November 2019 – has been a fantastic month for learning and development as well as joining the wider global social enterprise movement. Having recently been on a Trade Mission to India to develop Kitchen Challenge there our founder returned motivated to improve the organisations knowledge further. It was a pleasure to join Social Enterprise Network Victoria’s training to become a #Socent Development Facilitator – a chance to support and help others by sharing the lived experience of establishing social enterprises in UK and Australia. Rob has also been appointed to the Global Advisory Board of Social Innovation Academy – an EU established online learning programme to support growth in the #Socent.
August 2019 – what a month for our Founder Rob Rees MBE as he has been on the public speaking forums sharing his passion for purpose, impact, shared values , health and education. Firstly he sat alongside experts from PwC Australia, Voille and Miele Australia in front of an audience of 50 business people discussing “Does purpose improve performance?”. This event was organised by the British High Commission and UK Trade. Then later in the month he sat alongside Harvard Prof Eric Mazur, Josh Nester from SEEK, Tim Dodd and an amazing Y12 student from Wyndham College to discuss “How would you reimagine education so every child has a better future?” at event organised by Victoria University and AVID Australia. 200 delegates debated the topic with real passion. To book colleagues from our team to speak at your event please go via our contact page.
July 25th 2019 – We are delighted to appoint teacher, food and sustainability champion, leader, MasterChef Australia 2016 winner and new mother, Elena Jo Duggan as Kitchen Challenge first Patron. Full Story Here.
December 2018 Our founder Rob Rees MBE joins AHPC / Mitchell Institute at Victoria University to advise and mentor Social Prescribing projects.
Feb 2018 – Kitchen Challenge WINS Australian LGPro Award for best project for diversity and inclusion with Brimbank City Council, Miele Australia, awesome care givers and Sunshine North Primary School.