Scarf’s blog

Scarf in Pictures

December 18th, 2012|

We thought it would be nice to end the year with some beautiful photos that were taken during Scarf training sessions, seasonal dinners and events during 2012. All photographs taken by the very talented Erinna [...]

Jolly Good Scarfy Christmas Gifts

November 26th, 2012|

Well, it's time to face facts. It's the festive season! And that means gift giving! And we want to make things easier for you, so you can focus on your ham or your turkey (or your [...]

Scarf’s Final Dinner for 2012

November 6th, 2012|

Update 14th November 2012 - Please note this event is now fully booked.  Well, the year is drawing to a close and we're holding our final Scarf Dinner for 2012 on Monday 19th November. It'll [...]

Scarf goes to “Hell” for the night

October 22nd, 2012|

That's right folks, next Monday night we are very excited to be taking Scarf to Hell of the North for one night only! This dinner will be staffed by trainees who have participated in past [...]

When things don’t go according to plan…

October 17th, 2012|

Hello Scarfers (Scarves? Scarfies? What do you prefer to be called?) In late September, we began promoting our planned Spring Scarf program. Indeed, we made kind of a big fuss about the fact we were [...]

Spring Scarf – building the team!

July 25th, 2012|

We are about to begin building our team for Spring Scarf 2012! To start with, we're recruiting volunteer front-of-house mentors to work with the trainees during the program. If you're currently working in hospitality in [...]

A little look at Winter Scarf…

June 19th, 2012|

Scarf - Monday 18 June Beer and cider training at the Little Creatures Dining Hall with Bec is followed by a menu briefing at our brand new home for five Monday Night Dinners - Jorg. [...]

Moving Time! Scarf Dinners head to Fitzroy North…

June 13th, 2012|

That's right folks! We've finished up at Libertine, and now we're on the move again. From Monday 18th June, and every Monday until 16th July, Scarf Dinners will happen at Jorg - 203 St Georges [...]

Winter Scarf dinners – Bookings are open!

May 3rd, 2012|

Hello there! We're still battling some serious technical gremlins which have made our website do all sorts of weird things... but it will be back to normal very soon! Luckily, we do have some good [...]

Recruitment time! Do you want to mentor during Winter Scarf?

April 24th, 2012|

We are currently recruiting front-of-house mentors for our Winter Scarf program. If you’re currently working in hospitality in Melbourne, and keen to get involved in mentoring young people who are facing barriers to training and work, then volunteering with Scarf might be right up your alley. If you’re keen to mentor, please email Kim right away – kim@scarfcommunity.org. Here are a few things to think about: Availability Induction session – afternoon of Saturday 12th May Scarf Dinners – every Monday from May 14th until July 16th from approximately 5.00pm – 11.00pm   Skills and Experience Essential Preferred Strong Front of House hospitality experience Excellent communication skills Currently working in hospitality in Melbourne   Restaurant supervision Formal dining Personal Attributes Essential Preferred Committed and reliable Patient Enjoy working with people from diverse backgrounds   Interest in social enterprise Interest in social justice issues   […]

Roll up and get your Scarf Dinner gift certificates!

April 19th, 2012|

Exciting stuff, folks! We’re very pleased to announce that you can now purchase a Scarf Dinner gift certificate! It could be a birthday gift for a special friend, a raffle prize, or a thankyou for [...]

We’re back!

April 17th, 2012|

Unfortunately, Scarf's website was recently hacked, meaning that many of our news and blog posts have been lost. Rest assured that we'll do our best to re-post all the cool stuff like mentor and trainee [...]