The Front Desk by Worksmith 20 July 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

Event: The Truth About Vermouth
The Front Desk recently featured the Book of Vermouth from the legends behind Maidenii. The book launch is set to take place next week at the State Library Victoria.

The evening will feature an exclusive viewing of stunning botanical prints from the State Library’s collections, including illustrations from botanist Joseph Banks’ florilegium, created during Captain Cook’s voyage around Australia and the Pacific between 1769 and 1771. The cocktail menu will be complemented by canapés created by food&desire.

When: 6pm — 8pm, Thursday 26 July
Ticket Price: $77
Click below to reserve your spot!

Watch: TED Talk by Doug McMaster of CUB & SILO
Waste is a failure of the imagination

Venture into the world of what a sustainable bar or restaurnat concept looks like with chef Doug McMaster from Silo & CUB in the UK.

20 minute watch.

Photo by Kaylah Otto on Unsplash

Event: Can an honest cafe actually make money?
The million dollar question, can an honest cafe make money? In the current climate of businesses being taken to task for underpaying staff (and rightly so), can a cafe or restaurant operate within the lines of the law and make a profit?

This event is braught to you by our friends at Bureaux Collective, who are Australia’s first shared coffee roasting workspace, turning cafes into roasters.

When: 6pm — 9pm, Thursday 26 July 
Where: Bureaux Collective 29A Gwynne Street, Melbourne
Ticket Price: $12
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Melbourne Job Wrap by Scout
This week’s job wrap from Scout includes jobs from Uncle, Stones of the Yarra Valley and Higher Ground.

Find out more about the positions here.