Scarf News

Scarf ‘Tasting Plate’ with Hobson’s Bay City Council

September 26th, 2018|

Scarf is now recruiting front-of-house trainees for a free, 3 day 'Tasting Plate' hospitality short course, running in partnership with Hobson's Bay UP and Hobson's Bay City Council. This is a great opportunity for young people from [...]

Meet Neil, Scarf’s newest team member

September 6th, 2018|

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 [...]

Scarf Dinners are heading for Higher Ground

September 5th, 2018|

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 [...]

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

June 20th, 2018|

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 [...]

Where Are They Now? Q + A with graduate Negasi

May 10th, 2018|

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 [...]

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

April 25th, 2018|

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 [...]

We’ve brewed up something special for Autumn!

March 5th, 2018|

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 [...]

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

February 13th, 2018|

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 [...]

Where Are They Now? Q + A with graduate Palkyi

February 5th, 2018|

We asked Palkyi (graduate of Spring Scarf ’16 which ran at The Robert Burns Hotel) why she did the program and what she’s been up to since. Here are Palkyi's answers, in her own words.   Why did you [...]

Spotlight on a Sponsor: Stomping Ground Brewing Co.

January 30th, 2018|

We are beyond excited to announce that in 2018, Scarf's new beer sponsor is Stomping Ground Brewing Co. This means our trainees will be undertaking awesome beer training and tastings with the Stomping Ground crew, helping [...]

Scarf launches ‘Do More Than Drink’ in 47 Melbourne bars

November 22nd, 2017|

We're about to launch our third Do More Than Drink campaign with overwhelming support from the Melbourne bar scene. The campaign will run from 3 – 10 December and 47 of Melbourne’s favourite bars have [...]

Spotlight on a Sponsor: Punt Road Wines

October 22nd, 2017|

We're currently enjoying sponsorship from the fabulous folk at Punt Road Wines in the Yarra Valley. During Spring Scarf '17 Dinners at Auction Rooms, we're serving Punt Road's 2012 Sparkling Chardonnay Pinot Noir, 2017 Pinot Gris, [...]