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If you are struggling, a number of #FAIRKITCHENS partners are providing resources and support:

The Burnt Chef Project

The Burnt Chef Project is a non-profit campaign operating to challenge mental health stigma in hospitality through online training, open conversations and sales of branded custom merchandise. The earnings are used to re-invest back into mental health training and useful resources. Visit their shop here.

The Burnt Chef Project provides:

The Burnt Chef Project provides:

  • The Burnt Chef Support Service provides 24/7 support to anyone within hospitality who feels like they want to talk to someone about their mental health. To use this free service just text: BURNTCHEF to 85258 24/7 and a trained volunteer will aim to respond to you within 5 minutes. 
  • FREE resources such as a ‘Wellness Action Plan’, Employee Check-In Guide, Deep Breathing Tips video and more!

Hospitality Action provides:

Hospitality Action provides:

  • Crisis help line – for anyone in the industry: 0808 802 0282
  • Employee Assistance Programme that businesses can sign up to
  • Covid Wellbeing Hub - including advice on addiction, anxiety, looking after your wellbeing during furlough and coping with uncertainty.

Pilot Light

Pilot Light is a campaign focused on inspiring change in the way people think and act about mental health through addressing industry specific issues found in hospitality. Pilot Light ignites a conversation around mental health stigma, and supports the learning and understanding of mental health issues by offering content, tools and resources.

About Pilot Light:

About Pilot Light:

  • They are partnering with Shout, a 24/7 UK crisis text service available for times when people feel they need immediate support.
  • By texting SHOUT to 85258, you will be put in touch with a trained Crisis Volunteer (CV) who will chat to you using trained techniques via text.
  • If you feel that one of your colleagues is struggling, Pilot Light offers guidelines and information on how to spot the signs
  • For their advice and information on staying well, click here

Healthy Hospo

Healthy Hospo is an organisation working toward a healthier, happier hospitality industry. As a Healthy Hospo Member - for less than the price of a cup of coffee in most cities (£2) - you’ll get access to a digital training app which focuses on health & wellbeing. For more information, click here.

The Healthy Hospo app:

The Healthy Hospo app:

  • Available 24/7 to provide lessons and resources to give the support you need for a happier, healthier life
  • Exclusive discounts from partners
  • Earn rewards as you complete lessons!