We work with people who have been at risk of, or have experienced homelessness, to motivate and inspire them to gain meaningful employment. Our programmes provide a pathway to learn and master essential skills, that ultimately lead to a rewarding job and career in the hospitality sector.
All our programmes are based at our training restaurant, Brigade Bar+Kitchen, on Tooley Street near to London Bridge. We run five programmes:
Our outreach programmes extend into hostels, job centres, prisons, housing associations and charity partners, to help us build future referrals.
United Kitchen Apprenticeship OR Out Front
2-year hospitality service apprenticeships – in the kitchen or front of house. Year 1 equips our apprentices with skills, qualifications, and work experience at Brigade; year 2 is a full-time position within a world class employment partner.Find out more
The images above show apprentices-to-be meeting Simon, our founder. Plus an outreach chef at a Breakthrough Kitchen discovering Beyond Food Foundation for the first time, this chef is now well into his first year apprenticeship.