The Fork in the Road is a place of great food, ambience and opportunity. A number of the restaurant’s staff will always be those who’ve come through our programme designed to offer precious opportunities to those who need a helping hand – recovering addicts, ex-offenders and the long-term unemployed. The fit-out costs and working capital for this social enterprise have come from our parent charity CEO Sleepout and Public Health England.
Unique Middlesbrough restaurant opened on Christmas Eve on site of old Romer Parrish toy shop. Serving great classic British dishes, it will create a number of training and employment opportunities for ex-offenders, recovering addicts and the long-term unemployed. This not-for-profit social enterprise is being funded by charity CEO Sleepout and Public Health England. NEW high-end […]read more
The Fork in the Road is hoping to cook up a career for Len Thurlow after he became our charity-led restaurant’s first apprentice. Working with Stockton Riverside College, our not-for-profit project plans to create a number of apprenticeships through works experience opportunities. Len, 22, accepted The Fork in the Road’s offer to become our first […]read more
The new head chef of The Fork in the Road says he’s determined to help make our charity-led Middlesbrough eaterie “the best restaurant on Teesside”. Award-winning chef Louie Miller will also be responsible for transforming Teessiders who’ve been long-term unemployed into a new generation of talented chefs. Backed by local charity CEO Sleepout, our not-for-profit […]read more