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.
The images above show apprentices-to-be meeting Simon, our founder. 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.