It serves up seasonal, locally sourced Middle Eastern-inspired food, and has a potential solution to homelessness on its menu. Ebury by Fat Macy’s, which has opened in Pimlico, London, provides employment, training, and support to people who have been living in temporary accommodations. Through a 200-hour program, trainees learn from professional chefs, work in front-of-house roles and help run the business. Over a year they have a chance to earn a deposit for a rented home, build their confidence and gain valuable work experience. The Fat Macy’s team then continues to provide support for up to two years. Founded in 2016, the Fat Macy’s social enterprise uses the restaurant and its catering business to tackle homelessness, one meal at a time.

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