Graduates’ Restaurant


Graduates Restaurant is a fully equipped Trade Training Restaurant that is open to the public for dinner Wednesday and Thursday evenings during term 2 and 3.

Students from year 11 and 12 VET in schools hospitality programs study Certificate II/III in Hospitality or Certificate II in Kitchen Operations while learning and working at Graduates Restaurant.

Hospitality students participate in:

  • Front of House Management (waiter/waitress)
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol (VCGLR accredited training)
  • Barista skills
  • Processing of Financial Transactions
  • Customer Service


Kitchen Operations students undertake:

  • Stocks, sauces and soups
  • Appetisers and Salads
  • Vegetables, Fruit and Farinaceous dishes
  • Poultry dishes
  • Cookery skills
  • Cleaning and Hygiene


All classes whether theory or during restaurant service are conducted under the full support and guidance of our 3 qualified Chefs and Restaurant Manager.

Graduates has capacity to seat 65 guests and is a popular meeting place for community groups such as local Rotary clubs, school groups and church groups. If it’s a family gathering, small intimate dinner for 2 or our Christmas in June you are sure to have a welcome smile and leave with a full stomach at Graduates Restaurant.

Bookings are taken in advance and can be made by contacting 9767 4053 or emailing graduates@sjcdandenong.catholic.edu.au







At 5 Loaves Bakery and Patisserie you will always smell the amazing aroma of freshly cooked breads and other tasty treats.

Students enrolled in VET in school Certificate III in Patisserie program provide all bakery products to Graduates Restaurant as well as bake some amazing products that look and taste fantastic.