International Women’s Day is 8th March and to kick things off, Percy & Founders are hosting an all-female Brunch & Panel Conversation in collaboration with Double Dutch on Monday 2nd March, 8.30am – 11am. With the theme “Breaking Barriers: How to Thrive as a Woman in Hospitality”, the event will bring together women working in all sectors of hospitality to share their experiences and discuss how to overcome issues surrounding women working in the industry. The panellists include: Raissa and Joyce de Hass (Founders, Double Dutch); Hannah Sharman-Cox (MD & Founder, DrinkUp.London); Siobhan Payne (Festival Director, London Cocktail Week); Agnieszka Josko (F&B Operations Manager, Flemings Mayfair); Emma Rice (Head Wine Maker & Director, Hattingley Valley Wines); Jacqui McMillan (General Manager Novotel Canary Wharf); Anna Sebastian (Bar Manager, The Langham’s Artesian), Camille Vidal (Founder, La Maison Wellness) and Alex Hely-Hutchinson (Chef & Founder, 26 Grains).

Attendance is free and open to the public, although spaces are limited. To reserve a spot, please contact rsvp@rochecom.com.