AN AWARD-WINNING chip shop hopes to share its success with budding restauranteurs.

The owner of Johnny Mac’s Plaice in Church Road, Brightlingsea, wants to set up a training school for would-be fryers.

John McNeill, a qualified chef for 30 years, has submitted plans to Tendring Council for the school above the fish shop.

The council is due to make a decision on the plans by March 13.