Social Enterprise

The Fork in the Road is a place of great food, ambiance and opportunity. As part of the Recovery Connections family, it offers opportunities for the long-term unemployed to gain valuable work experience and training; it believes everyone should have the opportunity to thrive in a supportive environment.

They are proud to serve affordable, locally sourced food, cooked fresh on-site by catering professionals who are passionate about mentoring the individuals that come through the program.

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131 The Venue is a flexible, licensed space that is available for private hire to host a range of events from workshops and training to family celebrations and planned social events.

To discuss individual requirements, email


The Fork In The Road – Stage One can be found inside The Stages Academy, Bridge Street West, Middlesbrough.

They are proud to serve tasty, home-cooked food both to sit in and takeaway while also offering work experience and training opportunities to the community.