‘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 [...]

Meet Scarf Ambassador Leanne

June 3rd, 2015|News|

  We are so excited to have an amazing group of people as our Scarf Ambassadors, and we want you to get to know them better with some good old-fashioned Q + A. To start with, we're chatting with esteemed food writer and everywhere-woman, Leanne Clancey. She's already written about how pumped she is to be [...]

Winter Scarf Dinners at The Lincoln, Carlton

May 25th, 2015|News|

Winter Scarf Dinners are happening at The Lincoln (formerly known as Hotel Lincoln) in Cardigan St, Carlton. They kick off on Tuesday June 9 and run every Tuesday night until July 28. We've opened bookings, and are now offering two early sittings (6.00 - 8.00pm and 6.30 - 8.30pm), as well as regular staggered booking times. The Lincoln chefs have put [...]

Announcing Scarf Ambassadors

May 25th, 2015|News|

Liz from Scarf has been squirrelling away at an undercover project for some time now... and we can finally lift the lid on it! She's developed an Ambassador program to help make Scarf more sustainable and assist us in growing our social impact. So how did we choose our Scarf Ambassadors? To start with, we looked for ace [...]

Stop. Burger Time.

May 8th, 2015|News|

If you like burgers (and let's face it, you live in Melbourne and you're human so you probably, actually, truly love them) then we have good news for you. For the month of May, you'll see Scarf on the Local Matters jar at Grill'd in Flinders Lane (83 Flinders Lane, to be precise!) If we get the most tokens in [...]

Success Stories at The Sofitel on Collins

April 30th, 2015|News|

One of our wonderful Scarf graduates, Thelma, is kicking all kinds of goals, and we asked her if we could share her good news with you. She said yes, because she's wonderful, as we mentioned! After a false start with Scarf in 2013, (midway through our program an accident at home saw her break her leg - ouch!) Thelma rejoined [...]

Autumn Scarf Dinners at Green Park

April 30th, 2015|News|

We're super excited that our Autumn Scarf Dinners season will run at Green Park in Carlton North. Kicking off on Tuesday March 17th, Scarf Dinners will happen each Tuesday until May 12th. Bookings are now open on our website. We've been busily recruiting a new group of trainees (young refugees and asylum seekers facing barriers to work) and they're so [...]