The Tasty Az team joined us here at Burrinja in July 2021, and are back bringing their quality catering with a conscience to the centre.
The cafe opens Wed - Sat | 10am - 3.00pm
The Tasty Az Story
Tasty Az is a social enterprise specialising in catering, events and hospitality services, currently located in Lilydale. Established in 2014 following the closure of the local TAFE campus, Swinburne, where the founder Julie-Ann Morman (Jules) taught courses specialising in hospitality as well as courses in supported learning for young adults living with a disability or learning difficulties.
Tasty Az was set up to provide quality, hands on, integrity driven training, work experience, work placement, industry related education opportunities and transparent pathways to supported and open employment.
Tasty Az is a non-funded, non-government, grass roots, self-funded, self-sufficient social enterprise which currently supports, educates, trains and employs 12 young adults who live with a disability. During the past 3 1/2 years we have assisted and supported a further 16 young adults in their preparation to obtain on-going training or employment in various areas of hospitality.
Profits from catering and event sales are our means of being able to financially enable Tasty Az to support our core purpose, that being to assist and nurture young people with special needs to develop their individual abilities catering for our community.