The Front Desk by Worksmith 10 August 2018

Welcome to the The Front Desk by Worksmith
A weekly wrap up of what is happening in food, drinks and beyond.

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

Worksmith Events:
Fully Booked Women: In Conversation- Butcher, Baker, Ice Cream Maker
Last week Worksmith was lucky enough to host Fully Booked Women for their event Butcher, Baker, Ice Cream Maker.

Hosted by teacher, writer and creator of Phenomenom Alice Zaslavsky, the night was filled with highly entertaining conversation with industry leaders about food, community and the future.

The panel included 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.

Click below to watch the full video!


Watch: Grow Assembly Sydney — Change with Dr. Irina Santiago-Brown
Grow Assembly ventured into Sydney for its first event outside of Melbourne in early May, The theme of Change explored ideas from a team of hospitality legends from Neil Perry AM, Joanna Savill & Mitch Orr.

Dr. Irina Santiago-Brown is a winegrape grower and consultant in McLaren Vale, South Australia. Her research and passion is sustainability systems. She developed the first sustainability program for grape growers: Sustainable Australia Winegrowing (SAW). Irina also grows wine grapes and produce wines at Inkwell with her husband Dudley Brown. The new cellar door and accommodation Inkwell is about to open will be a benchmark in sustainability in wine tourism.


Podcast: How I Built This With Guy Raz
I have developed a habit of listening to all of the How I Built This podcasts. Guy Raz interviews founders of some of the most interesting (and successful) people from companies that have excelled in their industries.

Stewart Butterfield Founder of Slack and Flickr speaks about failing twice before coming up with his two most successful ideas.

If you use Slack, you will know that it can change the way your business communicates, cutting down emails and distributing information more quickly.

Click below to listen in.


Melbourne Job Wrap by Scout
This week’s job wrap from Scout includes jobs from Lee Ho Fook, Mister Bianco and Stillwater Restaurant.

Find out more about the positions here.