Damian Griffiths opens Chester Street Kitchen in Newstead
Taking over the space where Greek pie shop Spanakopita dwelled in Newstead, hotelier and foodie Damian Griffiths has created Chester Street Kitchen – a neighbourhood cafe serving up rustic, home-style food. With an air of a gourmet bakery, Chester Street Kitchen offers breakfast provisions like Granola with Yoghurt and Compote and All Press coffee, with lunchtime taste-pleasers of Beef and Vintage Ale Pies, Spiced Pork Quiche and fresh salads like Chickpea, Pumpkin and Eggplant with Dukkah Dressing gracing the cabinet.
Atop the counter a bread board brims with friands, banana bread, croissants and muffins, while deliciously decadent macarons satisfy afternoon tea cravings. In time, Chester Street Kitchen will also bake its own fresh sourdough and stock homemade jams and relishes, sticking to its ethos that everything is made from scratch in-house with locally sourced produce.
Pastry chef Kirsty Mundt has joined the team, returning to Brisbane after working in Adriano Zumbo’s kitchen in Sydney. Preserving the Greek thread crafted by the previous tenants, Kirsty is joined by Kathy from the original Spanakopita kitchen, with Chester Street Kitchen continuing to serve up the traditional spinach pies and sweet treats created from family recipes. Head chef at soon-to-open Alfred & Constance Dave Lindsay, along with Mathias Anderson, will craft the salads and savoury offerings, with Chester Street Kitchen set to supply gourmet treats to Damian’s Limes Hotel and Alfred & Constance.
Chester Street Kitchen
32A Chester Street, Newstead
Ph: 07 3852 4130
Open: Seven days 7:00 am to 4:00 pm
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