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Where Are They Now? Q + A with graduate Farshad

August 31st, 2017|News|

  We sat down with Farshad (graduate of Winter Scarf '15 which ran at The Lincoln) to find out why he did the program and what he's been up to since.   Why did you want to do Scarf? I was looking for my first job in Australia but I didn't have any work experience [...]

Spring Scarf Dinners at Auction Rooms

August 30th, 2017|News|

It's been a chilly old Winter but Spring is finally in the air! Spring Scarf '17 Dinners will run on Tuesday nights at Auction Rooms from 26 September – 21 November. We're so excited to be partnering with the legendary folks at this renowned North Melbourne venue - you're probably familiar with their very strong brunch game, but wait [...]

Scarf ‘Tasting Plate’ with Brimbank City Council

July 24th, 2017|News|

Scarf is excited to partner with Brimbank City Council to run Tasting Plate, a free, 3-day hospitality training course. This is a front-of-house hospitality course for young people (18 - 28 years) from a refugee/migrant background, or currently seeking protection, who live, work, study or socialise in Brimbank. There are 16 trainee places available and the final day [...]

Winter Scarf Dinners at The Grace Darling

June 8th, 2017|News|

The weather is getting cool so it's time to get your scarf on (and maybe a beanie and gloves, too!) in support of Scarf! Winter Scarf Dinners will run on Tuesday nights at The Grace Darling, Collingwood, from 27 June - 15 August. We can't think of a better venue for our Winter season than [...]

Matt Preston invites Melbourne to Do More Than Dine

April 6th, 2017|News|

Scarf Ambassador, Masterchef judge and food journalist, Matt Preston, will again host our annual fundraising dinner Do More Than Dine on Wednesday 17 May at ARC ONE Gallery with food by Andrew McConnell and his team at Cumulus Inc. The evening aims to raise $40,000 to help fund Scarf’s hospitality training, mentoring and paid work experience programs. [...]

Autumn Scarf Dinners at The Lincoln

March 6th, 2017|News|

Autumn Scarf Dinners will run on Tuesday nights at The Lincoln in Carlton, from 21 March – 16 May. The Lincoln head chef, Howard Stamp, has created a delightful two course set menu (entree + main with choice) for $40 per person. Howard and his team will be cooking some seriously tasty fare - rumour has it there's 'Pork rillette, pickles and [...]

Do More Than Drink in 2016 to raise awareness and funds for Scarf!

November 7th, 2016|News|

Soon, we're launching our Do More Than Drink campaign for the second year running, this time, with the support of more than 30 of Melbourne’s best bars. Designed to raise both funds and awareness, the campaign runs from 27 November – 4 December, and will help Scarf continue to provide training, mentoring and employment to young [...]

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, [...]