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Women in Foodservice Charity Event

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Launched in 2014, the Women in Foodservice Charity Event is an intimate brunch that invites women in the food industry to come together and celebrate their knowledge. This unique event provides the opportunity to be inspired and influenced by key successful women within the industry while connecting and networking with your peers. All profits from the event are donated to charity.

In 2018 the Women in Foodservice Charity Event will host a panel discussion covering all areas of the food industry. The panel will be facilitated by Australian journalist and food author, Dani Valent who will lead a discussion with renowned industry innovators including Sharlee GibbShannon MartinezMelissa LeongKaty Barfield and Jo Barrett about their inspiring adventures in food.

Featuring for the second time at the charity event is the Women in Foodservice Awards, run by foodservice magazine. Proudly supported by Fine Food Australia, the awards celebrate women who through dedication, drive and excellence are doing their bit to shape and grow their business and the industry. The awards will be presented in six categories and are open to chefs, restaurateurs, venue managers, suppliers, distributors, waitstaff, sommeliers and the like.

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Categories include:

– Outstanding Service
– Restaurant Manager of the Year
– Chef of the Year
– Rising Star
– Leadership in Foodservice
– Legend of the Industry

Winners will be judged by key industry identities – Christine Manfield, Jill Dupleix and foodservice editor Anita Connors.

Location: Aerial – 17 Dukes Walk, Corner of Dukes and Rona Walk, Melbourne, 3006
Tickets can be purchased here

Earlier Event: August 22
Hetty McKinnon on Family Food
Later Event: September 15
Food & Words