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Oliver Shaul Scholarship

The Oliver Shaul Scholarship provides an opportunity for a TAFE NSW Commercial Cookery graduate or final year student to train overseas in a restaurant or hotel kitchen of first class international reputation for a period of at least three months. Join previous scholarship recipients who have trained in London’s Michelin-starred The Five Fields and The Savoy, San Francisco’s Chez Panisse and Coi and Michelin-starred Relæ in Copenhagen.

Applications close Friday 24 May 2019

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About Oliver C Shaul

Starting as an apprentice pastry cook in Switzerland in 1936, Oliver Shaul had a long and distinguished career in the hospitality industry. His achievements include designing the first food court in Australia, growing the Federal Hotel in Melbourne to become the first publicly listed hospitality organisation in Australia, establishing the Travelodge hotel chain, opening the Summit Restaurant in Sydney’s CBD, and establishing and running the catering in the Sydney Opera House.

After such an exhaustive and exemplary career, in 1990 Oliver Shaul was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for services to the hospitality industry.

Oliver Shaul also had a long association with TAFE NSW and a deep commitment to training. In 1988, he established the TAFE NSW Bicentenary Oliver Shaul Scholarship Fund, to provide an annual scholarship to the most meritorious student in their final year of a TAFE NSW Commercial Cookery trade course.

This prestigious scholarship provides the winner with the opportunity to broaden their education and strive for excellence in their profession.