Proud to have our work featured in The Washington Post. The story highlights the ins and outs of freelance work, mental health of hospitality workers, and the overall work our founder has been doing since launch. Article - click here.
In the wake of COVID-19's tremendous effect on the US restaurant industry, the LA Times listed Restaurant After Hours as a prime mental health resource for restaurant workers. Article - click here.
To help amplify the organization's message, Zia Sheikh has been working with apps such as Pared, Flex, and Instawork in and around the NYC area to meet other industry professionals and speak to managers about how to build better kitchen cultures. Here, Pared writes about his progress on their blog. Article - click here.
Food writer Caroline Hatchett sheds light on a topic very seldom talked about in restaurants. With constant change happening due to COVID-19, how do we create space for grief and loss when speaking to our staff? Article - click here.
Proud to be recognized and honored with a general operating grant by Restaurant Workers Community Foundation. We are humbled to be included with such great company. Article - click here.
When Restaurant After Hours was launched the industry noticed. Here, Zia Sheikh opens up to Erin Lettera of StarChefs about his mental health history and how he started Restaurant After Hours. Article - click here.
In April 2019 Zia Sheikh sat down with Ethan Frisch of Why Food? podcast on Heritage Radio Network. Him and Ethan speak about kitchen culture and the changes we need to begin to make. Podcast - click here.
On Monday, October 28th, 2019, Zia Sheikh moderated a business panel titled "Self-Care, Mental Health & Moving Forward" at 2019's StarChefs' ICC.