On Monday 3 March Melbourne Food and Wine (MFW) and HOSTPLUS launched a nationwide industry scholarship program to provide an up-and-coming star in Australia’s food, wine and hospitality industry the opportunity to gain exclusive international work experience and a one-year mentor program with a local industry leader.
From apprentice chefs to budding winemakers, the HOSTPLUS Hospitality Scholarship is open to individuals 18 – 30 years old across Australia working in the food, wine and hospitality industry. The scholarship offers work experience in three renowned restaurants or wineries across the world and the exclusive opportunity to learn from international leaders and visionaries.
The scholarship program also includes return international flights, $2000 spending money, a year-long mentorship with a Melbourne Food and Wine Legend, and the opportunity to share their experience with a video blog.
Submissions are open from 3 March until 23 April and the winner will be announced in June 2014.