BRITA Professional has teamed up with a number of big names from the industry to record a series of podcasts addressing key topics facing foodservice businesses.
The ‘Life is Better Filtered: Collaborative Kitchen podcast series’ follows on from the report that BRITA recently published into the impact that kitchen inefficiencies can have on operators, and how to overcome them.
Through insightful interviews with some of hospitality’s leading influencers, the podcasts provide thought-provoking discussions and advice on the most pressing issues facing businesses, including skills shortages, health and wellbeing and kitchen productivity.
Kate Nicholls, CEO of UKHospitality; Mark Lewis, chief executive of Hospitality Action; and Hayden Groves, consultant chef at Borough Market, all feature on the podcasts, which you can listen to by clicking the links below.
Episode 1: Looking to the future of hospitality
Kate Nicholls, CEO of UKHospitality, shares her thoughts on the key challenges facing hospitality businesses, such as staffing issues, rising business rates and the competition on the high street, and what these mean for the future of the industry.
Episode 2: Changing attitudes in the kitchen environment
Mark Lewis, Chief Executive of Hospitality Action, discusses the challenges facing hospitality employees and the implications these can have on their lives, changing attitudes in the sector towards mental health and installing a culture which promotes a work life balance, as well as how to make sure your kitchen environment can help to promote this.
Episode 3: The secret to an efficient kitchen
Hayden Groves, Consultant Chef at Borough Market, shares his insights on creating a productive and efficient working environment and team based on his experience as Executive Chef at BaxterStorey, and working with some of the country’s leading producers at Borough Market.