Zero carbon Lebanese venue to open in Melbourne

A new off-grid, zero-carbon kitchen will dish up Lebanese streetfood when it launches in Melbourne’s Federation Square this spring. Son-in-law and mother-in-law Ben Armstrong and Therese Helou are behind the concept, with Armstrong bringing the drive to revolutionise fast food with sustainable solutions and Helou the southern-Lebanese recipes. A 100 percent renewable-run venue, atiyah, will dish up traditional recipes based on manakish, a streetfood with


One Giant, Environmental Leap for Hospitality

Many Australian restaurants and cafes admirably reduce their environmental footprint by minimising waste, but until atiyah, none have been officially recognised by Climate Active as being a 100 per cent, carbon-neutral business.  Opening on Federation Square in early November, atiyah Lebanese streetfood is both the first hospitality business and start-up in Australia to be certified as carbon neutral by Climate Active (Australian Government Department of


Two Boys Brew up a Reputation for doing things differently

Two years after founding Australia’s most unique kombucha, Two Boys Brew are once again leading the charge in partnership with atiyah by harnessing the world’s most sustainable and innovative keg system. Two Boys Brew isn’t like other kombucha brands. It uses botanicals and spices for flavour instead of fruit. It’s stocked in Melbourne’s most-loved restaurants and cafes, from Cutler & Co. and Donavan’s to Hannoi


Zero carbon off-grid kitchen to open late 2020 in an Australian first!

atiyah was created to lead the way in business globally and to set new standards in the restaurant industry for sustainable strategy. With a focus on delivering Zero Carbon emissions, atiyah is also committed to providing its customers with quality organic Lebanese streetfood at affordable pricing, while building a strong community. atiyah has selected Federation Square Melbourne as the site to launch its innovative approach to