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Seat at the Table Fund

The Ben’s Original Seat at the Table fund supports access to skills building and mentorship for Black hospitality workers in the UK – helping to create more equitable opportunities to advance diversity in the food industry.

The programme aims to advance diversity in the food industry by addressing racial inequality in access to opportunities. 

Applications are now closed.

Black Business Fund

Uber, Enterprise Nation and Be Inclusive Hospitality have joined forces to support food businesses through the Black Business Fund.

The Black Business Fund will offer 25 Black-owned restaurants with fewer than five locations £10,000, as well as providing access to mentoring.  Applications are now closed.


Club Thrive

Club Thrive is a paid membership club designed to empower People of Colour in the Hospitality, Food, and Drink Industry!

By becoming a member, you gain access to a range of valuable benefits, including scholarships, product tastings, events, networking opportunities, and mentorship.

We believe in fostering growth, development, and success within our vibrant community.  Applications are now closed.

Elevate Mentorship Scheme

The Elevate Mentorship Scheme is a 6-month mentorship scheme designed to support professional and personal development within the hospitality, food and drink sectors.  

Applications are now Open.


Join our vibrant community dedicated to advancing race equity in hospitality. Become a member, mentor, ambassador, or partner today!

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