Meet Australia's Leading F&B Entrepreneurs
Jul
23
6:00 pm18:00

Meet Australia's Leading F&B Entrepreneurs

Meet four of Australia's leading F&B Entrepreneurs. Gain insights and hear success stories from Australia's leading F&B brands.

About this Event

You don’t get the chance too often to listen and learn from successful food and beverage entrepreneurs.

Join us for a casual Q&A fireside chat with 4 of Australia’s most successful food and drink entrepreneurs, each with their own unique story of success.

It’s actually staggering to see what these brands have achieved in such a short space of time, so come along and ask, listen and learn!

6 PM - 7.30 PM - Interactive Chat with our speakers followed by Q&A sessions.

7.30 PM - 8.30 PM - Drinks and Networking Session.

8.30 PM - Closing.


Tickets here

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Jul
25
6:00 pm18:00

Caffeinate your Coffee Business with Nadi Elias: Get Processes + System

Do you own or manage a cafe or coffee business? Do you want to expand your location or operations? Do you want to take a day off without worrying the business will suffer without you? Do you wish your team would be a little bit better? Do you wish your business was more systemised?

And 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. Join Nadi Elias for the fourth step of a 7-part series, where Nadi will take you through the secrets the most successful businesses and their owners implement to help them systemise, expand and get back time and money. This event is focussed on diving deep into the Systems and Processes you need in your business to help you achieve your business and personal goals.

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

Get your tickets here

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 Chefs of Yoga Worksmith ELLA
Jul
29
6:00 pm18:00

Chefs of Yoga Worksmith ELLA

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.

BYO Yoga Mat. Tickets here

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Cocktail Masterclass presented by Orlando Marzo
Jul
30
6:30 pm18:30

Cocktail Masterclass presented by Orlando Marzo

Mercedes me Store Melbourne in collaboration with hospitality hub Worksmith is excited to host a cocktail masterclass with the 2018 World Class Bartender of the Year, Orlando Marzo.

In an intimate setting, Orlando will showcase his creativity and incredible skillset, while taking guests through the philosophies that have led him to become the world’s best.

He will also share details of his aspiration for creating the world’s best non-alcoholic cocktail which is available exclusively at Mercedes me Store throughout July.

Meet you on the corner of King & Collins.

Tickets here

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Jul
15
5:45 pm17:45

What actually happens when a restaurant closes?

Worksmith welcomes Peter "Kimchi Pete" Jo, Owner & Chef of Restaurant Shik for an in-depth chat on Monday, July 15th, where we ask 'What actually happens when a restaurant closes?'

The restaurant business is tough. Amid the many success stories across Melbourne's culinary paradise, there are also stories of undeserving failure. Studies have shown that the majority of independent restaurants will close within one year of opening, and, for those remaining in business past their first year, over 70 percent will close in three to five years (yikes).

Restaurant Shik; the contemporary Korean diner which opened to immediate acclaim, consistently featured in 'best of' lists and heaped with praise closed after just one year in early April, 2019.

Veteran restaurant critic and Creative Director of Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, Pat Nourse will be moderating the talk. In late 2018, Nourse himself implored Melbournians to visit Shik in his write up of Melbourne's 'Best New Restaurants' for Gourmet Traveller.

A Worksmith event that is not to be missed.

Tickets here

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Jul
5
4:30 pm16:30

Friday Night Drinks @ Mercedes me

Just because you’re not drinking, doesn’t mean you have to miss out on Friday night after-work drinks.

Mercedes me will be hosting Friday drinks for the first Friday in July to give Dry July-ers, non-drinkers, and drinkers alike!An incredible opportunity to get up close with Orlando, and sample either the ‘world’s best non-alcoholic cocktail’ he has prepared in collaboration with Mercedes me Store, or something special from his world class repertoire.

No Ticket Required

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Orlando Marzo & Seedlip - In Conversation at Mercedes me Store Melbourne
Jul
2
6:30 pm18:30

Orlando Marzo & Seedlip - In Conversation at Mercedes me Store Melbourne

Mercedes me Store in collaboration with creative hub Worksmith, is excited to host an in conversation evening with the World’s Best Bartender, Orlando Marzo.

Orlando will share incredible insights into his philosophies and the creative journey he takes when preparing the best cocktails in the world, including the natural ingredients and flavours he’s enjoying right now. He will also share details of his aspiration for creating the world’s best non-alcoholic cocktail which is available exclusively at Mercedes me Store throughout July.

Orlando will be joined by the team from Seedlip, the world’s first distilled non-alcoholic spirit and a core ingredient in his non-alcoholic cocktail, who will share details on the growing movement towards high quality and complex non-alcoholic drinks.

Meet you on the corner of King & Collins.

Tickets

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Negroni Your Way - Hosted by Maidenii
Jun
28
4:00 pm16:00

Negroni Your Way - Hosted by Maidenii

To celebrate the end of this year’s Negroni Week - and to give a nod to just how important good Vermouth is to this magnificent cocktail - we are mixing Negronis, your way.

With a selection of local gins, bitter Including Campari - and a variety of local equivalents - and our Dry, Classic and Sweet Maidenii vermouths, chat to us and taste some Negroni-esque combinations to find out just how you take your Negroni.


Gold coin donation to Oz harvest at the door.

Register here

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Chefs of Yoga
Jun
24
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.

BYO Yoga Mat. Tickets here

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How to use technology to create efficiency, increase revenue and reduce costs
Jun
17
6:00 pm18:00

How to use technology to create efficiency, increase revenue and reduce costs


Worksmith and Restaurant & Catering Australia welcome industry experts who will discuss the importance of adopting the right technological tools in your business and how to be best prepared for the future.

We welcome Terry Stramotas CPA, Director of DFK Benjamin King Money who will discuss how upcoming changes to reporting will affect your business going forward. Topics to be covered include single touch payroll, increased compliance activity, issues affecting tax structures.

Senior Account Manager, Amy Brandmeier from Xero will discuss how the accounting software, Xero can work in your business and will provide a brief product demonstration and walk-through on the night. She will also discuss how it can integrate with other useful tools to save you time, money and generate increased revenue for your business.

We will also hear from experts at H & L about adopting an efficient POS system that can integrate with your other software and assist in controlling inventory, bookings, staffing and overall maximising your profits.

Tickets are free click here to register.

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Not Too Early- The Family Business with Guy and Carlo Grossi
Jun
17
11:00 am11:00

Not Too Early- The Family Business with Guy and Carlo Grossi

Working with your family, is it one of the best decisions you’ll ever make or are you mad?

Joining the family business can be fraught and joyous, complex and straightforward. We have two generations of one of Melbourne’s most successful restaurant families coming to chat at the next Not Too Early talk.

Join father-and-son Guy and Carlo Grossi, who own and operate Melbourne’s Grossi Florentino, Ombra, Merchant and Garum in Perth. They will share stories and unique insights into running a family business and all that comes with it.

Hosted by Turnip Media and Worksmith, this is a very special event.

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Caffeinate your Coffee Business with Nadi Elias
Jun
13
6:00 pm18:00

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. Join Nadi Elias for the third step of a 7-part series, where Nadi will take you through one of the most important parts of your business, your PEOPLE. This event is focussed on diving deep into the key people you need internally and externally to help you achieve your business and personal goals.

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

Nadi 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.

Tickets available here (Free for members by entering the Promo Code.)

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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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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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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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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

Get your tickets here

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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.

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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


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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.

Get your tickets here

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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.)

Get your ticket here

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