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What is Off the Hotplate?
For the hospitality industry, Off the Hotplate is a series of short courses with practical exercises that give you the productive skills to survive the furnace, and thrive.
We deliver emotional, stress and people management. Learn from the best, access your Off the Hotplate toolbox and remember we are here to help.
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?
What are you waiting for? Jump in and just do it!
Life is great when you know how.
Why not access our courses with practical exercises that give you the skills to survive the furnace?
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