Industry Talk: Women in Hospitality ' do we need female focused awards?'

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Standard Supplier 18th March 2017

Industry Talk: Women in Hospitality ' do we need female focused awards?'

After a wonderful discussion last year at the Drapers Arms in London around Women in Hospitality, we have decided to hold a similar discussion panel in Liverpool with leading women in the industry - please join us, all welcome!

Monday 3 April, Love Lane Wines, Liverpool.
6.30pm
7pm - discussion starts

Ticket £8, including a glass of wine.

The evening will be discussing the questions “Do we need female focused awards, such as Best Female Chefs?”

We want to organise a friendly and positive panel around this question. We will also explore the current British culinary world - reflecting on where we’ve come from, and to think about the future and how the hospitality world will continue to grow and develop, with a look at how women are part of that.

Part of what this evening is also about, is providing a place for women in hospitality to get together and discuss the unique pressures of this industry, and how that may affect them, the way they work, plan their careers and develop their skills. Therefore, this event is primarily aimed at those working and who have worked in (and might possibly want to be get back into) hospitality.

Panelists:

Charlotte Rasburn
Before devoting herself full time to a career in hospitality Charlotte studied fine art textiles at University and briefly pursued a career in finance.

After taking the leap she spent a year working at the Michelin starred Boxtree restaurant in Ilkely. Here she completed her sommelier training before moving to work with Michael O’Hare as Restaurant Manager and Sommelier at his first venture in Leeds. The Man Behind the Curtain opened in 2014 and gained a michelin star within 12 months.

Three years on and with the addition of a new restaurant in Manchester Charlotte now works for GG Hospitality as Restaurant Operations Manager and divides her time between Leeds and the new restaurant in Manchester ‘The Rabbit In The Moon’.

Mary-Ellen McTagu

Gwen Prior

Emma Underwood

Chair: TBC

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