Barista Workshop – A Dance with the Aroma of Coffee!

In the heart of Sydney, Australia, where time dances to the rhythm of coffee beans, a magical collaboration unfolded. Evolution Hospitality Institute and the 360 Degree joined forces to bring forth an unforgettable experience – a barista workshop that whispered secrets of the bean and the artistry of espresso.

Under the marquee of our Evolution Café, we embarked on a journey of culinary discovery. Students, eager as a sunrise in midsummer, gathered, their eyes wide with anticipation. We opened the doors to the world of coffee, inviting them to explore the enchanting realm of espresso, the captivating history of coffee, and the rich tapestry of coffee culture.

As they stepped into our hallowed cafe grounds, they were met with the mesmerising symphony of espresso machines – formidable, yet inviting, like old friends with tales to tell. These gleaming barista machines had seen countless beans transformed into liquid gold, and today, they were the canvas upon which our students would create their latte art.

But before they embarked on this creative journey, they delved into the past, unravelling the story of coffee. The rich aroma of coffee knowledge filled the air as they sipped on tales of coffee’s epic journey from the Ethiopian highlands to every corner of the globe. They explored its cultural significance, learned about the cherished rituals of different coffee-loving nations, and found that coffee was not just a beverage but a language of connection.

Guided by our seasoned hospitality barista maestros, the students dipped their fingers into the world of espresso brewing. From the grind to the tamp, they perfected the art of pulling a shot. Steam hissed and swirled, transforming milk into creamy canvases. Hearts and tulips emerged in latte art – a symphony of textures and flavours that painted smiles on their faces.

But this workshop wasn’t just about mastering the machinery; it was about creating a culinary canvas where knowledge met passion, and where everyone found their unique coffee brushstroke. Our students discovered that brewing coffee was more than just a science; it was an art form that resonated with their souls, marking their first step in their hospitality career.

As the espresso machines whirred and the milk steamed, a symphony of voices filled the cafe air. Students and hospitality staff, a diverse ensemble, bonded over shared cups of Evolution coffee. Conversations flowed as freely as the aromatic brew, and laughter danced among the coffee-scented air. In that warm camaraderie, culinary friendships were forged, and the aroma of unity hung thick.

The afternoon drew to a close, leaving us with the lingering aroma of freshly brewed memories. The students had embarked on a journey through time, culture, and technique, and emerged as budding baristas, each with their own unique coffee touch, taking their first step in their barista and hospitality career. The workshop was not just about coffee; it was about the people, the connections, and the stories woven into every cup.


As the sun set behind the Sydney cityscape, it painted the sky in shades of coffee brown and espresso gold – a fitting tribute to a day when we sipped the secrets of beans and embraced the art of the brew. The Evolution Café had witnessed another chapter in the tale of coffee, and the workshop had etched its mark in the hearts of all who had been part of this enchanting journey.

Kitchen Practical Class – Let’s Brunch with Culinary Superstars in Sydney, Australia!

Hey there, folks! Who’s up for a relaxed brunch at the kitchen with some culinary superstars in sunny Sydney, Australia? Well, you’re in for a treat because Evolution Culinary Superstars are ready to roll out the red carpet for you. Grab a seat at the Evolution commercially graded kitchen, and you will discover the delicious world of cooking, baking, and pastries, all served with Evolution Culinary Superstar’s hospitality and chef expertise. It’s a laid-back morning affair that’s bound to tickle your taste buds and have you coming back for more.

As the sun bathes the beautiful Sydney skyline in a golden glow, there’s nothing quite like the irresistible aroma of freshly baked pastries filling the air. Just picture this: sinking your teeth into a warm croissant or biting into a flaky Danish pastry while sipping a perfectly brewed cup of earl grey tea or iced cafe latte. It’s like a culinary journey that showcases the chef’s skills, the heart of the kitchen managed with precision and the friendly hospitality of our culinary superstars.

The croissant is a delightful dance of flavours and textures. Its crisp exterior crumbles into a soft, airy interior that’s the result of some serious baking expertise. There’s a delicate touch of sweetness from the dough, beautifully balanced by the richness of the butter. Each bite feels like a warm hug for your taste buds, and you can’t help but appreciate the professional baking techniques that go into creating such a mouthwatering masterpiece.

Then, the Danish pastries are all about the perfect mix of flavour and texture. The flaky layers hold a delightful surprise inside, from sweet fruit compotes to velvety custards. It’s like a party in your mouth, and it pairs perfectly with your cup of choice. These pastries are a fine example of culinary artistry at its best, showing off the culinary and cookery skills of our superstar chefs. They’re crafted with love, and every bite is a testament to the balance of taste and texture that makes them unforgettable.

So, when you take that first bite, it’s not just about eating; it’s about celebrating the art of cooking and pastries. You’ll taste the dedication and training that our culinary superstars have put into perfecting their craft. It’s a relaxed and delicious morning with our fantastic culinary team, and you’ll walk away with a newfound appreciation for the simple, delightful pleasures that food brings into our lives. 

Evolution Hospitality trainers and staff were invited to this fantastic brunch event, and they couldn’t be happier to share this culinary delight with you. From the moment you walk through the door, you’ll be greeted with warm smiles and a sense of genuine hospitality that’s become the hallmark of Evolution’s kitchen.

Our team of culinary superheroes who’ve mastered the art of baking and cookery, honed their craft through dedicated chef training in Kitchen Management and Patisserie, and their pastries are nothing short of exquisite. This brunch savours the fruits of their culinary training, showcasing the creativity and precision that go into every dish. It’s not just about eating; it’s about celebrating the art of food.

Hospitality Workshop – Off to a Great Start

It’s another vibrant day at Evolution Hospitality Institute in the heart of Sydney CBD. The future of hospitality is taking shape as students get a taste of hospitality management and customer service at an exciting hospitality workshop, as a start of becoming hospitality professionals. These enthusiastic individuals are mastering the art of food and beverage service, fine-tuning their table-setting skills, and perfecting the art of warm customer greetings. This hands-on experience not only nurtures them but also instils essential skills in hospitality and kitchen management, setting the stage for a promising career in the world of hospitality. Sydney’s hospitality industry is about to welcome a new wave of talent ready to serve up excellence.

Gulen: Alumni with an Inspiring Turkish Food Truck!

In this captivating culinary journey, Gulen and KEKIK’s story unfolds from her childhood, where she inherited her passion for cooking from her mother. Growing up in the kitchen, she honed her skills and cherished memories of her first attempt in cookery – a spinach and feta pastry. Inspired by her Turkish roots, where olive oil, fresh vegetables, seafood, and flavorful meats are staples, she embarked on a quest to master the art of Turkish cuisine, steeped in history and influenced by various cultures. Her journey led her to Sydney, Australia, where she pursued formal training in commercial cookery and hospitality management with Evolution Hospitality Institute, eventually becoming a skilled professional chef. Today, she delights in sharing the authentic tastes of Turkey from her food van at Port Macquarie, using her mother’s cherished recipes to craft delicious homemade meals. Make sure to check out KEKIK, when you stroll through the beautiful Port Macquarie, savouring the rich flavours and traditions of Turkish cuisine as she brings her passion to life through every dish.

Student Orientation – Welcome to the Final Term of 2023!

With a warm and informative orientation, we wholeheartedly welcomed our hospitality and culinary students for the October 2023 intake at Evolution Hospitality Institute, located in the heart of Sydney, Australia. These eager students are on the cusp of embarking on their exciting journey into the world of hospitality. At the orientation, students are informed about Evolution’s classroom and kitchen facilities, how to access their student accounts and everything about student services. They’ve had the opportunity to delve deeper into the intricacies of hospitality management, kitchen management, patisseries, and all culinary arts, setting the stage for a promising career. As they step into our classrooms and kitchens, we’re brimming with anticipation to witness the magic they’ll create in the world of hospitality, both in class and behind the scenes. It’s a thrilling time, and we can’t wait to see these aspiring professionals bring their passion and skills to life.

Student Excursion – Spice Temple and ICC

Evolution Hospitality Institute’s Kitchen Management students in Sydney, Australia recently embarked on a delectable voyage, relishing a splendid assortment of culinary marvels. From a sumptuous feast at the hottest hospitality spot in Sydney – Spice Temple to a captivating exploration of the finest cookery offerings at Fine Food Australia 2023, hosted at the ICC, this gastronomic adventure was truly extraordinary. The alluring cooking techniques, aromas, and flavours at Spice Temple left our kitchen management superstars’ taste buds dancing, while the expo at Fine Food Australia 2023 introduced them to a world of innovative hospitality and kitchen management trends and epicurean pleasures.

Student Excursion – Fine Food Australia 2023

Our exchange students embarked on an exhilarating culinary journey at Fine Food Australia 2023, hosted at ICC Sydney. This annual event served as the gateway to Australia’s food industry, bringing together suppliers, innovators, and industry trends under one roof. Our students seized the chance to meet suppliers face-to-face, forging connections that transcended the digital realm. They also immersed themselves in insightful sessions led by industry experts, gaining invaluable knowledge about the latest market trends. Throughout the day, their cameras captured the essence of this culinary adventure, creating lasting memories. This excursion was a vivid reminder of the power of hands-on experience and ignited their passion for the culinary arts, leaving an indelible mark on their journey.

Evolution Masters 2023: Celebrating Culinary Excellence Down Under!

Greetings, passionate foodies and culinary connoisseurs! The Evolution Masters 2023 culinary competition has drawn to an exciting close, leaving us with hearts full of joy and tables brimming with scrumptious delicacies. As we savour this incredible journey, one thing radiates brighter than the most tantalising dishes – your radiant smiles!

Now, it’s time to introduce the extraordinary winners and participants of Evolution Masters 2023, individuals who have etched their names into the annals of Australian culinary excellence.

Beginner Challenge
1st Place: Maria Fretes
2nd Place: Billy Kesek
3rd Place: Sanjaya Parajuli
Special Mentions: Ana Carolina Cardoso Moreira, Luiza Vitoria Moreira Da Rocha
Participants: Alvaro Leonardo Gaviria Bermudez, Amarbayasgalan Enkhbat, Ken Yoshida, Naranchimeg Bolisoli, Nicolas Andre, Rodrigo Mendez, Sarha Leon, Ankhbayar Usukhsaikhan, Chippy Palma

Commercial Cookery Culinary Challenge
1st Place: Juan Sebastian Montoya
2nd Place: Alex Junqueira
3rd Place: Megawati Thang
Special Mentions: Nicholaih Axle Togas, Pasquale Nuara
Participants: Amanda Garrett, Amartuvshin Sandagsuren, Beatriz Juliana Caye Rossi, Lucas Zimmer Dos Santos, Luhllier Guevarra, Marni Pangilinan, Nina Erpe, Sheilla Setiady, Yang Hua Ruan, Bikash Chaudhary

Patisserie Culinary Challenge
1st Place: Pitchsinee Jaritngam
2nd Place: Andres Abdor
3rd Place: Thaila Barradas
Special Mentions: Da Heui Kim, Tran Bao Vy Nguyen
Participants: Daiane Esperidiao Moreira dos Anjos, Hee Joo Seo, Jenifer Gama Olarte, Katrina Cua, Luciana Rocha, Nishant Dabb, Thuy Ton, Weny Mellenia, Ximena Núñez, Era Millenia, Ning Gao

Barista Challenge
1st Place: Trong Thien Tran
2nd Place: Samir Subedi
3rd Place: Nur Fadli
Participants: Avishek Raut, Jeevan Nepali, Kevin Salim, Khulan Jargalsaikhan, Thi Ngoc Pham, Ha Anh Vu, Natthakarn Maleeratana

Blind Tasting Challenge
1st Place: Hao Cheng Gong
2nd Place: Gabriela Ferreira De Souza
3rd Place: Susil Bhandari
Participants: Kaira Jeen, Pangilinan, Munkhtulga Nyamsaikhan, Peerapol Chaimeesuk, Shuo Wang

We’re bursting with pride for our culinary superstars! Keep those aprons on and the flames alive in your kitchens!

Student Excursion – Sydney Fish Market

In a quest to uncover the heart of Australian cuisine, our Culinary Superstars embarked on an unforgettable journey to the seafood paradise that is the Fish Market. As they ventured through the bustling aisles of this vibrant marketplace, they discovered the essence of Australia’s culinary identity—the bountiful world of seafood. Amidst the shimmering array of fish and crustaceans, our students embraced the opportunity to not just taste but also understand the rich tapestry of flavours that the country has to offer. This expedition was a deep dive into the culture and tradition of Australian seafood, leaving our Culinary Superstars with a newfound appreciation for the treasures of the ocean and an enriched culinary palate that will undoubtedly shape their culinary journeys.

Mega – Evolution’s Silver Medalist Student Cook

Amidst the sizzling excitement and jubilation, we raise a toast to our exceptional student, Mega, who has set the culinary stage ablaze with her remarkable triumph – an awe-inspiring silver medal in the prestigious 2023 NSW Metro Cook Off at the Nestle Golden Chef competition. Bursting with pride, we celebrate Mega’s culinary prowess and the relentless dedication that led her to this outstanding achievement. May her flavor some journey ignite the sparks of ambition within you, inspiring your very own culinary dreams. A resounding congratulations to this culinary conqueror!