Ability Social

Ability Social is a revolution in long-term planning for community resilience and building sustainable circular economies on the foundations of education, employment and empowerment.

The program employs those with lived experience of food relief programs and hardship to gain skills, knowledge and long-term career pathways while cooking the thousands of meals donated back to their communities, friends and families.

The course is as much about employment in a commercial kitchen, as it is breaking the cycle and life ready skills for those from disadvantage as they learn financial literacy, the full-circle nature of food and other invaluable lessons throughout the course.

Ability Social is a 6-month industry-led practical and paid course, developed by some of Sydney’s leading chefs & restauranteurs designed to up-skill individuals who have been excluded from the job market and building community role models.

Working directly with the PlateitForward Founders and a dedicated Head Chef. Ability Social takes a long-term view on community issues designed to facilitate knowledge transfer from hospitality experts back to communities.

Our 2021 Graduates


2021 Graduate


2021 Graduate


2021 Graduate

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The food for your event will be cooked under the watchful eyes of some of Australia’s most talented chefs and our graduates from Ability Social and Colombo Social.

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