A leading voice for mental health among hospitality professionals Kat Kinsman joins Andrew Friedman to talk about coping mechanisms, both traditional and non-traditional, and how they might be employed by chefs experiencing the hardship of coronavirus lockdown.
From her Chefs with Issues program to her personal consultations with countless people in the restaurant industry, her myriad writings, and her own Communal Table podcast - Kat Kinsman has become an outspoken advocate for better mental health practices in the restaurant industry. Her tireless work and dedication to a better, healthier, more caring industry makes her wisdom an invaluable resource, now more than ever.
Andrew is also joined by Chandra Ram to remember Floyd Cardoz, a seminal talent, who changed Indian cuisine in the United States and who tragically succumbed to Covid-19.
These are tough times for chefs and restaurant professionals around the world, but there has never been a better time to seek advice and help around a number of topics affecting hospitality workers. Here's a round-up of some of the most useful resources for chefs.
The photo of Camilla Moccia, bent over in despair over the closure of her trattoria, has gone viral in Italy as a symbol of the suffering faced by those across the hospitality industry. Here she speaks to Fine Dining Lovers about the photo and her plight.
With a $1.9 trillion stimulus package winning final approval in Congress, what are the implications for the restaurant industry going forward? Will the Biden-Harris administration help the sector to rebound in the wake of the pandemic, or will restaurants continue to struggle? Andrew Friedman investigates.
It's been the worst of times for the restaurant industry all over Europe and beyond. But in Scandinavia, the cities of Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen have faced their own challenges. Discover how they are dealing with the Pandemic.