Taking a bite out of youth unemployment

London City HallFood businesses sign up to Big Hospitality Conversation’s City Hall Event

Leading restaurant chains, fast food joints and small eateries will join the Deputy Mayor of London Kit Malthouse on Wednesday 24 September 2014 to help tackle youth unemployment. Hosted by the British Hospitality Association at London City Hall and supported by partners including Springboard, Job Centre Plus, National Apprenticeship Service, Believe in Young People and chaired by Whitbread Managing Director Patrick Dempsey, The Big Hospitality Conversation is the flagship campaign of the BHA’s Inspiring the Next Generation programme.

Among the long list of restaurants who have signed up to attend the event and meet young people to offer them hope and opportunity as well as pledging job opportunities, apprenticeships and work placements are representatives from:  Paul, McDonalds Restaurants Ltd, D&D London ltd, Sofra Restaurants, Galvin Restaurants, Ed’s Easy Diner, Gregg’s, Wagamama, Cafe Rouge, Caprice Holdings, Zizzi, Brigade Bar & Bistro, Bartlett Mitchell ltd, Baxter Storey, Sodexo ltd, Melia White House and Harrison Catering Services ltd.

Now in its second year, the BHA has so far hosted 19 events across the UK including London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Colchester, Liverpool, Sutton Coldfield, Totnes Devon, and Cornwall, engaging with 1,500 businesses and creating over 34,000 new career opportunities.

Find out more information about the Big Hospitality Conversation here. If you haven't booked you place yet please follow the link for businesses here or for young people here.


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