Make your dream team come to life! Boost productivity and retention. What we do is create a positive, high performing, high well-being workplace. Get... Off the Hotplate now.
We're already making a difference.
We cut the drop out rate to ZERO at an award winning RTO. Not just once, but in every group we worked with!
Our courses are easy, user friendly, and dramatically make a difference.
What is Off the Hotplate?
We deliver emotional, stress and people management.
We have the best team building content there is, tailoring our approach to your workplace and needs, and your outcomes. Throw toxic culture, bullying and dysfunction out the window, and watch the benefits flow.
For the culinary industry, Off the Hotplate is a new approach. We give you the skills, knowledge and ability to survive the furnace, and thrive. And we've just introduced a service component as well - so that your team not only collaborates, but works to build your business for you.
Ask us - we can make a difference for you, your business, your workplace.
Christine’s brilliant memoir Theatre of War is available now!
A rollicking trip through 9 restaurants and the Chefs, thieves and rogues she duelled with daily… Buckle up, it’s a rough ride. “Laugh out loud! A terrific read!”
WHY OFF THE HOTPLATE?
"I had 10 successful restaurants as owner/chef and 25 years in blasting hot kitchens. Burn out became a boomerang and I fell out of love with cooking, and the industry.
Then I started seeing the suicide rate, the burn out rate, the collateral damage of high pressure on families and society as a whole and decided we needed a solution. Mental health and emotional intelligence need more than just talk lines or questions with no answers. People need real solutions - teaching people those emotional management skills that are tragically missing in everyone's education.
Off the Hotplate was born, and I was reborn with a drive to bring this to an industry and people who deserve better. And working in other industries since, I saw they could all benefit from this. After all, it's about people. Simple." ~ Christine Matheson Green - for more on Christine on Linked In click here:
These methods work. So what's stopping you?
INSPIRATION FROM THE BEST
Easing the pressure Rachael Smith, in writing for Restaurant and Caterers’ Association Magazine, shines the spotlight on Off the Hotplate, and why it’s so needed in the industry today. Rachel interviewed me and others about pressure, our whys and wheres, and comes to the conclusion that yes, the industry needs to change. Now. Here’s her…
For recovery wisdom: Sharpen the Saw Here, Rachael shares some dynamite recovery wisdom. Something all hospitality peeps need to acknowledge and accept. Tired is as tired does, and burn out helps no one. “I attended a conference a number of years ago where one of the speakers talked about Steven Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly…
That front of house divide can loom large in too many restaurants, and create a schism that is fatal for the business. Team building exists in way too few businesses. Here, Damien Lowe who, like me, has trodden both paths, shares his take on the reasons, and a solution. I’m not sure I agree that…
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