Youngsters get first taste of work experience at Highgate steak restaurant

Youngsters gained some valuable work experience at a local restaurant to boost their career prospects, thanks to the help of a Highgate charity.

Pupils enrolled on summer courses run by the Alexandra Wylie Tower Foundation (AWTF) learnt how to create the perfect steak sandwich at newly-opened Popeseye restaurant in Highgate Hill, Highgate, on Friday.

Their creations will be on sale at AWTF’s annual Pinknic in the Park on September 5 in Waterlow Park, Highgate.

AWTF helps disadvantaged young people across north London. It was set up in memory of 17-year-old Highgate schoolgirl Allie Wylie.

AWTF founder Lindsey Wylie said: “For many young people we support, it is impossible to get a job without some work experience. Please come to the Pinknic and support these youngsters.”


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus