Social Enterprise Kitchen

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania’s food social enterprise project provides a pathway to employment for people from migrant and refugee backgrounds. Participants undertake practical workplace experience, furthering training and employment opportunities in the hospitality industry.


*Dear valued customer, we are currently advertising for some new positions to support our kitchen operations and are looking forward to bringing back our full offering soon! Stay tuned for updates on cafe opening plans and service offerings. We are still accepting catering requests. If you would like to submit a catering request for your next event, please email catering@mrctas.org.au

Keep an eye on our Facebook page and instagram page for updates.

Anyone from a migrant background is welcome to apply to participate in the work experience program. Applicants can contact Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania on 03 6221 0999 or email settlement@mrctas.org.au to complete an assessment.

Participant Testimonials

Huweida – “Fridays are good. It is good to have customers and to share my recipes. I am making friends too. I am very happy.”

Abebea – “I am happy to  make friends and to learn new food, to have communication with others including people who are in my English class but now they are my friends.”


To celebrate Refugee Week this month, the MRC Tas Social Enterprise Kitchen is offering Mezza Boxes and Sweet Boxes – perfect for Refugee Week lunch celebrations! Each box serves 5 – 6 people.

The boxes are available for pre-order to takeaway each Thursday and Friday between 16 – 24 June. Order now and schedule for takeaway via our online platform. Orders must be placed one day in advance.

To place an order please visit www.socialenterprisefood.mrctas.org.au 

For catering enquiries please email catering@mrctas.org.au

Refugee Week takes place each year to celebrate the contribution of refugees to Australia, highlight aspects of the refugee experience, and encourage a better understanding between communities.

*Dear valued customer, we are currently advertising for some new positions to support our kitchen operations and are looking forward to bringing back our full offering soon! Stay tuned for updates on cafe opening plans and service offerings. We are still accepting catering requests. If you would like to submit a catering request for your next event, please email catering@mrctas.org.au

Keep an eye on our Facebook page and instagram page for updates.

Address: KGV Sports and Community Centre, Level G, 1A Anfield St Glenorchy

Contact: call 03 6221 0999 or email catering@mrctas.org.au