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Be Inclusive Hospitality’s Inside Hospitality Report Launch

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.

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Community Spotlight – Kerran Kaur

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.

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4 Chefs Favourite Seasonal Ingredients

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.

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‘Buying and Growing Food Sustainably’: Q&A With Liam Barker

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. 

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Inside Hospitality Report Launch

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.

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Community Spotlight – Victoria Idowu (Chef Vickz)

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.

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‘Eating for Wellness’: Q&A With Nena Foster

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!

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Community Spotlight – Rishim Sachdeva

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. 

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Community Spotlight – Sebastian Pasinetti

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.

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Veganuary: Some of Our Favourite Chefs

Veganuary is a non-profit organisation that encourages people worldwide to try vegan for the month of January and beyond.
This month we are shining a spotlight on four phenomenal vegan chefs – Safiya, Rachel, Sara and Sareta.

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Inside Hospitality Survey Launched

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.

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Community Spotlight – Cyan Wong

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.

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Diversity and Inclusion Reflections

Nena Foster, the Be Inclusive Hospitality D&I lead shares her reflections following the release of the Inside Hospitality Report in June 21, and the recently launched Inside Hospitality Survey in November 21.

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Black Women in Hospitality Celebrated for Black History Month

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.

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Community Spotlight – Luke West-Whylie

Luke West-Whylie is the co-owner of the wine bar/ restaurant Peckham Cellars. He’s worked in the wine industry since 2015 and enjoys serving his community. Leading the front of house, he is a lover of wines with high acidity and vibrancy.

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Event Sponsors

Meet the brands who will be sponsoring us on Monday 25th October at Somerset House for the ‘Black Women in Hospitality’ event

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Meet the Panel

Meet the panellists who will be joining us on Monday 25th October at Somerset House for the ‘Black Women in Hospitality’ event

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Black History Month Events

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!

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