Success Stories: Australian and Asian food entrepreneurs


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Leanne van Diemen

Join Asialink Business and Monash College for an afternoon of discussion and Asian cuisine as we delve into what makes a successful international food business.

Michael Bascetta, CEO and Founder, Worksmith
Ryan Ching, Co-Founder, Banh Mi Kitchen, Hong Kong 
Angeline Achariya, CEO, Monash Food Innovation Centre

Mark Crosby, Director, Bachelor of Business, Monash College

What makes Melbourne one of the most liveable cities in the world? Our love of food and café culture appeal globally to foodies from all walks of life. Australia is now well known as a destination for food and wine tourism as well as an increasingly exciting place for Asian food entrepreneurs looking to expand their business.

Concurrently, with the rapidly expanding middle class and urban growth in Asia, Australian Chefs and entrepreneurs are finding success bringing the highlights of the Australian food industry to the region. From the booming Australian inspired café scene in Singapore to innovative start-ups and business models advancing Australia's Food and Beverage industry globally.

Join us at this exciting event to hear chefs and food and beverage entrepreneurs who have worked in Australia and the region talk about the global business of food and restaurants and how your business skills can make a mark on this growing global industry.

Date: Thursday 6 December 
Time: 1pm - 3pm
Venue: Monash University, Level 7, 271 Collins Street, Melbourne
Cost (including lunch): $25.00
Registrations: CLICK HERE
Registrations close on Tuesday 4 December

For further information please contact Leanne van Diemen on

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