Jun
3
6:00 pm18:00

Taste of Success: Getting into the Festival Circuit

Hosted by The Business of Food, we also discuss support programs available for those getting established in the Food Industry or wanting to expand their existing food business.

Tonight's guest speakers are Himanshi Munshaw Luhar, the founder of Foodie Trails which specialises in cultural food walks and festivals and Fernando Rey, Founder and operator of Arepaland a food truck serving Venezuelan traditional food.

Foodie Trails hosts movie nights, dinners, cultural shows and outdoor festivals across Melbourne including curating a diverse selection of food and drink stall holders to feed the crowds.

The theme for this evening's talk is Getting into the Festival Circuit – how to be selected and be prepared for the event.

Tickets here

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Immersive Winter Spirits Tasting
Jun
5
4:00 pm16:00

Immersive Winter Spirits Tasting

Worksmith, in partnership with CAPI, is pleased to invite you to an afternoon of tasting, mingling with trade and enhancing your appreciation of the darker side of spirits. 

Sample the delicious distillates with our all-star line up that includes:
St Agnes, Bass and Flinders, Archie Rose, Starward, Jimmy Rum and Rum Diary

CAPI believe in simple drinks done well, so we have gathered some of the best local dark spirit producers, together in one room. The afternoon will give you an opportunity to taste, discuss, and learn about each spirits’ nuances and differences.
Please note that this is a trade and members-only event. Kindly RSVP by clicking here by the 3rd of June.

Tickets to this event are by donation all proceeds will go toWorksmith Member Scarf Community: Scarf is a social enterprise that gets young people into jobs while adding flavour and heart to the hospitality industry. Scarf trainees are keen, resilient young people seeking protection, and those from refugee and migrant backgrounds who have faced barriers to employment. Read more about Scarf here.

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How to get a lifetime of free publicity for your brand!
Jun
11
5:45 pm17:45

How to get a lifetime of free publicity for your brand!

Would you like to get PR but aren’t sure where to start?

Maybe you can't afford to pay agency fees? Perhaps you can’t think of the right newsworthy angle or you can only think of one?

In this practical talk Jules Brooke, Founder of Handle Your Own PR, will help you understand why PR is so powerful and why you should handle your own PR. She will bust a few PR myths and then give you lots of ideas and suggestions to help you create multiple story angles for your business that the media will love.

This is one talk you don’t want to miss if you want to grow your profile, or your brand's profile, in the media.

Tickets $40 (Free for Worksmith Members by entering Promo Code.)

Click register to save your spot!

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Chefs of Yoga
May
20
6:00 pm18:00

Chefs of Yoga

Join Worksmith in collaboration with The Chefs of Yoga for our monthly yoga class.


The event will include a breath-focused meditation, highlighting the power and importance of breathing techniques and an hour yoga flow class plus some final yin (fascia release stretches).
Designed for beginners, but suitable for the ones who already have some experience, the yoga class will run you through some basic asanas and movements tailored around the needs of people working in the hospitality industry.

The workshop will be a simple and fun introduction to a more mindful lifestyle, aiming to reduce stress levels, better work relationships and improve efficiency during working hours.

Class $10. Free Worksmith Members. BYO Yoga Mat.

Spots are limited. Click here if you wish to participate.

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The Best HR Practices for Hospo!
May
14
5:45 pm17:45

The Best HR Practices for Hospo!

High-turnover in the hospitality industry causes massive losses in productivity. What can be done to attract and retain employees?

Bree Vatner and Benson Siong are coming to Worksmith to introduce us to Upstart Advisory a fresh and innovative one-stop-shop consulting group for start-ups and small business, specialising in financial analysis and dash-boarding, inventory management, HR and commercial advisory.

Bree and Benson will be covering a range of topics including high turnover in hospitality, attracting talent and leadership, building engaged teams, and developing training and development programs that give people a pathway.

The chat will conclude with a Q&A.

Tickets are $20 (Free for Members) includes beer and wine provided by Worksmith.

Tickets here


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Not Too Early– A chef's life with Nicky Riemer
May
13
11:00 am11:00

Not Too Early– A chef's life with Nicky Riemer

When you think of a chef’s life you think long hours, missed birthdays and the inner-drive and passion to keep on going, to create something wonderful. 

But after a gruelling shift, what is it that keeps you grinding?  Is it the family environment that develops in those long nights at work or maybe the love of the craft. But is love enough? 

On May 13 we talk with Chef Nicky Riemer from South Melbourne’s Bellota to discuss all of that and more. 

 Over the last 20 years Riemer has carved out a career that has seen her trained by Stephanie Alexander, head up a team in Hong Kong and then go on to run and open Richmond Hill. Riemer’s career within the food industry hasn’t always been smooth sailing but every obstacle has helped shape her into the leader and chef that she is today. 

We are thrilled to have Nicky join us for our next instalment of our Not Too Early talks where she will cover topics such as longevity within the industry, what it takes to be a head chef,  mentorship and the risks and rewards of owning your own restaurant.

The cost to attend a Not Too Early talk is $20 and the numbers are limited. 

Tickets here

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Caffeinate your Coffee Business with Nadi Elias - Get Product
Apr
30
6:00 pm18:00

Caffeinate your Coffee Business with Nadi Elias - Get Product

Have you ever thought what it would be like to not only make good coffee but to run a financially successful business? Have you ever wondered why you're not making more profit or have enough cash?

Have you ever wondered what the 'secret' to running a successful cafe really is? Well stop wondering. It's time to GET PRODUCT.

Join Nadi Elias for the second step of a 7-part series, where Nadi will take you through the key considerations you need to make to get your products and services on point. One of the critical success factors behind generating sales in your cafe is having amazing products and service to sell to consumers. As a cafe and coffee entrepreneur, you need to focus your attention on the products you sell to maximise your profit, have better cash flow and maximise the value of your cafe.

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Apr
15
6:00 pm18:00

A Taste of Success: Launching an Innovative Food Business

The Business of Food Presents: Our 'A Taste of Success' sessions demonstrate how different food businesses strive for success according to their own personal and business goals. Inspiring guests share their experience & discuss what success means to them which is followed by Q&A time and networking.

Hosted by The Business of Food, we also discuss support programs available for those getting established in the Food Industry or wanting to expand their existing food manufacturing business.

Tonight's guests are Dr Jonathan Middis, from Tamu Innovations which has developed Five10Fibre™ - a functional food ingredient derived from the fibre-dense parts of the natural sugar cane plant; and Maria Glover, from Glovely who make a Kefir based pro biotic gelato, based on a traditional Irish recipe. 

Find out more about Jonathan at www.tamu-group.com or Maria at www.glovely.com.au

Jonathan and Maria will be talking about their experiences of being innovative in the food industry and how success is measured in different ways when you are creating, developing and then launching a new product with a unique ingredient.
This event includes drinks and nibbles & a tasting of the Glovely Gelato

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Not Too Early: Building an Icon with Gail Donovan
Apr
8
11:00 am11:00

Not Too Early: Building an Icon with Gail Donovan

Some people would say it's lucky to be open for 22 years in Melbourne’s forever fickle dinning scene. 

It’s not luck, it’s a lot of hard work and over the last 22 years Melbournians have seen restaurants come and go but Donovans has always remained.

We are thrilled to sit down with Gail Donovan as she explains how she and, her husband Kevin, built their iconic Melbourne restaurant; award-winning Donovans, St Kilda.

Much like the restaurant, Gail herself has a special place in the hearts of Melbournians her insights and anecdotes are unique and her knowledge of a forever changing industry is invaluable.

Gail is joining us on Monday April 8 at 11am to share her experiences openly and to help up-and-coming, aspiring hospitality business owners talk about what to do and what not to do in the restaurant business world.

When you work in hospo, you don’t want to get up too early, so Worksmith and Turnip Media have collaborated to bring you some leaders in their fields to share their experiences and tell their stories, at a reasonable hour.

The cost to attend a Not Too Early talk is $20 and the numbers are limited. 
We’ll have tea, filter coffee and pastries from North Fitzroy’s Loafer Bread for the session. 
Check out the program and join us, not too early, for the Not Too Early sessions.

Get your tickets here.

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First Friday Devotion - Ladies Bottle Share
Apr
5
7:00 pm19:00

First Friday Devotion - Ladies Bottle Share

Calling all ladies who would like to push the book club boundaries and enjoy our regular First Night Devotions, happening on the first Friday of each month with Kirrily Waldhorn (Beer Diva, NightingAle ) & Sophie Goldsmith.

All you need to do is bring your favourite bottle of beer (this is a zero free judgement zone) and join us for lively conversation and fun times with just the girls! It's like book club, but not.... you know exactly what we mean!!

Tickets include a light grazing table and a tasting of some of our favourite beers.

Get your tickets here

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What To Drink When You're Not Drinking
Apr
1
6:00 pm18:00

What To Drink When You're Not Drinking

Join us on Monday, 1st of April to meet Ben Branson founder of Seedlip - the world's first non-alcoholic spirit. Ben Branson, will share his journey that lead to his creation.

Ben is joined by James Snelgrove Seedlip Australian Brand Ambassador and World Class Global Bartender of the Year & Worksmith Beverage Director Orlando Marzo.

They will talk on the importance of non-alcoholic drinks in bars, their experience with customers and the constant attraction to make zero proof cool and attractive.

The session includes 2 cocktails from Orlando Marzo and the Seedlip team.

Tickets are $10 (Free for all Worksmith members.)

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The Fermentary Presents: Wild Soda
Mar
26
6:00 pm18:00

The Fermentary Presents: Wild Soda

Join The Fermentary for a 3 hour workshop at Worksmith!

What is Kombucha, and how is JUN any different? How can there be water AND milk kefir? Touch and feel all of them (if you like) make a batch and second ferment to take home. Choose a SCOBY to be yours forever.

There'll be a focus on real milk kefir this time - with the extensions - butter, labneh and creme fraiche.

We'll also go through the various and MANY naturally sparkling drinks - how how to get them going on your own kitchen bench. 

Water kefir, and fermenty snacks provided.

TAKE HOME: 2nd ferment water kefir, a SCOBY, Cultured Butter, and a whey soda to ferment at home. 

SCOBYS and related products for sale on the day including ferments - 15% off.

Worksmith Members can attend the Workshop at 50% off.

If you are a member and would like to attend you can contact us at hello@worksmith.io to reserve you spot.

General tickets here

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Chefs of Yoga X Seedlip Workshop
Mar
25
6:00 pm18:00

Chefs of Yoga X Seedlip Workshop

Join Worksmith in collaboration with The Chefs of Yoga for a workshop that will include a breath-focused meditation, highlighting the power and importance of breathing techniques. Following an hour yoga flow class plus some final yin (fascia release) designed for beginners but suitable for the ones who already have some experience, including basic asanas and movements tailored around the needs of people working in the hospitality industry.

The workshop will be a simple and fun introduction to a more mindful lifestyle, aiming to reduce stress levels, better work relationships and improve efficiency during working hours.

After the workshop we will all gather together for questions, community building and a refreshing Seedlip beverage:

The world’s first distilled non-alcoholic spirit, helping solve the dilemma of ‘what to drink when you’re not drinking.’

If yoga isn't your thing, join us at 7:30 PM for a drink or two.

Tickets $10 (Free for Worksmith Members.)

Save your spot here


BYO Yoga Mat

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Caffeinate your Coffee Business with Nadi Elias - Get Planning
Mar
21
6:00 pm18:00

Caffeinate your Coffee Business with Nadi Elias - Get Planning

Have you ever thought what it would be like to not only make good coffee but to run a financially successful business?

Have you ever wondered why you're not making more profit or have enough cash? Have you ever wondered what the 'secret' to running a successful cafe really is?

Well stop wondering. It's time to GET PLANNING! In the first of a 7-part series, Nadi Elias will take you through the key elements to planning a coffee business from scratch or in preparation to take an existing business to the next level.

More information and tickets here

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Not Too Early: Meet you at the Pub
Mar
4
11:00 am11:00

Not Too Early: Meet you at the Pub


Pouring beers and serving parmas, running a pub is easy, right?

Wrong, have you ever wondered what is it really like to run a pub. Join Anthony Hammond co-owner of the Builders Arms in Fitzroy & Victoria Hotel, Footscray as he sits down with us for the March Not Too Early talks.

Pubs are in Anthony Hammond’s blood. The son of publicans, Hammond chose to follow his parents’ footsteps and was the manager of the Prince Public Bar in Saint Kilda before he went into pub ownership at the Commercial Club Hotel in Fitzroy.

If you have ever wanted to own a pub, this is the guy to learn from.

The cost to attend a Not Too Early talk is $20 and the numbers are limited. 
We’ll have tea, filter coffee and pastries from North Fitzroy’s Loafer Bread for the session. 
Check out the program and join us, not too early, for the Not Too Early sessions.

Get your tickets here

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Feb
18
6:00 pm18:00

Worksmith Kitchen Launch

Our Kitchen is Open!

We'd like to invite you to come and experience our recently completed commercial kitchen at Worksmith Collingwood.

Join us on Feb 18th talking all things commercial kitchen fit out:

  • What a chef needs out of a kitchen space

  • Food and beverage prep

  • Testing ingredients and products

  • Characteristics of a good commercial kitchen design

  • Using the space for events at Worksmith

The kitchen is supported by Mariljohn & Moffat.

This event is by donation with the proceeds going towards Worksmith Resident Members Scarf Community.

Beer & Wine from the Worksmith crew and snacks by the Social Food Project (Ben McMenamin.)

Save your spot by clicking here.

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Feb
11
6:00 pm18:00

Native Australian Botanicals with Jude Mayall & Orlando Marzo

Join us on Monday, 11th of February to explore the world of Native Australian Botanicals with Jude Mayall and Orlando Marzo.

With almost thirty years of experience in Australian Native ingredients, Jude fell in love with the unique Australian flora after connecting with Womens Aboriginal art.

World Class Global Bartender of the Year & Worksmith Beverage Director Orlando Marzo will share his experience and constant attraction to local botanicals, from extraction of flavour to cocktail creations.

The session includes Orlando Marzo™ cocktail on arrival and tasting of native ingredients.

Tickets are $25 (Free for all Worksmith members by entering Promo Code).

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How to Crowdfund 3 Million: Advice From A Man Who Has Actually Done It!
Feb
7
6:00 pm18:00

How to Crowdfund 3 Million: Advice From A Man Who Has Actually Done It!

Hosted by Alex Wolpert (East London Liquor Company) in collaboration with Worksmith & Gin Palace.

Starting from distilling spirits for locals in east London, East London Liquor Company founder, Alex Wolpert, discusses business growth from London into over 20 export markets, a team of four to almost 40, crowdfunding £1.5m,and what’s next as the company prepares for their 5th birthday in July.

Alex Wolpert has been entrenched in London’s spirits scene, working with some of the best products, producers and bartenders in today’s industry. Wanting more drink options where provenance and quality didn’t mean compromising on price, he launched East London Liquor Company in April 2014 with the idea of opening a distillery back in the heart of the UK capital’s old spirits district, that produced accessible spirits Londoners would enjoy, without breaking the bank. East London Liquor Company now produces and imports a range of quality spirits including whisky, gins, vodka and rum, and serves over 20 markets around the globe.

Tickets $40 (includes 2 Gin Palace cocktails™ and the chat.)

(Worksmith Members 50% off by entering Promo Code.)

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Feb
5
7:00 pm19:00

Caffeinate your Coffee Business with Nadi Elias

Have you ever thought what it would be like to not only make good coffee but to run a financially successful business?

Have you ever wondered why you're not making more profit or have enough cash? Have you ever wondered what the 'secret' to running a successful cafe really is?

Well stop wondering. This event is designed for roasters, cafe owners, managers and baristas who want to improve their business, make more profit, and accelerate their journey to success.

Nadi Elias is set to deliver an insightful, inspiring and caffeinated event to share with you the steps you need to take, right now, to make your business more profitable.

Get your notebook ready, because you'll be leaving with some inspiring action points to implement.

Places are limited. All profits go to providing safe drinking water to families in Cambodia via our giving partner B1G1 (www.b1g1.com)

Tickets: $21.13 – $31.68

Purchase here

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Feb
5
11:00 am11:00

Not Too Early: An Empire built of Cheese

Seeing a gap in the market is one thing but to act on it and turn it into a successful business is something else altogether.

Join Giorgio Linguanti as he talks about making quality Italian cheeses and selling them to a discerning market. He’s going to make some fresh mozzarella too!

Giorgio Linguanti arrived in Melbourne from Sicily in 2004. Four years later he opened his own cheese company, That’s Amore, and has since won numerous awards. The business’s growth saw the company move to a larger facility in Thomastown in 2015 including a factory and retail outlet.


The cost to attend a Not Too Early talk is $20 and the numbers are limited. 
We’ll have tea, filter coffee and pastries from North Fitzroy’s Loafer Bread for the session. 
Check out the program and join us, not too early, for the Not Too Early sessions.

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Jan
21
6:00 pm18:00

Industry Feedback Session Hosted by Orlando Marzo

We want to hear from you...

Join us on Monday, 21 January to welcome World Class Global Bartender of the Year & Worksmith Beverage Director Orlando Marzo for a talk about his involvement at Worksmith, the Melbourne CBD Drinks Lab and upcoming events.

The talk will conclude with an industry feedback session on ideas we are exploring, opportunities at Worksmith, recommendations on how to take your business forward and what YOU would like to see more of!

The talk and feedback session includes two Orlando Marzo cocktails & snacks provided by Worksmith.

Tickets are $10 (Free for all Worksmith members.)

Ticket for purchase here

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Bars in Depth
Dec
3
6:00 pm18:00

Bars in Depth

Bars in Depth with Matt Whiley (Scout - London) Luke Whearty (Operation Dagger - Singapore.)

Want to open your own bar but don’t know where to start?

Join us on December 3rd for the first of a series of seminars tailored towards people looking to open their own business in f & b with invaluable insights from internationally awarded Bartenders Luke Whearty and Matt Whiley.

These sessions will divulge a wealth of knowledge on a variety of topics such as concept creation, financial planning, hiring personnel and much more in an attempt to give transparency and clarity to this often challenging task.


Tickets are $40, (includes two drinks and the talk.)

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Not Too Early: How good photography works for your business, with Kristoffer Paulsen
Nov
12
11:00 am11:00

Not Too Early: How good photography works for your business, with Kristoffer Paulsen

If you want to open your own hospo business you need to think about content and about the photos you take. This is all about why a professional photographer is important regarding great content for your business.

Kristoffer Paulsen is an Australian commercial and fine art photographer living in Melbourne working locally and internationally.

He works with restaurateurs and food publications including Gourmet Traveller and Good Food.

Tickets are $20pp and includes the talk, Loafer Bread Pastries & filter coffee.

Book your spot here.

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Oct
31
6:00 pm18:00

Girls Night In

Join The Business of Food and Worksmith at our Girls (& Guys) Night In with pink themed snacks and bubbles at the bar - sounds like fun, right?! For guys and gals alike, this evening of pink fun is part of the Girls' Night In initiative by the Cancer Council to raise funds to support vital cancer research, prevention and support services.

If you can't make it on the night, we understand, but you can donate online via the Cancer Council directly to help us reach our fundraising goal!

Join us in supporting a great cause. Donations will make a big difference for women affected by breast and gynaecological cancers across Australia.

We look forward to having a Girls Night In with you!

Get your tickets here

To make a donation online, please go directly to https://secure.cancercouncilfundraising.org.au/registrant/FundraisingPage.aspx?eventId=50892®istrationId=1241690 

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Oct
2
11:00 am11:00

Farmers Markets in the context of the industry

Menus filled with the words ‘local’ and ‘seasonal’ is all over the industry but how do you connect with local producers and can the Farmers Market business model assist a restaurant menu?

Join Hilary McNevin and Miranda Sharp Founder & Director, Melbourne Farmers Markets.

Miranda Sharp founded the Melbourne Farmers Markets (MFM) in 2002. The MFM now operates six markets around the city, three of which are weekly.

In May 2018, the MFM opened a new food hub in Alphington with a long-term vision to create opportunities for Victorian producers and their customers. It is a site that combines weekly FM with plans underway for a community kitchen, hot desk office space, chefs market and produces distribution.

Tickets are $20, get your tickets by clicking here

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Oct
1
5:00 pm17:00

You want to buy the dream, where do you start?

You dream of people in the venue, the buzz, the vibe, the attention, the success… but reel those ideas in for a moment and consider the legal and financial implications of being a business owner.

What do you need to do before you even get to the lease for the business?

Join chef Shane Delia (Biggie Smalls/Maha owner) together with expert lawyers from our partner firm Gordon Legal to talk about the ultimate checklist to arm yourself with before you get the dream happening hosted by Hilary McNevin (Turnip Media.)

The talk will cover the following:

  • Company Establishment: Sole Trader/Partnerships/Corporation and the differences.

  • Intellectual Property: Copywriting & Trademarking

  • Public Liability and Workers Compensation: Are you covered?

  • Employment Law: Know your rights as an employee, employer or manager

  • Commercial Lease: Crucial steps before you sign

Concluding with a Q&A with wrap up snacks and drinks.

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Social Media DIY Hacks for Small Business
Sep
18
5:30 pm17:30

Social Media DIY Hacks for Small Business

The founders of Melbourne based boutique communications agency True Tribe are coming to Worksmith to talk about how to develop a kick-ass, DIY social media strategy for your small business. True Tribe speclialises in the hospitality and lifestyle space, with clients including Proud MaryAunty Peg'sHobbaDr Morse, LilyBeeThe Osborne and Mojo Wines.


The 1-hour talk will cover the following:

  • Simple three-step social media strategy for your small business
  • Bonus round! 10 more ways to make your social media better
  • Concluding with a Q & A over beer, wine & snacks    

Get your tickets here

 

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CAPI Connecting China Gin Immersion
Sep
5
4:00 pm16:00

CAPI Connecting China Gin Immersion

Worksmith in partnership with CAPI are pleased to invite you to an afternoon of gin, mingling with trade and enhancing your appreciation of this amazing spirit. Sample the delicious distillates with our all-star line up that includes: 
Melbourne Gin Company, Archie Rose, Remedy Gin, Four Pillars, Patient Wolf Gin, Luke Whearty, (Operation Dagger) and Orlando Marzo, (Lûmé.)

CAPI believe in simple drinks done well, and there’s no better example than a good G&T. Their place as the T in that equation is brought to life with Australia’s best gins so this is an opportunity to taste them, understand them, and come together to better know their nuances and differences. It also happens that CAPI will be hosting 12 of China’s leading bartenders and F&B leaders during this week. They’ll be there with insights from their world and ready to have their minds blown by what we do so well here.

This is a trade and members-only event, please RSVP by clicking HERE by the 30th of August. 

 

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Sep
3
11:00 am11:00

Not Too Early: Managing Mental Health in the Industry

Coffee. Community. Conversation.

High profile suicides have happened in our industry over the last 2 years, in particular.

What is mental health awareness?

How do you put it into practice in a day-to-day way in the industry? 

How do we look after ourselves and each other?

When you work in hospo, you don’t want to get up too early, so Worksmith and Turnip Media have collaborated to bring you some leaders in their fields to share their experiences and tell their stories, at a reasonable hour. Each talk will offer a unique insight from members of and contributors to the food, drink and hospitality industries.

The cost to attend a Not Too Early talk is $20 and numbers are limited. We’ll have tea, filter coffee and pastries from North Fitzroy’s Loafer Bread for the session.

Get your tickets here

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Square One Brew Class
Aug
9
12:00 pm12:00

Square One Brew Class

When brewing filter coffee choosing a brew method can be confusing at the best of times.

What’s the difference between this dripper and that one?

How do I know how much coffee to put in?

What even is an Aeropress?!

In an interactive demonstration and tasting, Elika and Tom from Square One Coffee Roasters will be taking you through three of the most common manual brewing methods, and how they alter the flavour and body of the coffee your brewing.

Grab some recipes, get to know what makes each method different and have the chance to find your favourite on Thursday, August 9th at Worksmith. Free Tickets available here

 

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Not Too Early: The Art of Service
Aug
6
11:00 am11:00

Not Too Early: The Art of Service

When you work in hospo, you don’t want to get up too early, so Worksmith and Turnip Media have collaborated to bring you some leaders in their fields to share their experiences and tell their stories, at a reasonable hour.

Each talk will offer a unique insight from members of and contributors to the food, drink and hospitality industries. Subjects as varied as photography, the art of service, mental health awareness and how to make mozzarella will be covered in the talks held on the first Monday of the month at 11am, starting on August 6 with The Art of Service: 

  • You care if your guests enjoy themselves in your business but how do you pass that care on to your staff?
  • Why does good service matter and how can you make it great every time?
  • What are keys to training staff and retaining staff?

Keynote speaker Angie Giannakodaki; Manager and owner Epocha, Carlton and Elyros, Camberwell. Almost 30 years in the hospitality industry and co-owner of two successful restaurants. Angie Giannakodakis is a master when it comes to service and front-of-house management. 

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Four Pillars Gin Tasting and Gin Drinks at Worksmith
Aug
2
5:00 pm17:00

Four Pillars Gin Tasting and Gin Drinks at Worksmith

Come and join Four Pillars Creative Director of Gin Drinks, James Irvine, as he takes you through a tasting of the Four Pillars range, including the 2018 vintage of Bloody Shiraz Gin, and the recently released Dry Island Gin – a collaboration between Four Pillars and Swedish gin powerhouse, Herno.

You’ll be greeted with a Gin & Tonic on arrival, and Jimmy will whip up a few delicious cocktails after the tasting has concluded. We’ll supply a few light snacks on the evening as well, because who doesn’t like cheese?

This tasting is FREE for industry and anyone in the Worksmith community. Come along to enjoy a few Thursday arvo knock offs, warm up for the weekend, drown your sorrows etc.

Get your tickets here

See you at the bar!

 

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 Fully Booked Women: In Conversation-  Butcher, Baker, Ice Cream Maker
Jul
30
6:30 pm18:30

Fully Booked Women: In Conversation- Butcher, Baker, Ice Cream Maker

Hosted by teacher, writer and creator of Phenomenom Alice Zaslavsky, join us for a highly entertaining conversation with industry leaders about food,
community and the future.

Our panel includes fifth generation butcher Ash McBean of Gary’s Quality Meats, owner of Lune Croissanterie and baker of the world’s best croissants Kate Reid plus flavour magician and ice cream whizz Karina Serex of Sundae School Ice Creamery and Tuck Shop Takeaway.

Food by Jenna Abbruzzese of Our Kitchenette
Drinks curated by Meira Harel.
All welcome to attend.

Where: Worksmith, 450 Smith Street, Collingwood
Price: $60 pp includes a light meal and drinks
Bookings: www.trybooking.com/WPKW

BBI 3.JPG
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