It’s been a year since news broke of Anthony Bourdain’s passing on June 8. Today, the celebrity chef, author and travel documentarian should be celebrating his 62nd birthday. Both dates stir up emotions for a lot of people, but for us who enjoy the hospitality profession, it conjures an unsettling reminder of how vulnerable our industry is to mental health afflictions.

Read the full op-ed, on the Sacramento Bee’s website, here.