Community

We’ve built Australia’s largest community of food, beverage and hospitality companies, to drive the success of our members, our industry and the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Our Members

Our Partners

The Team

Michael Bascetta

Founder & CEO

Michael is a hospitality professional with over a decade of experience in the industry. He trained at Attica and is now co-owner of the award-winning Bar Liberty (Fitzroy) and Capitano (Carlton). He is also co-founder of Grow Assembly, an annual hospitality community event.

Roscoe Power

Founder & Director

Roscoe has a diverse background across large scale property, construction and hospitality projects. Having been mentored by some of Australia's most innovative and successful CEO's, he is incredibly passionate about utilising the power of collaboration personal and professional growth.

Orlando Marzo

Beverage Director

Orlando is the 2018 World Class Global Bartender of the Year. Trained in some of the world’s best bars in Europe and the UK, Orlando moved to Australia in 2013. After working at Eau-de-Vie, Orlando’s skill, passion and attitude drew the attention of Lûmé.

Sophie Nguyen

Community Manager

Sophie is Worksmith’s project and campaign manager, and event coordinator with a specialisation in advertising and media. She brings excellent hospitality industry know-how to her role – thanks to her previous job at the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.

Daisy Slade

Digital Marketing & Communications Manager

Daisy comes from a near-decade in people-focused industries in Australia and the UK, but an eternal love of eating and drinking has her settled in a career that revolves around food and beverage. Daisy joins Worksmith from Shannon Bennett's Vue Group.

Rob Weston

Operations Manager

Rob is a social entrepreneur at heart, working with visionaries who like to reinvent the status quo. Holding a PhD in Behavioral Neuroscience and MBA, he brings project management, investment analysis and product development experience from the health, education and financial services sectors.
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