Natural high: Drug and alcohol use is cultural to catering, said operators (Getty/ South_agency)

‘The closest thing to being a rock and roll star is running a bar’

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Addiction in hospitality is nothing new. In 2011, research by The Insider showed chefs were nearly twice as likely to be addicted to alcohol and drugs than the average person and Gordon Ramsay has previously described cocaine as the industry’s “dirty...