Why business partnerships can make you smile

The human value of partnering with not for profits

Want to read a story that will make you smile?  And reinforce why strong business partners are so important?  In his 60s, Merve is one of our recent hospitality training graduates. Initially Merve was concerned that he may be too old to find work in a new field
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A Bright Road Ahead – by Riley Wilson, broadsheet.com.au March 2016

A Bright Road Ahead

By Riley Wilson 10th March 2016

Behind the unassuming façade of Wesley Mission, immigrants and asylum seekers are cooking their way to a better future, thanks to an innovative new employment program. There’s something cooking at Wesley Mission in Surry Hills, a safe house for men and women experiencing financial difficulty, unemployment or homelessness.
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Migrant kitchen a pathway to employment

SBS World News, 30th January 2016, Reporter Hannah Sinclair

In the narrow commercial kitchen at Wesley Mission’s Edward Eagar Lodge in Surry Hills, award-winning chef Ty Bellingham is hard at work. The man who spent 14 years at the helm of Sailors Thai in Sydney, and two years running a restaurant in New York,
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Bright Hospitality Announces Changes in Executive Leadership

Bright Hospitality announced today their Board of Directors has appointed Sharon Flynn as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately, succeeding Tim Davies, the company’s co-founder.  Tim will remain on Bright Hospitality’s Board of Directors as Chairman. Bright Hospitality and Bright Employment will continue their very close partnership in creating pathways to employment for marginalised people, including refugees
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New migrants giving back at Christmas

New migrants taking part in Bright Hospitality training took over Wesley Mission's Surry Hills kitchen this week, preparing and serving a 5 star Christmas Lunch to over 80 homeless Sydneysiders.  From chefs to waiting staff, the special Christmas meal was entirely the work of current Bright Hospitality students, all of whom are currently undergoing specialist
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