On the 16th of October 2023, Be Inclusive Hospitality hosted the illustrious BIH Spotlight Awards, a dazzling ceremony at M Threadneedle Street, London. Hosted by renowned chef Shelina Permalloo, it celebrated outstanding diversity in the vibrant hospitality industry.
In the wake of a recent media storm surrounding Thomas Straker’s all-white, all-male chef brigade at his restaurant, the hospitality industry has been forced to confront Diversity and Inclusion once more.
Findings aim to build upon past years findings, examining the current state of affairs regarding Equity, Diversity and Inclusion within the hospitality sector.
Aushi and Eroshan Meewella are co-owners of Sri Lankan restaurant Kolamba, delivering astonishing Sri Lankan food both at their Soho location and across the nation with their home kits. We spoke to Aushi about working in the industry, challenges and achievements.
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.
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.
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.