21st November 2019

Mental Health and Hospitality – London

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DATE

  • 21st November 2019

TIME

  • 6 - 9pm

LOCATION

  • Bethnal Green, London

THEME

  • Sustinere People: Mental Health

TICKETS

  • £30pp

Mental Health and Hospitality

Following October’s World Mental Health day and a widespread increase in interest and awareness, we are taking the opportunity to bring together a panel of thought leaders and change makers to open up conversation and discuss mental health in relation to ourselves, to the community and to the hospitality industry. The three-course meal that complements our conversation has been curated by our Head Chef, Mitch and champions local legends, waste reduction and by-product usage. It has been designed to celebrate the idea of interactivity and social eating as a way of breaking down barriers and encouraging people to come together.

 

 

Snacks

Salt & smoked tomato crisps, whipped onion dip V

(Hummus for VF, GF)

‘Chicken Sandwich’

crisp chicken skin, bread sauce & fig

(Tempeh & Macadamia cheese for VF, DF, GF)

 

Starter

Mushroom, Chestnut & Yolk DF, GF

(no egg for VF)

 

Shared main plates

Pizza Oven Roasted Karma Cola Chicken   DF, GF

Sides

Hardcore roasted butternut, confit garlic DF, GF, VF

Braised winter greens, preserved yuzu GF,DF, VF

Whole roasted cauliflower, brown butter hollandaise      V  GF

Salad of runner beans, red apple, turnip & blackened hispi    GF, DF, VF

(Vegan tables will get full selection of veggie plates)

Dessert

Baked apple & wild fennel terrine, miso oat ice-cream, N8 honey    V

(VF Quince sorbet)

Speaker Bio's

SARAH RESTALL- Co Director Pilot Light Campaign:

Sarah is a specialist in supporting mental health in the workplace working with Pilot Light, a campaign dedicated to eliminating stigma associated with mental health problems in the hospitality industry. With a wealth of experience gained working for Mind on the Time to Change Employers Team, her background includes offering expert consulting, coaching and support. In addition, Sarah has an impressive history of delivering to external forums as a key note speaker, panelist and panel facilitator.
She resides with her Bengal cat by the beach in Margate where she regularly tops up her mental health reserves with long walks, bike rides and the occasional North Sea swim

JAMIE LUMSDEN - Head Chef & Life Coach

Jamie is a Head Chef based at a private members club in Colchester and fills the rest of his time as a Life Coach. For the last few years, Jamie has been training with highly-experienced coaches and therapists – working alongside them to understand the unconscious mind, how it drives our attitudes and behaviours, and how it ultimately leads to our self-sabotage.Working within mental health and raising awareness within hospitality has become a passion for Jamie, long before it became as highlighted as it is now. Working in his first role as Head Chef at 24, he now tries to ensure his kitchen team are willing to talk and share about any issues they may have and encourage a positive mentality towards “speaking up”.

MITCHELL PHILLIP TAIT - Head Chef, Ozone Coffee Roasters, Bethnal Green

Beginning his culinary career at sixteen Mitchell has over a decade of experience working in the kitchen & hospitality world.

From starting in a small beachside town on the East coast of Australia Mitchell has gone on to work at some of the most prestigious Lodges and restaurants across Australia and New Zealand including Mark Best at Sydney institution Marque, Matakauri Lodge and Three Hatted Clooney.Since moving to London, Mitchell was Head Chef at Michelin starred Leroy before making the move to Ozone Coffee where he has lead their second London eatery opening as Head Chef.While his career has faciliated the forging of his own food philosophies, it’s also motivated him to encourage positive change in the industry by setting up ‘The Illicit Project’: a non profit pop up series that works to bring awareness and break stigmas around mental health in the hospitality industry as well as raise funds for various mental health charities and foundation.