Wagamama Partners UK Youth

5th September 2021

Wagamama has announced a partnership with UK Youth charity.

Founded in 1911, UK Youth has a network of more than 8,000 organisations and nation partners in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Wagamama said it will be supporting North Tyneside Young Carers Centre by providing restaurant space for workshops and one-to-one mentoring sessions. The company will also support the centre’s young carers by facilitating cooking events and food discovery sessions and focus on the benefits of healthy eating and how to cook up simple and nutritionally beneficial meals.

It said these cooking events will not only teach valuable kitchen skills but also provide insight into potential career paths. The chain will also be supporting the London-based Mosaic Trust by providing restaurant space for workshops, networking and mentoring events and food education sessions for its young members with a focus on vegan and vegetarian eating. The company said the key objectives of the new partnership is to bring the “purpose of UK Youth to life by providing platforms and spaces to youth organisations across the UK”.