STREAT CEO Rebecca Scott – How to Attract Social Investment

24 October
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Rebecca Scott, CEO of STREAT, will explain how she managed to attract $300,000 in social investment capital to fund the growth of STREAT at RMIT University’s forum on Investing in Social Enterprise on Wednesday 11th of July at BMW Edge, Federation Square. Rebecca and co-panellists Peter Ball and Liz Aitken will discuss the pitfalls and […]

My Mexican Cousin’s New Orleans Melting Pot

24 October
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My Mexican Cousin Head Chef, Simon den Boogert, is back from N’awlins with a new menu inspired by getting into the kitchens and pantries of the finest chefs in the Crescent City. The menu gives a Melbourne twist to classic dishes reflecting the unique melting pot that is Louisianan cuisine in both Creole and Cajun […]

St ALi South vs St Ali North

24 October
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It’s a known fact that St ALi is heading north. Salvatore Malatesta and Jessie Gerner (Anada, The Aylesbury) are taking the raw space behind a bike shop on the Capital Trail in North Carlton and transforming it into a café and “bike through”. In preparation for the new venue, new head chef for St ALi, […]

STREAT’s new cafes help more homeless youth

23 October
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Word on the street is true…STREAT is poised to launch two new Melbourne cafes in April, enabling the social enterprise business to help even more of Australia’s homeless youth in 2012.  In a unique new social enterprise arrangement, STREAT has taken over the Social Roasting Company’s sites in Melbourne – the cafe and roastery at 307 […]

A Watershed Moment for the Australian Coffee Industry

23 October
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If you had been following Twitter over the past weekend you could not have missed the extraordinary excitement surrounding the Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) at the Royal Melbourne Showgrounds. “It was a watershed moment for the AASCA (The Australasian Specialty Coffee Association) and really galvanized a sense of spirit in the Australian coffee industry,” says […]