Beyond Food Foundation

Nov 22, 2012

Teaching those who have experienced homelessness about health, wellbeing and cooking, to ultimately gain employment as chefs

Beyond Food Foundation (BFF) works to motivate and inspire people who have experienced homelessness to learn about health, wellbeing and cooking to ultimately gain meaningful employment as chefs. It offers two programmes, one called Freshlife which is a six-week programme during which participants join a number of cookery-related workshops and visit food markets. The second, United Kitchen, is a fully certified cookery apprenticeship that provides students with an NVQ Level 2 qualification as well as work experience and on the job training at our unique social enterprise restaurant Brigade. In addition, students receive mentoring, employability coaching and individual holistic support to help overcome any barriers that may have previously prevented them from moving into employment. To read our recipe for success, visit our website at

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