Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Highpoint has launched its fresh food market with a feast of free entertainment!

On Thursday 18 October, Highpoint Shopping Centre centre unveiled the much-anticipated first stage of its $300 million development: the launch of it’s new Fresh Food Market and Eco Mall.
Highpoint has been celebrating the launch with a week packed full of foodie entertainment including cooking demonstrations with renowned Melbourne chefs, food tours introducing Highpoint customers to the array of new retailers, foodie sample bags and lots of family entertainment. The celebrations continue until Wednesday, the 31st of October - so be quick!

EVENT:         Launch of Highpoint’s new Fresh Food Market & Eco Mall

WHAT:         Free cooking demonstrations, giveaways and family entertainment

WHERE:       Level 2, Fresh Food Market, Highpoint Shopping Centre

WHEN:         Until Wednesday, the 31st of October
J and I headed down to Highpoint to hunt down the ingredients we needed for our early Christmas celebration.
Highpoint Fruit & Vegetable Market

The Fresh Food Market includes a very large Woolworths and 15 speciality fresh food retailers including Highpoint Fruit and Vegetable Market, Melbourne Fresh Meats, Fish Pier, Yahweh Asian Grocery, Yes It’s Fresh Deli, Tasti D-Lite and more.
Apart from all the fresh produce and foodie delights, there is also a new Eco Mall that opened in conjunction with the fresh food precinct that features a range of children’s wear, services and general merchandise retailers including PharmaSave Pharmacy, Purebaby, Ollie’s Place, Chef King and Daiso.
J and I easily found everything we needed- from free range eggs at Yes It's Fresh Deli to Meredith Goats Cheese from Go Vita.
Our star ingredient, a 7.5kg turkey came from Melbourne Fresh Meats.
Melbourne Fresh Meats

After ticking all the items off our ingredients list, we had a relaxing coffee at Jasper (also located in the Fresh Food Market).

And we were ready to start cooking!

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