Ben’s Friends Helps Restaurant Workers Get Sober

There is no shortage of issues facing the restaurant world, but the battle against substance abuse and addiction is among the toughest.

Substance abuse in the industry has been brushed under the rug for years, explained away as part of the culture and an occupational hazard of late nights in hot kitchens, temperamental chefs, adrenaline, and easy access to alcohol. The hotel and food service industry has the highest rates of substance use disorder,...