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Do More Than Drink in Melbourne’s most socially conscious bars!

December 5th, 2018|News|

On Sunday 2 December, we launched our fourth Do More Than Drink campaign with incredible support from the Melbourne bar scene. The campaign will run from Sunday 2 – 9 December with 35 of Melbourne’s most socially conscious bars partnering with Scarf to help raise funds and awareness. Providing a solid excuse for a guilt-free drink with [...]

Scarf Goes West for One Night Only!

November 21st, 2018|News|

Scarf Dinners are going West for one night only! We're excited to partner with the fabulous Copper Pot Seddon team again for a very special one-off ‘Pop Up’ Scarf Dinner on Monday 26 November! There are very limited places available, so if you’re keen to join us, book now. This dinner is part of our recent ‘Tasting Plate’ program with [...]

Scarf ‘Tasting Plate’ with Hobsons Bay City Council

September 26th, 2018|News|

Scarf is now recruiting front-of-house trainees for a free, 3 day 'Tasting Plate' hospitality short course, running in partnership with Hobsons Bay UP and Hobsons Bay City Council. This is a great opportunity for young people from refugee/migrant backgrounds and young people seeking protection to get a 'taste' of hospitality - they'll be learning from passionate hospitality professionals [...]

Meet Neil, Scarf’s newest team member

September 6th, 2018|News|

We'd like to introduce you to Neil Baxendale, who's recently come on board team Scarf as our 'Job Readiness Mentor'. Neil will be working one day a week to support recent and past graduate trainees as they move from working at Scarf Dinners to jobs in the real world. Neil's not new to Scarf - he's [...]

Scarf Dinners are heading for Higher Ground

September 5th, 2018|News|

We're super excited to be heading to Higher Ground in Melbourne’s CBD for Spring Scarf '18. The season will run on Tuesdays from 25 September – 20 November and a two-course set menu is $45 per head, the proceeds of which go directly to funding the Scarf training and employment program. Nathan Toleman of The [...]

We’re heading to Bhang in Brunswick for our Winter Scarf Season

June 20th, 2018|News|

We're excited to announce our Winter Scarf '18 restaurant partner is Bhang in Brunswick. Winter Scarf Dinners will run on Tuesdays from 10 July – 28 August and a two-course set menu is $45 per head, the proceeds of which directly fund our training and employment program. Book here. Bhang opened in August 2017 and is the latest [...]

Where Are They Now? Q + A with graduate Negasi

May 10th, 2018|News|

We chatted with Negasi, who was a trainee during our Autumn Scarf '15 program. Negasi's been pretty busy since graduating from Scarf three years ago, and recently became the first graduate trainee to come back to Scarf as a volunteer mentor. Negasi will be working behind the bar at Do More Than Dine '18.    Q. Why did you [...]

Join Matt Preston and Scarf for Do More Than Dine ’18

April 25th, 2018|News|

We are beyond excited to announce that Scarf Ambassador, Masterchef judge and 100% legend Matt Preston is stepping up to the plate (pardon the pun) again to host our third Do More Than Dine fundraising dinner on Thursday 7 June. Join us for a very special evening of culinary highs and feel-good moments which will greatly assist us [...]

We’ve brewed up something special for Autumn!

March 5th, 2018|News|

Our first Scarf Dinners season for the year will take place at the fabulous Stomping Ground Beer Hall in Collingwood! Recently taking out the top spot in Beer & Brewer Top 50 Brewpubs, Stomping Ground has been serving up excellent food and tasty brews since 2016. Autumn Scarf Dinners will run on Tuesday nights from 20 March through until 15 May, and we [...]

Market Lane fundraise for Scarf for the third year in a row

February 13th, 2018|News|

On Friday 26 January Market Lane Coffee fundraised for Scarf for the third year running, bringing in a huge $3001.50 to support Scarf programs. They opened their Faraday St, Therry St and South Melbourne stores for the first half of the day, with all coffee beans and milk donated. And, a bunch of awesome Market Lane staff volunteered their [...]