FOOD­IES IN TOWN TAKEOVER

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SHANNON Martinez is moov­ing to the coun­try.

The co-owner and chef at Fitzroy’s Smith and Daugh­ters restau­rant is head­ing to Jin­di­vick in Gipp­s­land as part of a con­tin­gent of city chefs and restau­ra­teurs who will join lo­cal culi­nary stars to trans­form this tiny dairy farming town into a food lover’s haven in March.

As part of the 2019 Mel­bourne Food and Wine Fes­ti­val, The Vil­lage Feast will take over the town for one day, with Martinez staffing the green­gro­cers, Ale­jan­dro Sar­avia (Pas­tuso) at the butcher’s, Vic­tor Liong (Lee Ho Fook) run­ning the Chi­nese restau­rant and Matt Mo­ran han­dling the pans in the lo­cal cafe.

Pic­ture: JAMES MOR­GAN

Shannon Martinez will swap Fitzroy for coun­try life in March.

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