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CLUB THRIVE

Scholarships – Career Path Insights – Grow Networks – Member benefits

Club Thrive is a membership club for People of Colour within the hospitality, food and drinks industry.  

Club Thrive consists of four strands; Thrive in Food, Thrive in Wine, Thrive in Beer and Thrive in Spirits. Each strand will hold tailored events for members and partners that will include a panel discussion, education on that specific subject matter, as well as networking opportunities providing access to industry role models throughout the industry.

Purchasing a ticket to attend a single event will act as your annual membership fee, ensuring minimal investment, with maximum benefits. Member benefits include:

  • Eligibility to apply for scholarships
  • Product Tastings
  • Category Experiences/Tours
  • Peer to Peer Whats App Group
  • Event Invites/Discounts

Club Thrive is funded by the Gerard Basset Foundation, a foundation mandated to fund diversity & inclusivity education programmes in wine, spirits & hospitality globally. Education partners are WSET School London and Leith’s School of Food & Wine.

Eligibility 
In order to be eligible to join Club Thrive, you must:

  • Be a Person of Colour
  • Be living and working within the UK
  • Work within hospitality, food and drink for a minimum of 2 years
  • Have joined the Be Inclusive Hospitality community

How to Join
Buying  a ‘member’ ticket to attend a single Club Thrive event will act as your membership fee at a cost of £20+bf. You will also need to then complete a membership form in full.

 Club Thrive Membership Form

Scholarships 2022
Scholarships include course + group mentorship

Important dates 
                             Open dates        Close dates
Food                      24th May             26th June
Wine                      28th June            24th July
Spirits                   26th July              21st August
Beer                      23rd August         20th September 

If you have any questions, get in touch here

Scholarships 2022

Scholarships include course + group mentorship

Thrive in Food (21 Places)

Applications Now Open: Apply Today

  • Food Styling – 2 day course, 3 places
  • Knife Skills – Butchery – 1 day course, 3 places
  • Knife Skills – F&V, Herbs – 1 day course, 3 places
  • Knife Skills – Jointing poultry & filleting fish – 1 day course, 3 places
  • Food Photography – 2 day workshop course, 3 places
  • Food Writing – Online evening course, 3 places
  • How to start a successful food business – Online evening course, 3 places

Course details can be found here.

Thrive in Wine (9 Places)
WSET in Wine

  • Level 1 – 5 places
  • Level 2 – 3 places
  • Level 3 – 1 place

Thrive in Spirits (9 Places)
WSET in Spirits

  • Level 1 – 5 places
  • Level 2 – 3 places
  • Level 3 – 1 place

Qualification details can be founder here.

Thrive in Beer(5 Places)

  • Beer & Cider academy sommelier – 3 places
  • How to judge beer – 2 places
Qualification details can be found here.

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