE from Prince William at Buckingham palace after earning her place on the 2019 New Years Honours List!
Rosie has received had made the 2019 New Years Honours List and received a MBE for her services to the community as her social enterprise business provides training and job opportunities for young unemployed people aged 18-35!
Rosie Ginday's inspiration came from her passion for food, having trained as a high-end pastry chef and worked in Michelin-starred restaurant, Purnells. With her experience and knowledge she set up Miss Macaroon CIC which sells macaroons and uses 100% of its profits for helping young people get back into work!
Miss Macaroon offers Macaroon Makes A Difference (MacsMAD) courses which gives young people the opportunity to develop their work skills and confidence. Helping those that may have fallen out of the education system due to mental health issues, homelessness and learning difficulties. Also helping those that are ex-offenders, lone parents or care leavers.
This is achieved through work experience in their kitchen environment or macaroon and Prosecco bar and through emotional wellbeing sessions, mentoring, interview practise, industry contacts and help to apply for jobs!