Facts and Figures Since 2010 The below figures are current at 04.10.23 We’ve run a total of 38 programs; 29 ten-week Seasonal Programs, six Scarf Tasting Plate programs and three Skill Up with Scarf programs We've offered a total of 335 trainee positions to young people facing barriers to work 316 young people have graduated from our programsHear directly from our graduates in these videos We have a 94% program retention rate We’ve provided 10,700 hours of paid work experience We've provided 9,090 hours of wellbeing and job readiness support We've run 273 Scarf Dinners and events in 39 partner restaurants We've paid Scarf trainees and graduates a over $280,000 in wages during Scarf Dinners and events* Trainees have engaged in 19,800 hours of awesome, hands-on training and mentoring at venues like Five Senses Coffee, Stomping Ground Brewery & Beer Hall, Garden State Hotel, Ladro and Kitty Somerset 300+ hospitality professionals have volunteered as trainers and mentors in our program, from businesses including Market Lane Coffee, Bar Thyme, Carlton Wine Room, Uncle, Garden State Hotel, Five Senses Coffee, Pullman Hotel, The Everleigh, Cumulus Up and Copper Pot Seddon We’ve served 18,880 diners during Scarf Dinners 72% of Scarf graduates (from Scarf's 10-week Seasonal Programs) have found meaningful employment within six months of completing the program Scarf trainees have gone on to fantastic jobs at Garden State Hotel, IDES, Pullman Hotel, Mount Zero Olives, Mjølner, Siglo, Vertue Coffee, Super Ling, Bodriggy Brewing Co, Free to Feed, The European and Spring St Events, Keg King, Koko Black, Sofitel on Collins, Atticus Finch, The Plough Hotel, The Two Birds Nest, The Lincoln, Attica, Moor’s Head, The Penny Black, Peter Rowlands Catering, Gladstone Park Hotel, Thirsty Camel, Parkroyal Hotel, M.Pavilion, Bibendum Wine Co, NAB, Box Hill Institute, VicSuper and Brotherhood of St Laurence * Scarf trainees and graduates are paid Restaurant Industry Award wages for their work during Scarf Dinners and events. . . If you like what we do, please help us continue transforming young lives through hospitality. Thank you! . . Book a Scarf Dinner Visit the Scarf Shop Make a donation . . . Cover Image: Spring Scarf '17 at Auction Rooms. Photo: Gareth Sobey Inset Images: Scarf trainee Masooma during Tasting Plate '19 (photographed by Roger Ungers); Scarf graduate Negasi working at Garden State Hotel with Kevin (photo supplied by Garden State Hotel).