News at Angliss
Angliss alumni shed light on the state of the experience industry
To shed some light on the state of the industry, we had a chat with three industry experts - all Angliss alumni! Here's why they’re saying you should keep your chin up for the year to come.
Students experience Indigenous flavours
This event was for a new pilot ’immersion‘-style program for Indigenous students to help increase engagement, and build skills and knowledge to assist in the workforce and some career pathway options.
Angliss alumni and ex-Vue De Monde Pastry Chef soars with KittyBakes.
We're excited to continue to share these stories of triumphs with Founder of KittyBakes and ex-Pastry Chef at Vue De Monde, Kitty Budiharjo.
A hopeful step into 2021
This year say goodbye to lofty, vague goals and anything else that doesn’t contribute to the person you want to be. You define your own yardstick of success
Hospitality industry workers in high demand
With this surge in demand, 2021 might be the perfect time to make your start, or upskill with a short (or longer) course at Angliss.
JobTrainer at Angliss
Job seekers and young people, including school leavers and those looking to upskill or change careers, can now take advantage of subsidised training to learn skills for jobs in demand.
Reach beyond your ATAR
We’re in the home stretch, and with all that’s been happening this year, exam results are probably just one of the many things you’re thinking about.
Returning to study travel is Anna’s latest adventure
Anna de Leeuw Pool feels she must have been a gypsy or a nomad in a previous life – giving her a love of variety, new challenges, being resourceful and adaptable, and discovering new places.
How a passion for dance and travel can lead to creating great events
Currently studying the Diploma of Event Management at William Angliss Institute, Samantha is considering going on to the Advanced Diploma in 2021.
Hotel management a dream career for Angliss alum
Angliss graduate Yan Lei has built a successful career in hotel management working as manager of the four-star Jinyuan Mingdu Hotel in Xiangshan Zhejiang, China.
Aussies appetite for travel growing
More than 30 current Certificate III Tourism, Certificate IV Travel and Tourism, and Diploma Travel and Tourism students joined the virtual guest speaker event.
A love of travel brings Nathan to a new career destination
After working in the finance and consulting industries for 20 years in project management, Nathan felt it was the right time for a career change. It was time to pursue his travel career dreams.
Food innovation takes spotlight at Angliss
All final year students participated in the student product development showcase which is a major assessment piece and assessed by industry experts.
Research leads to the ideal tourism experience
Kanae put her research skills to work when coming up with two award-winning ideas for Grants Picnic Ground in the Dandenong Ranges.
A season to celebrate achievements
After a long year adapting to a ‘new normal’, living in isolation and missed birthdays and anniversaries - we think it’s time to dedicate the last month of 2020 to catching up on celebrations. Here's how we think you should do it.
Nestlé Golden Chef Crowned
With a 55 year history, Nestlé Golden Chef's Hat Award adapted to a new virtual format in 2020.
Worksmith and Angliss team up again
Specialist training provider William Angliss Institute has today announced the two-year renewal of their milestone partnership with hospitality entrepreneurs and co-working space,Worksmith.
Extra skills for students in new kitchens
The new kitchens in Building E provide new learning commons spaces to integrate social and training interactions to enhance students’ learning opportunities and outcomes.
Perfect Events a dream job for Daniele
Graduate Daniele James turned her volunteer experience into a full-time job in the events industry, combining her experience with her events training at William Angliss Institute.
Intrepid Travel Co-Founder inspires future experience curators
Intrepid Travel Co-Founder Geoff Manchester co-hosted a lecture with Tourism Lecturer and Former Young Tourism Network Chair, Jess Derham about the future of the tourism industry focusing on the work Intrepid does in ethical animal tourism and climate change.
Upskilling her patisserie knowledge is the right chemistry for Francesca
After working as a chef for nine years in London and Rome, Francesca Papo started work in Melbourne and realised that the hospitality business works differently here.
Industry experts support events students through guest speaker series
This semester, Diploma of Event Management teachers Sandra Grima, Julie Rayner and Silvana Madia joined forces to bring to life event management essentials including leadership, sponsorship and legal with a stellar guest speaker series lineup.
Support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses and organisations
It's NAIDOC Week, and as part of the celebration, we're shining the spotlight on some of our favourite Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses and organisations
Fresh ideas about produce for a hungry new audience
Thanh is writing and pitching a show for a streaming platform that shows every aspect of the fruit story – from the grower and weather conditions, to the ripening process, supply chain, quality control, purchase, and finally, consumption.
Angliss grad serves up luxury grazing
Through hard work and enthusiasm, Amelia has turned this into a reality, and she has even more bright ideas for her future goals.
Lateral thinking for Hotel School student learning during lockdown
Mentors can share their perspective on how students can manage their own personal and professional development. Mentees can then reflect on their own progress and be better prepared for the workforce.
Get a sneak peek inside our picnic basket
The weather is getting warmer, restrictions are easing and what better way to celebrate than to have a great picnic. Here’s our ultimate guide on how you can spruce up your picnic basket and where you should next lay your picnic mat.
Alumni industry experts share their wisdom on business survival
On Wednesday 21 October, Chris Harris, Director Education at William Angliss Institute, brought together a webinar panel of William Angliss Institute alumni who are industry experts in hospitality, events, and travel and tourism.
Cookery student finds joy stepping out of her comfort zone
Cookery student and recent Bake Off Competition winner Henny Puspita has been doing her training online - including the practical aspects
Angliss grad is turning heads with her luxury vegan treats
Angliss alumni Alana Benson is going from strength to strength with her unique patisseries now hailed as one of Melbourne’s finest artisan vegan patisserie and dessert shops.
Emotive food and wine pairing creates fun for students
The Masterclass series of events are aimed to engage William Angliss Institute students and community in extending their industry knowledge in a fun and social way by inviting industry partners to offer bespoke short masterclasses.
Exotic flavours tempt Melburnians in lockdown
Angliss graduate Nabil Ansari was inspired to create Indian dishes from his homeland to warm the hearts of Melburnians during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Young chefs share entrepreneurial insights
William Angliss Institute hosted a Young Chefs Panel event welcoming Brienna Belfrage-Young (Koko Cottage), Oscar Bui (The Eatery), Quok (Andy) Nguyen (Mr.Bun Mi and Andy's Kitchen) and Paritta Sridamart (Palm Sugar Thai Cafe and Union Tree Thai).
Sydney students observe the hotel industry in a new COVID-19 world
What is it like to work in a COVID-19 normal world? Our hotel management students in Sydney addressed this question by visiting the newly opened five-star Skye Suites.
New foundation skills training a plus for prospective students
William Angliss Institute and Learn Local, Westgate Community Initiatives Group (WCIG) piloted a partnership to help those who want to do vocational courses to build foundation skills to study successfully.
The celebrations continue with our 80th-anniversary cupcake icing masterclass
If you're interested in joining our 80th-anniversary competition you can start by baking your favourite cake or cupcake recipe or try an Angliss classic.
Virtual Careers Conversation Fair showcases industry for students
More than 300 students joined the first William Angliss Institute Virtual Careers Conversation Fair - a week of presentations and interactive workshops with a range of industry experts from such well-known brands as Pan Pacific Hotels, Koko Black, InterContinental and Hilton.
Virtual events by students, for students
It seems like everywhere you turn, virtual events are a massive part of socialising. Seeing this trend playing out, our Events students didn't want to miss out on the opportunity to learn how their industry is adapting to these changes.
Around the world with Angliss Alum masterclass series
One of the things we miss the most while we can’t travel is getting to try local delicacies. What if there was a way we didn’t have to wait until we can hop on a plane to experience new dishes?
Virtual celebration for Angliss graduates
Our graduates celebrated their recent achievements with more than 230 friends, family, and staff joining in live from around the world.
Experience and taste food the way we do it
One of the great things about Angliss is you're never short of noteworthy suggestions. Whether it's where to go, what to eat, or what to do - there's always hidden gems ready to be shared in our corridors.
William Angliss Institute Celebrates 80 Years of Education
Since then, thousands of students have gone on to successful careers in all aspects of the food, hospitality, events and tourism industries within Australia and worldwide.
Secondary students enjoy online cooking classes
VCE VET professional cookery teachers Michael Ng and Gabi McCarthy are delivering practical lessons from their home kitchens to keep students’ online training interesting during Stage 4 lockdown.
It’s R U OK Day and here’s what you can do
There's never been a more important time to check in with your friends and loved ones. However, before you reach out or share, here's a couple of things to think about.
Gear up for Free TAFE in October
Angliss is gearing up for an October intake by encouraging prospective students, industry and alumni to upskill across meat processing, bakery and cookery.
Angliss student cooks on Plate of Origin
Angliss student Thanh Truong, who is studying his Master of Food Systems and Gastronomy, is representing Vietnam on Channel Seven’s Plate of Origin.
Don’t update your resume until you’ve read these Angliss tips
Polishing up your resume doesn't have to be a chore you avoid. When you know what to include and all the tricks that'll make your resume stand out, it becomes a simple checklist.
Angliss alumni join forces in Newcastle café
A group of Angliss graduates from the Sydney campus have joined forces and are working at The Whitecottage 163 (TWC 163) café, restaurant and wine bar in Whitebridge, Newcastle in New South Wales.
Free TAFE student Mitchell Velo is adding some new skills to build his future career
With the current hibernation of the restaurant industry in Melbourne, since May Mitchell has been able to keep working as a butcher at Meatsmith in St. Kilda, in both retail and wholesale.
Celebrate your graduation at home with style
Having a virtual graduation may not have been how you pictured celebrating one of the most significant achievements in your life, but that doesn’t mean you can’t throw one heck of a party at home!
An exciting lineup at our Sydney Virtual Open Day
heir international experience and background provide our students with a rich view of the experience industry. So you wouldn't want to miss what they've prepared for Open Day!
Passion Drives Career Success
Talking to Hayley Fraser, it's clear she was destined to be a part of the travel and tourism industry and is relishing her current work as a visitor service consultant at Werribee Zoo.
Let’s get started with Sydney Virtual Open Day
Do you know what you want to study next year? Not sure? The beauty of our virtual Open Day is you don't have to rush from one Information Session to another.
A cricket internship puts Ollie amongst the Women’s World Cup action
Working as an Accreditation Manager Intern at the ICC T20 World Cup, Ollie said he gathered onsite and behind the scenes knowledge and gained valuable experience.
Chocolatory life for Angliss graduate
Pastry chef Francesco Ferrante has continued to set the bar high from working among Michelin-starred chefs at Icebergs Dining Room and Bar- to now managing the kitchen at the Nestlé KitKat Chocolatory which is due to open in July 2020.
A winding path to tourism career
A solo adventure around Europe inspired Georgia Danaher to turn her passion for tourism into a career by way of Spain and London.
Up and away with Global Ballooning
Passionate travel alumni Mandy Ho has realised her dream job, providing clients with the experience of a lifetime hot air ballooning.
Angliss student prepares for worldskills
Angliss hospitality student, Mark-Anthony Baini, will be the first Victorian representative in six years to compete in the World Skills Australia National Championship in Restaurant Service in 2021.
Angliss’ first online community market at Virtual Open Day
We're excited to welcome back some of our talented bakers, chefs, travel organisers and event managers to our big day. Here's a sneak peek of who you might bump into.
Angliss Acknowledged in Esteemed 2020 Learning Environments Australasia Awards
The Learning Environments Australasia Awards celebrate educational facilities' development projects which demonstrate an effectiveness in planning, design and construction.
From Melbourne’s Worksmith to The Fermentary, see who we have lined up for our Virtual Open Day.
With changes happening so rapidly, see how Australia's experience experts create unforgettable events online.
Virtual Open Day Guide
Year after year, we're excited to show you our campus in full swing on Open Day, and this year we want you to experience the same without you having to leave your living room. Here's how to make sure you're making the most out of our virtual Open Day.
Smallgoods Traineeship A Win For Industry
A new traineeship to support smallgoods producers and production workers is commencing at William Angliss Institute.
Healthy food for kids inspires students
Providing healthy alternatives for young children has inspired the latest innovation at the 2020 Student Product Development Showcase for Diploma of Food Science and Technology students at William Angliss Institute.
Vale John Miller
In an Oral History recorded by the Institute, he looked back on his time and long history with the Institute with a sense of pride and achievement “I often refer to William Angliss Food School as the ‘Mother’ of all catering colleges in Australia. Everything grew out of William Angliss College.” said John.
Angliss Alumni makes the most out of isolation with a cookbook project
Since completing her Commercial Cookery apprenticeship program in 2019, she has worked in places such as Ezard, Lee Ho Fook and Dinner by Heston Blumenthal.
Free TAFE courses supporting demand for bread and meat
With large demand for baked goods and meat during the COVID-19 pandemic, students are taking advantage of the opportunity to upskill with Free TAFE courses at William Angliss Institute.
Students attend conference on Event Impacts and Sustainability
More than 50 students, academics and industry professionals attended the Higher Education virtual conference on Event Impacts and Sustainability.
Recharge at home or on-campus during Stress Less Week
We’re so close to the end of the semester! At this time of year it’s common to have assignments piling up and tensions can be high. Here's your guide to remain calm & collected this week.
Scholarships were awarded to 25 students so far in 2020
This scholarship money has helped many students in different ways but the overwhelming response have been that of gratitude, pride, and passion for their chosen industry.
Angliss Bistro trains with takeaway
With many hospitality businesses pivoting to takeaway and delivery options, training venue The Bistro at Angliss Melbourne campus has also been offering takeaway options since early April.
Stay connected with industry by attending our Virtual Networking event
With different sessions for all areas focus, students can now learn from our panelists, pick their brains and ask them questions - all from home!
Experience everything you love about Melbourne from home
As we all patiently wait until all restrictions are lifted, we observe and celebrate the wonderful things our industry has done to make sure the people who've made it possible are all taken care of.
There’s never been an easier time to support small businesses and Angliss alumni
As you start to plan who you'd like to see first, who to catch up with, and when you should have that belated mother's day brunch, let us relieve you from the pressure of cooking and planning with some of our favorite small business recommendations.
William Angliss Institute offers a part-time Food Science Diploma to support industry
With many food specialists working in the industry, Angliss is offering its Diploma of Food Science and Technology in a part-time format to make it easier for full-time workers to upskill.
Students and teachers adapt to online experience
Across the William Angliss Institute campus teachers and students are working in new ways using technology to bring the student experience of learning to life.
Taking care of yourself during self-isolation
Are you taking your isolation period seriously? Yes? Good! To help the days go by faster (and more enjoyable), we've thought about some ideas on how you can ride this self-isolation period like a champ!
International Students - making sense amongst confusion
We feel a huge part of our community, the community that makes our campus special might feel confused at the moment. Here we will try to explain as much as we can about what this means for you and what support is available for you.
Comfort food we’re devouring right now
Comfort food is deeply personal, often tied with a memory, a person, or a moment. We asked our community about what brings them comfort and joy during isolation and here’s what they had to say.
A call to celebrate Hot Cross Bun Day at home
Unfortunately this year, we have to break the tradition of donating and selling these delicious treats to ensure the safety of our community. But as we pause one of our favourite times of the year, maybe we can all take a swing in making a batch of our own?
Online courses support hotel excellence
William Angliss Institute’s Skill Builders’ courses continue to bring flexible online learning to support skill gaps that are frontline and industry specific.
How to make online learning work for you
Online learning can be unknown territory to some, but don't fret. We've gathered the best advice from across the land about how you can self-isolate and be successful in your studies as well.
William Angliss Institute is continuing to monitor the evolving COVID-19 situation and is providing ongoing advice and support to students and staff.
Celebration for Angliss grads
William Angliss Institute held graduation ceremonies at the La Trobe Street campus this week, celebrating the accomplishments of over 216 graduating students across its speciality areas of foods, tourism, hospitality, events and hotel management.
Worksmith’s first Cocktail Festival is one for the books!
Melbourne has been shaken and stirred by Worksmith's inaugural Cocktail Festival - the city's best bars, restaurants, and event spaces were all involved in the festivities late last month.
Take The Cake with Melbourne Food and Wine Festival
Over 40 years and a staggering 500,000 copies, the cakes in the Australian Women’s Weekly Children’s Birthday Cake Book have shaped many of our childhoods and collective memory.
Alumni Returns to Angliss for International Women's Day
This year we celebrated International Women’s Day with four Angliss alumni who are now thriving in industry.
An exciting first semester for our new students
To continue with the festivities, the Student Services team has planned a jam-packed semester for our students. Here’s what’s coming up in the next couple of months
Angliss shares knowledge at CAUTHE Conference in Auckland
Ten William Angliss Institute staff have shared knowledge with their peers at the 2020 CAUTHE Conference - Australasia’s leading tourism and hospitality research and education conference.
Angliss Board Chair appointed a Member of the Order of Australia
The honour comes after she was presented with a Public Service Medal in the Victorian Division of the Queen's Birthday Honours in 2011, for services to the dairy industry, national food regulations and rural women.
This Masterchef Alumna is just getting started
At a tender age of 19, Michelle has completed a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, had done work experience in places like Burch & Purchese, Vue de Monde, OmNom Kitchen and, you may recognise her from the ninth season of Masterchef.
Angliss food studies lecturer Dr Kelly Donati secured a prestigious Rachel Carson Centre writing fellowship for 2019-2020
Kelly spent her final months at the RCC researching the closure of abattoirs in regional Australia, concerns about animal welfare in meat processing and how farmers are addressing these issues through different models of abattoirs.
Spruce up your IG feed with these follow-worthy accounts
Is your IG feed looking a bit dull? We’ve listed some of our favourites, from luxurious hotel tours by Eva Chen, Instagram’s Head of Fashion Partnerships to mouth-watering vegan recipes by Smith & Daugther Chef, Shannon Martinez; here’s our list of follow-worthy people.
Angliss Alumni and Founder of Floss & Fleur talks about how she started her own events business
A life-changing moment at a wedding Brittany had styled in 2019, helped her realise she wanted to invest extra time and energy into her own events business rather than working for an external events company.
Win Valentine’s Day this year with a grazing platter
Yes, Valentine’s day is this Friday. And if you didn’t mark your calendars back in January, you might’ve forgotten to make a reservation at your favorite restaurant. Don’t worry; we’ve got you!
Life as a Character Attendant in Disney World Florida
Julia Buceto is living her best life in Disney World. After wrapping her Advanced Diploma of Events Management, she jet-setted to Florida, where she is now working as a Character Attendant.
Childhood favourite turned dream career
Having completed her patisserie qualifications in 2014, Mikayla has since been working at establishments as diverse as the Grand Hyatt, to the Chateau Yering where she works today.
Angliss grad joins iconic Mya Tiger
Henry Pun is a young chef forging his way through the trying but ultimately rewarding career of hospitality. The buzzing Mya Tiger in the newly refurbed Espy Hotel St Kilda is a far cry from Henry’s former work as an accountant.
Cameron Maher continues his meteoric hospitality career
From waiting tables at Fat Duck in London to working as a Group Assistant GM at Andrew McConnell Restaurants - here's Cameron Maher's story.
Recreate one of our desserts from High Tea at your next Christmas party
Recreate our petits gateaux lined with a decorated hazelnut joconde sponge filled with an olive cake base topped with hazelnut cream, lime cremeux and garnished with a baby hazelnut macaron.
Hayley Fraser on how you can crack the travel and tourism industry
Talking to Hayley Fraser, it’s clear she was destined to be a part of the travel and tourism industry. She has spent 2019 devoted to learning all she can to propel her career in this exciting sector.
Angliss signs partnership with Vietnam's Van Lang University
On Wednesday 4 December, Ho Chi Minh City Party Secretary, Nguyen Thien Nhan, visited our Melbourne campus to witness the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Van Lang University, one of Vietnam's first private universities, and William Angliss Institute.
Angliss celebrates ten year collaboration with Charcoal Lane
William Angliss Institute is celebrating working for ten years with social enterprise restaurant Charcoal Lane to train Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth.
A Whirlwind 2019 with International Excursions to Match
With trips around Australia, Asia, and even to America. Here are some of the highlights.
How to celebrate your summer break at full speed!
What to do now? Enjoy your time off, obviously! But if you really want to do it right, make sure you’ve ticked off our Angliss Experience Summer guide.
Angliss Industry Placement Lunch 2019
We recently celebrated over 25 of our tourism and events students who completed their placement program with our industry partners.
DILMAH INSPIRES STUDENTS WITH WORLD OF TEA
Dilmah CEO Dilhan C. Fernando has inspired Angliss students about the world of tea on a recent visit to our Melbourne campus.
Meet Chloe, Angliss Student and Riverland's Experience Planner.
Chloe Cummins knew she loves working with people and that she is obsessed with being organised. Armed with this knowledge, Chloe and her school Career Counsellor started brainstorming how what she loves and what she's good at could give her direction.
Vegan healthy products win innovation awards
Vegan and healthy food alternative trends featured at the 2019 Student Product Development Showcase for Diploma of Food Science and Technology students at William Angliss Institute.
Edible and Indigenous plants feature at Angliss High Tea.
Unusual and delicious Edible and Indigenous ingredients featured in the student-made desserts showcased at the annual William Angliss Institute patisserie High Tea on 31 October.
Angliss apprentice joins iconic new Reymond family restaurant
Third year cookery apprentice John Waterfall will be joining the iconic Reymond family’s new European focused Frederic and Fred’s Bar in Cremorne.
How to stress-less during SWOTVAC / Assignment Week
It can get overwhelming and you don’t want to get swept up by the stress. We’ve compiled simple and practical tips on how you can make the most out of your study time.
Angliss International Hotel School Study Tour to Bangkok
Angliss Hotel Management students stepped out on a week-long adventure in Thailand, touring some of the city’s best accommodation and attractions.
From textbooks to working for Australia’s major airline.
Ranim enrolled in the Certificate III in Aviation (Cabin Crew) in 2018, and by March 2019, she began working for one of Australia's major airlines.
Boiron supports Angliss students’ sweet temptations
William Angliss Institute and Les vergers Boiron are continuing to work in partnership teaching students to work with professional products.
Pizza, pasta, gelato and study for students in Italy
Italy - home to pasta, the Colosseum, gelato and art, and for two weeks in September, to a group of Angliss degree students.
Angliss Great Chefs celebrate 25 years
The William Angliss Institute Great Chefs Program is celebrating 25 years as the most successful program of its kind in Australia.
Scholarships support Angliss students
Over the past four years 166 scholarships, worth nearly half a million dollars, have been awarded to William Angliss Institute’s students.
Danielle Bouchier on joining her family business while staying true to her dreams and passion.
Peter Bouchier has been the trusted name in premium butchering since the first store opened in 1983, but it took Peter’s daughter Danielle some time to join the company.
From Angliss to Disney
Zoe's history with Angliss spans both our Melbourne and Sydney campuses, where she enrolled in a Certificate III in Retail Baking and then a Certificate IV in Patisserie.
Say grace in regional Victoria
In 2015 lawyer Bruno Garibaldi left Brazil with his wife Milena to study English in Australia. Falling in love with the country, the couple decided to extend their stay.
Be your own cake boss
Thinking of launching a side hustle while you’re studying? Kate Hudson, currently enrolled in Angliss’ Certificate IV in Patisserie, knows what it takes to run her own small business while working towards a qualification.
More opportunities to teach at TAFE
Whether you’ve been thinking to shift gears from doing to teaching, or considering a return to the workforce, leverage your hard-earned industry skills and experience by teaching at TAFE.
Brilliant careers on show at expo
Earlier this week, 400 Angliss students and graduates attended the annual Careers and Employment Expo held at our Melbourne Campus.
Speed networking to Grand Hyatt Melbourne
When Angliss student Hannah Garrett was invited to attend one of our speed networking events, she wasn’t aware how many career opportunities it would bring.
It's time to celebrate our graduates
This week at our Melbourne campus, graduation and special achievement awards ceremonies were conducted for students who have completed higher education and vocational qualifications across our foods, tourism, hospitality, events, and hotel management specialisations.
Free TAFE graduates ready for experience industries
The Hon. Gayle Tierney MP, Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education, visited William Angliss Institute today to congratulate students completing Certificate III in Hospitality and Certificate III in Tourism.
Angliss hosts delegation from Timor-Leste
On Tuesday 20 August, the Honorary Consul Mr Peter McMullin, from the Consulate of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (East Timor), visited our Melbourne campus.
Nicky Riemer continues to support the future of the hospitality industry
Nicky delivers a meal to remember at Great Chefs.
Students events calendar in full swing
With semester two now in progress, Angliss is offering lots of opportunities for students to experience a range of free and low-cost events held on and off-campus.
New sydney campus serves up higher education
Our new Sydney campus is now serving up higher education qualifications alongside a wide range of vocational education and training.
Apprentice chef becomes multi-award winner
Elaya Carbone is no stranger to winning awards. Since 2018, when she began studying a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery at Angliss, Elaya has been the recipient of ten awards that recognise her academic, culinary and leadership skills.
Matteo Pignatelli wins lifetime achievement award
Earlier this week, Angliss alumnus and current board member for the Institute, Matteo Pignatelli, was awarded the 2019 Lifetime Achiever Award by the 2019 Victoria and Tasmania Savour Australia Restaurant & Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence.
Angliss student wins sweet award
Last week twenty-one Food Science and Technology students from William Angliss Institute attended the confectionery industry’s annual ConTech Conference and Expo, where Farrah Megson took out the annual Sollich Award for the Best Student of Confectionery.
Angliss wins big at national travel industry awards
William Angliss Institute has taken home the award for Best Registered Travel Industry Training Institution at the 2019 AFTA National Travel Industry Awards (NTIA) held at Sydney's International Convention Centre over the weekend.
Angliss professor wins lifetime achievement award
Professor Sue Beeton PhD, foundation chair of the College of Eminent Professors at William Angliss Institute, has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 50th Conference of Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) International recently held at Grand Hyatt Melbourne.
Sydney campus hosts immersive cooking program for teachers
William Angliss Institute recently partnered with the NSW Department of Education and award-winning chef Alessandro Pavoni from Ormeggio at the Spit to provide a rewarding week of training to teachers from New South Wales (NSW).
One step closer to a golden chef’s hat
Two Angliss graduates, Harrison Caruana and Stephanie Goetz, are on their way to representing Victoria in the regional final of the Nestlé Golden Chef's Hat Award.
Discover Melbourne The Angliss Way
Residing in one of the world's most livable cities can be a blessing and a curse. There's always something to do in Melbourne, but sometimes it's hard to know where to begin.
Aspiring pastry shop owner wins John Patrick Conway award
Grace Le has been crowned the winner of this year's John Patrick Conway Award, which recognises excellence in baking among Angliss students.
How to pack the perfect weekender bag!
Since graduating in December 2018, Abby Gonzales has been working for one of Australia's prestigious airlines. As a cabin crew member, she often has to do both long-haul flights and quick overnight trips. After so many flights, she is a bonafide traveler.
Our Caramelised Apple Crumble Recipe
Who doesn't love a caramelised apple crumble? It's always a crowd favorite. And for the first time, we're sharing our recipe, the same recipe our students use in class, with you. Impress your family and friends with this chef-approved recipe!
Our definitive guide to smashing Angliss Open DAY
Open Day is big, and sometimes it might feel a bit overwhelming, with demos, talks and information galore. But fear not! A little planning can go a long way, and we're here to help you get the most out of your day.
Yo India journeys to food truck success
As founder of the popular Melbourne food truck, Yo India, Conan Gomes lives and breathes Indian food, so it was a thrill to be featured in Lonely Planet's Around the World in 80 Food Trucks.
Michael Cole wins chef of the year again
Michael Cole, an acclaimed chef and Angliss alumnus, has won the Foodservice Chef of the Year award for the second time.
Study tour travels to Da Nang
Last month, 11 students currently undertaking certificates and diplomas in Tourism and Events at our Melbourne campus travelled to Vietnam for a study tour, where they experienced the country’s thriving tourism and hospitality sector.
From high school to hotel school
Since high school, Angliss student Emil Nilsson knew which direction his career was headed in.
Gabby’s creating unforgettable experiences at Melbourne River Cruises
Doing what you love and getting paid for it is rare. So when Gabby Sexton was offered a place in the Certificate III in Tourism program, she knew it was the beginning of an exciting journey.
Hospitality students visit one of Melbourne's most unique breweries
180 hospitality students have immersed themselves in the unique brewery culture of Stomping Ground. Along with the Venue Manager, Eddie John and his experienced team, the students toured and learned all about the Collingwood based brewery and their grand Beer Hall.
Raising the Bar
Hospitality graduate Brad Cooke has found his passion opening and managing bars, and coaching hospitality business owners to help them succeed in Melbourne's dynamic bar scene.
Sydney campus moves to Alexandria
Our Sydney campus was officially launched last week, following a move to new premises in Alexandria located only 4kms from the CBD.
Students swipe right for speed networking
More than 140 students participated in speed networking events held at our Melbourne campus.
Graduate joins TOP events company, Peter Jones Special Events.
One of our graduates, Ashlee Brazier, has kicked off her events career in fine form joining one of Australia's leading event management companies, Peter Jones Special Events.
Small cup means big flavour in coffee-mad Melbourne
Angliss coffee expert, Melissa Caia, says smaller styles of coffee will be trending across Melbourne in 2019, as coffee lovers want bigger flavours.
Follow Bec Gamble’s transformative decision in pursuing her passion for butchery
Bec Gamble lived in a small country town all her life, working in admin & finance for nearly 20 years. She always had a great love for food & cooking, and although many people told her to become a chef, it never seemed right.
Grand Prix experience for students
Angliss hospitality students were working front and back of house with the team from Food and Desire Catering at the Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne.
52 students awarded scholarships
Scholarships were awarded to 52 William Angliss Institute students from 2018 and 2019 intakes at an awards ceremony held today, which coincided with the annual Angliss Hot Cross Bun Day.
Culinary techniques honed during butchery masterclass
Learning the best ways to break down a lamb, pork and beef carcass and the most suitable techniques to cook the meat to perfection was the goal of a collaboration between Angliss’ meat processing and higher education departments held recently.
Inaugural industry networking event for Sydney campus
William Angliss Institute’s Sydney campus held its first industry networking event recently.
Gold standard for Beechworth study tour
Angliss Diploma of Tourism students recently headed to the goldrush-era town of Beechworth to learn from local businesses about sustainable tourism practices and customer service.
ATAR high achiever chooses to follow her heart
Diploma of Events student Melissa Despotellis is following her heart into the world of event management at Angliss.
Indigenous culinary masterclass
Angliss Cookery Teacher Jason Goldingay recently conducted an indigenous ingredients masterclass for a class of Bachelor of Culinary Management students in the Angliss Raingarden, followed by a three-course lunch featuring the herbs and plants foraged during the masterclass.
Angliss students awarded Chilean wine tour
Two Angliss students - photographed here with worlds 50 best restaurants' Borago owner/chef Rodolfo Guzman - enjoyed the experience of travelling and studying in Santiago, Chile for two weeks awarded the Lopez-Lochert Scholarship.
Lunar New Year in Melbourne with Vietnamese student Helen
Being in away from home for big family celebrations can be tough for students in Australia. Angliss student Helen from Vietnam shared her experience and advice on celebrating Lunar New Year (Tet in Vietnam) in Melbourne and some advice on how to have a great time.
Big win in Big Apple
William Angliss Institute's Higher Education student team were finalists in the prestigious STR Market Study competition held in New York, USA in mid-November.
Product innovation delivers at showcase
Students have been working hard to prepare for their annual Student Product Development Showcase, which will be held on Monday 17 June.
En Pointe creates events with flair
We chat to Kate Stewart and Rocco Trimboli, owners/operators of En Pointe Events to give us insight into their world of events and how they approach each client individually to consider the best way a client can share their ethos through an event.
Chef of the Year Opens Cafe
It has been a stellar year for Certificate III in Commercial Cookery graduate Jack Lee who has gone from being named Chef of the Year by Foodservice Australia to opening a brand new café in Point Cook, Bean Smuggler.
A chat with two of our Masters of Food Studies and Gastronomy students
We had a chat to two of our Masters of Food Systems & Gastronomy (MFSG) course's current students, Thanh Truong & Prue Rothwell.
Seafood, food systems and gastronomy
As we grow our new postgraduate programs, we put the spotlight on different businesses within the food industry, each one a pivotal link in the chain of a food system that links to gastronomy. Here we have a chat to George Lucas co-owner of Ocean Made Seafood in Collingwood which supplies some of Melbourne's best restaurants with fresh seafood.
Angliss wins Tourism gold
William Angliss Institute has won gold at the RACV Victorian Tourism Awards for Best Tourism Education and Training provider.
Free tafe course to fill jobs in growth industries
William Angliss Institute will help to train and educate a skilled workforce to underpin the growing experience industries, through the Victorian Government's Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative.
Future of food systems
To consider bigger ideas and approaches to food systems of the future, we believe you should talk to those who work with food systems now.
Angliss team brings home Asian Cup
A team of Angliss students and staff won the Asian Cup Culinary Cup at Food and Hotel China's Global Food and Hospitality Expo in Shanghai. It is the first time an Australian team has won this accolade.
Interest in global culinary tourism grows
Chef Tracey Lister lived in Vietnam for 13 years and when she returned to Australia two years ago, decided to move from the kitchen to organising culinary tours to her former home.
New Book a First for TAFE
William Angliss Institute launched its ground-breaking book The Study of Food, Hospitality, Tourism and Events: 21st Century Approaches which is an amalgam of contributions authored by educators and eminent experts involved in the food, tourism, hospitality and events fields of study.
Australian-first Master of Philosophy for TAFE
William Angliss Institute is the only TAFE in Australia to offer a research-based Master of Philosophy and the only non-university to offer a Master of Philosophy by Praxis and Exegesis.
Royal visit to Charcoal Lane
Trainees at Charcoal Lane were thrilled to host the royal couple the Duke and Duchess of Sussex for native food tastings and lunch.
Angliss wins for International education excellence
William Angliss Institute was recognised at the 2018 Victorian International Education Awards, winning two categories and as a finalist in a third category.
Bakery award returns for 2019
Sarah, who works at Swan Street Bakery and Patisserie in Richmond, made a selection of cakes, tarts and delectable eclairs.
Angliss grad prepares for cookery Olympics
Victorian chef and Angliss graduate Michael Cole is prepping for the cooking competition of his life against twenty-three other countries at the final of the Bocuse d'Or 2019 gastronomic Olympics in Lyon, France.
Graduate Flies High at The Fat Duck
Cameron went on to work at The Fat Duck in the UK and was then asked to be part of the team to open The Fat Duck in Australia and return to his home town.
Passionate tourism student encourages fellow scholars to dream big
Having had such a positive experience to express himself via his work as Global Sales Assistant at Urban Adventures, Carlos is keen to encourage other students to step up and grab the opportunities that are waiting in the world of travel.
Anna Polyviou Brings Angliss's First Great Chefs Dessert Degustation
Angliss's first Dessert Great Chefs dinner was a huge success, with Anna Polyviou working with our students on this special Great Chefs event.
Events placements build industry confidence
Twenty-four students completed a range of placements across a wide cross-section of industries including working for The Conference Manager, the Accommodation Association of Australia, Incognitus (Event Company), Red Scooter and Queen Victoria Market
Emma Hedin Victoria's Event Manager of the Year
Emma won the Event Manager of the Year award at the Meetings & Events Australia Industry VIC Awards and will represent Victoria at the National Awards.
Angliss graduate scales the heights at Hotel Grand Chancellor
After graduating with a Diploma of Events, Clare McMennemin’s career is moving from strength to strength. As a conference sales executive at the Hotel Grand Chancellor in Melbourne city, Clare’s responsibilities encompass event enquiries, proposals and the full scope of project management.
Events study tour to London and Glastonbury
Ten Bachelor of Event Management students kicked off on their 2017 London Study Tour, learning about the role of events in tourism and how culture and diversity are key players in planning major events.
Duc helps celebrity chef Peter Kuruvita
Commercial Cookery student, Duc Chuang, was lucky enough to get to assist Chef Peter Kuruvita on set of his upcoming show.
Chetrin impresses on work placement
As part of her Diploma in Hospitality Management with AccorHotels, Chetrin has made a mark at her placement at the Mercure Sydney International Airport.
Dilmah School of Tea Academy event
Accompanied by Matthew Steel, Manager Educational Operations and Angliss trainers Justine Beasley and Sam Richardson, the group visited the Dilmah School of Tea Academy.
Life is sweet at Bondi's Icebergs
Pastry chef Frankie Ferrante is constantly inspired by working among Michelin-starred chefs at Icebergs Dining Room and Bar.
Hotel School students experience a taste of luxury
Angliss International Hotel School students have attended a luxury brandy-tasting masterclass.
Celebrating knowledge at Angliss
Did you know that 99% of the world's biodiversity is invisible to the human eye?
Bush adventures a dream for Angliss tour guide
Wildlife enthusiast Brett Howell has found his ideal career guiding visitors on the ultimate nature-lover adventures in his new nature guide role at Echidna Walkabout tours.
VCAL grad applies HEAT to the homelessness
Angliss students worked with VCAL graduate and Oakridge Wines apprentice chef George Wintle to prepare lunch for homeless as part of the HEAT Homeless lunch on Friday 22 March.
Celebrating Angliss Graduates
200 students were launched into careers across the experience industry this week at graduation ceremonies at the La Trobe Street Campus.
25 years of Angliss Great Chefs
Many restaurant industry icons including Scott Pickett, Adrian Richardson, Nicky Riemer and Tony Twitchett will work with William Angliss Institute students and showcase their latest skills and techniques as part of the Great Chefs program 2019.
Maggie Beer Foundation welcomes support to improve aged care food experiences
The Maggie Beer Foundation (MBF), along with partners William Angliss Institute and Altura Learning, very much welcome today’s announcement by Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt of a $500,000 grant to create online training for aged care cooks and chefs across Australia.
Tourism Alumni follows her passion in the Yarra Valley
Tourism and Hospitality Management Degree graduate Kara Waterworth has followed her passion for the hospitality industry and is now working as event sales coordinator at the Yarra Valley’s premiere food and wine destination, Stones of the Yarra Valley.
Emergency procedures training for aviation students
Aviation students have returned from another successful trip to New Zealand to finish their practical assessments.
Shanan walks this way with Angliss training
Tourism graduate Shanan Kovacic is going from strength to strength with his new business, Walk This Way Melbourne which offers walking tours around the city of Melbourne.
Angliss excels at the fine food experience
Fine Food Australia, the leading trade exhibition for the food industry, has been a huge success for William Angliss Institute. Teachers and students were involved across the board over the four days of the show.
Angliss Students visit Starward Distillery
The award-winning Starward Distillery in Port Melbourne played host to a group of Angliss students last week, where they toured the award-winning distillery and learned the process by which spirits are made.
Longest Lunch gives students chance to shine
More than 80 William Angliss Institute students and staff helped work alongside the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (MFWF) to provide events, cookery and food and beverage support for the World’s Longest Lunch.
Hotel School Masterclass presented by hotel alumni
Jay gave a presentation on TFE Hotels ‘GOMAD’ or ‘Go Make A Difference’ customer service initiative program.
Ascott Selects William Angliss Graduate for Management Program
The world’s largest international serviced residence owner-operator, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has employed its first Ascott Management Associates Program (AMAP) candidate in Australia.
Students learn from a master chocolatier
Our patisserie students were lucky to assist Stephane during his demonstrations during the event, a unique opportunity to learn from a true master.
AOF scholarship gives grad inspiration in Hong Kong
Working as a chef in Hong Kong sparked Caelan O’Rourke’s drive and passion to be the best chef he could be.