Brunswick East bar and bottle store Bahama Gold has appointed its first head chef.
Jane Low joins the vinyl-centric venue after time at a few of Melbourne’s most lauded eating establishments together with The Lake Home and Neighbourhood Wine in addition to stints cooking in London.
Low’s debut menu is a end result of her latest travels throughout the Mediterranean in addition to her Malaysian heritage.
“I’m completely thrilled to be given this chance at Bahama Gold, the place I can draw from my childhood in Malaysia, expertise in London and what I’ve realized in Australia by working with native vegatables and fruits,” says the chef.
“The menu goes to be a considerably smaller providing … which can permit me the liberty to work extra organically with suppliers and use tremendous distinctive and seasonal produce.”
The chef is collaborating with Two Palms, who work alongside fishermen and fisheries, in addition to Pressure of Nature, who develop all the things from heirloom cucumbers to fennel pollen, chillies and specialty Italian veg together with Tardivo radicchio and pink rhubarb.
Whereas Low will change up the menu weekly, launch plates cowl steamed mussels with Chinese language pickled cucumnbers; lamb tartare and sambal schiacciata, which can see totally different toppings served on flatbread.
Bahama Gold is the third venue from Almay Jordaan and Simon Denman, who additionally run Neighbourhood Wine and Previous Palm Liquor.