Sarit and Itamar opened their first restaurant in 2012, after working in kitchens in London and Israel. Honey & Co focuses on serving up the kind of delicious food found in the home, in an intimate and cosy space.
On Tuesday 26th of April, Be Inclusive Hospitality hosted the launch of our 2022 Inside Hospitality Report at the OXO Tower Bar and Brasserie. We shared the important findings with our community members, partners and industry leaders to help drive much needed change throughout the hospitality industry.
Kerran Kaur, or ‘Cook with Keke’ is a chef from London and has worked in restaurants for five years. Currently head chef at plant based cafe The Fields Beneath, Kerran also runs a private consultancy that helps restaurants and cafes reach their plant-based potential. With a focus on local, sustainable produce, Kerran creates recipes that taste great, nourish the body and respect historical context. Kerran works with companies to understand where food comes from, taking inspiration from the many cultures in and around London.
With the arrival of spring, we spoke to some of our chef community Roxii Knight, Adebola Adeshina, Rashida Spyriades and Chloe Bailey-Williams about the season’s produce that they are excited to be using, and dishes that they are planning to make with them.
lot of his skill and knowledge of cooking. Over the last 15 years, he’s taught cooking classes, cooked at pop-ups and food festivals, and travelled the world. More recently, Liam has taken his teachings online with his personal brand ‘Chef Liam’, where his alter-ego gives us the food education we didn’t know that we needed, but definitely did.
Following on from the informative insights from last year’s Inside Hospitality report, the 2022 Inside Hospitality Report will be launched on Tuesday 26th April. To mark the launch, we will be holding a breakfast briefing at OXO Tower Restaurant & Bar from 8:30am – 11am.
Victoria Idowu, or Chef Vickz, is a private chef working for 5 years in the industry. Victoria currently works for Stormzy, but in the past, she has worked for other celebrities and sports stars like Michael Dapaah, Dave, as well as with duo Krept and Konan for their Crepes and Cones restaurant.
Nena Foster is a natural chef, providing recipes for good nutritional health, including fermentation. In lieu of her upcoming workshop with us this Monday the 21st March at 6pm GMT (register here), we met with Nena to discuss all things gut related!
Rishim Sachdeva is head chef at the vegan restaurant Tendril, currently in residency at Soho pub The Sun & 13 Cantons. He has held senior positions at some of the UK’s top restaurants, including The Fat Duck, Almeida, The Dairy, and Chiltern Firehouse.
Sebastian Pasinetti is the Head of Partnerships at Kelly’s Cause Foundation, who train Mental Health First Aiders in the hospitality industry across the UK. Having worked in the industry, Sebastian is dedicated to creating safe and mentally healthy environments everywhere he goes and is passionate about advocating for space for LGBTQIA+ individuals in hospitality.
Be Inclusive Hospitality launched the 2021 Inside Hospitality Survey with a webinar ‘Insights into Action’. On Monday 22nd November, Be Inclusive Hospitality invited organisations and employees to learn more about the importance of Research and Insights to accelerate change, followed by a Q&A.
Cyan Wong is a London-based bartender and drinks consultant. Having originally gone to art school, she instead found herself passionate about drinks. She has worked in bars around the world, as well as opening some herself. Cyan currently works with different brands, including Madre Mezcal.
Black History Month was successfully rounded off with another sell-out event, Black Women In Hospitality. In collaboration with Akwasi Brenya-Mensa at Somerset House, the night began with the refreshing welcome drink ‘Sapele Special’ with ingredient’s Pedro’s Premium Ogogoro, Lemon and Rosemary Syrup.
By nature of what we do, we celebrate Black Hospitality, Food & Drink talent all year round. We decided to compile a summary of some of the brilliant events taking place during Black History Month in London. From Supper Clubs, Rum Festivals to Palm Wine Tastings, we have it all listed here!