Black in Hospitality discussions launched for Black History Month

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Black in Hospitality discussions launched for Black History Month

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BAME in Hospitality is hosting a two-part series called Black in Hospitality in celebration of Black History Month.

The series, which is being held on 26 and 28 October, will cover discussion topics including mindsets, heritage and career defining moments from role models and leaders within hospitality, food and drink.

Panellists include Iré Hassan-Odukale, managing director of Ikoyi restaurant in St James’s; The Nutrition Society’s Barbara Bray; Farmers of The Artisan Grower Robert and Michelle Sullivan; and beer sommelier and award-winning journalist Marverine Cole.

The discussions will be aired at 8pm and will be 45 minutes long followed by a 10-minute Q&A session and will be live streamed on YouTube.

You can register for your free ticket to the discussions for episode 1​ ​and for episode 2​.

Additionally, throughout the month of October, BAME in Hospitality will be talking to black chefs within the hospitality sector, sharing stories of food and heritage from within the community, shining a light on the diversity that exists within Black British heritage.

Videos will be available on the BAME in Hospitality Instagram page​.

BAME in Hospitality is the UK based not for profit organisation with a mission to drive education, amplify voices, build community and accelerate racial equality.

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