Concept’s ‘Blind Baking’ Opened The Eyes of the Hospitality and Catering Industry

All this week Concept Conference Centre has been inviting employers from the hospitality and catering industry to see how blind or partially sighted people can work in and run a commercial kitchen.

The following employers all attended the event as part of the AWM sponsored Diversity Week:

  • Gray Court Catering
  • Mars and Spencer
  • Purple Rock Events
  • Key Personnel
  • Eat Coffee Limited
  • Civic catering
  • Birmingham City University
  • BVSC
  • Town Hall Birmingham

The event was also covered in the press:

  • BBC Midlands Today
  • BBC Radio WM – Joanne Malin Show
  • Express and Star
  • Hotel and Caterer Magazine

All the employers found the event very interesting and many are now looking forward to working with Concept on a number of projects,  as well as, offering placement opportunities to trainees.

Comments:

“Totally changed my mind on partially sighted people”

“Opened up all sorts of opportunities in the workplace”

“Giving employers the chance to ask kitchen staff questions in an informal setting is really useful”

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