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Spring Scarf Dinners at The Robert Burns Hotel

September 28th, 2016|News|

  We're excited to announce that Spring Scarf Dinners will run on Tuesday nights at The Robert Burns Hotel in Collingwood, from October 18 - December 6. Book your place at a Spring Scarf Dinner now. The Robert Burns Hotel have created a delightful two course set menu (entree + main with choice, $40 per person). Head chef Marc Albalate and his team will [...]

Wrap Up – Winter Scarf ’16 Dinners at Higher Ground Melbourne

September 14th, 2016|News|

Winter Scarf Dinners ran on Tuesday nights at new CBD venue, Higher Ground Melbourne, from July 26 – September 13. Higher Ground Melbourne created a delightful two course set menu (entree + main, $40 per person). Head chef Nate Wilkins and his team cooked innovative, technique-driven dishes including Steamed Market Fish, Japanese Broth, Fermented Black Bean, Cabbage & [...]

Wrap Up – Do More Than Dine ’16 Fundraiser with Matt Preston

September 14th, 2016|News|

On Thursday 12 May, Scarf held a very special event - our inaugural 'Do More Than Dine' fundraising dinner. With front of house service from some of Scarf's wonderful graduate trainees, incredible food from Cumulus Inc., drinks from our generous sponsors, and a live auction with amazing donated prizes from the likes of Brae, Lucy Liu, [...]

Autumn Scarf Dinners at Rupert on Rupert

April 1st, 2016|News|

Autumn Scarf Dinners will run on Tuesday nights at Collingwood’s Rupert on Rupert from April 5 – May 24. We’ve recruited a brand new bunch of keen trainees for this program, and they’re excited to build their knowledge, skills, confidence and networks. Scarf trainees are young people seeking protection, and young people from refugee and new migrant communities who face barriers to [...]

Do More Than Dine – An Exclusive Fundraising Dinner

March 30th, 2016|News|

Join Scarf for our inaugural Do More Than Dine fundraising dinner and enjoy an intimate evening of culinary delight and feel-good fun. Hosted by inimitable Masterchef judge and Scarf Ambassador, Matt Preston, Do More Than Dine will be a memorable night which will greatly assist Scarf in continuing to transform the lives of young people facing barriers to work. We’re [...]

Scarf Pop Up Dinner at Belleville

March 29th, 2016|News|

Are you enticed by Korean beef short rib bao with pickled daikon and shiso herb?   Or do you prefer the sound of buckwheat soba noodles, edamame, pickled nashi, orange and sake dressing?   This Pop Up dinner, a very special event connected to our recent Scarf Tasting Plate programs, will book out quickly! So [...]

‘Do More Than Drink’ with Scarf in Melbourne’s Best Bars

November 23rd, 2015|News|

For five years, we've been asking you to support us by coming along to a Scarf Dinner to Do More Than Dine. Now, we're inviting you to head to one of Melbourne’s best bars to Do More Than Drink, so that we can continue to transform the lives of young people facing barriers to work. We're about to [...]

Scarf serves up a new program – ‘Tasting Plate’

September 28th, 2015|News|

  We're excited to announce that we've been cooking up a new Scarf offering called 'Tasting Plate', a free two-day hospitality training course for Red Cross clients. It'll cover all the essential hospo basics - from coffee making to bar training, wine knowledge to interview practice, and the all-important Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate. It will also [...]

Spring Scarf Dinners at The Empress Hotel, Fitzroy North

September 28th, 2015|News|

Spring Scarf Dinners will run on Tuesday nights at The Empress Hotel in Fitzroy North from October 6th – December 1st. During the Spring Scarf season, our front-of-house trainees (young people from refugee, asylum seeker and migrant backgrounds) will learn all the ins and outs of service, whilst being supported by their mentors, who come [...]

Wrap Up – Winter Scarf Dinners

September 7th, 2015|News|

Winter Scarf Dinners ran on Tuesday nights at The Lincoln (formerly Hotel Lincoln) in Carlton from June 9th – August 11th. The Lincoln chefs created a delightful two course set menu (entree + main, $40 per person). There were hearty dishes like an entree of pork terrine, pork and morcilla croquettes and quince. For main, the winning dish would have to [...]