The Front Desk by Worksmith 18 October 2018

Welcome to the The Front Desk by Worksmith
A weekly wrap up of what is happening in food, drinks and beyond.
Worksmith is a co-working space dedicated to the food, beverage & hospitality industry located in Collingwood, Melbourne.

Collated by Michael Bascetta 
Worksmith, Bar Liberty, Capitano & Grow Assembly

Worksmith Event Video: 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?

Shane Delia (Biggie Smalls/Maha owner) was joined 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 covers: 
Company Establishment: SoleTrader/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

Industry News: Grow Assembly Community 
Grow Assembly is venturing into the Fitzroy Town Hall for a day of talks and inspiration from some of the brightest minds in the industry. This year’s Melbourne Assembly is focusing on Community within the food, beverage and hospitality industry.

Speakers include Maria Canabal (Parabere Forum), Luke Burgess (Rocky Tops Farm) & Matt Preston (MasterChef).

Early bird tickets are $95 for the full day of talks, morning tea, lunch, coffee & a bag full of bloody great things!

Click here to get your tickets!

Worksmith Event: 
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.
450 Smith Street, Collingwood

Melbourne Job Wrap by Scout
This week’s job wrap from Scout includes jobs from Movida, Hellenic Rebuplic & Broadsheet.

Read more about the job opportunities here.