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Dining out and doing good: The Hoxton Apprentice

Hoxton Apprentice exteriorAs if my taking six years to visit The Duke of Cambridge wasn’t pathetic enough, the ethical wizardry of another well-established London restaurant has only recently been drawn to my attention.

The Hoxton Apprentice, I learnt, was set up in 2004 by a charity called Training For Life, along with social entrepreneur Gordon D’Silva and one of my favourite chefs, Prue Leith. It gives professional training through a paid apprenticeship programme for the long-term unemployed, to help young people… Continue reading