CHEF X Shannon Martinez

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019

A collaboration has been announced! As demand increases for more Vegan and Plant Based menu options, the CHEF team has partnered with Shannon Martinez; leading Vegan Chef in Australia.

Shannon is the Head Chef and owner of Smith and Daughters in Melbourne. Born and raised in Fitzroy; along with the fact she's a meat eater, she brings an excitement, passion and new techniques vegan cooking - something which is shaking up the Australian foodservice landscape. 

As one-third of Australians are now consuming a reduced meat or flexitarian diet, the foodservice industry will have to make changes to their menus. We're extremely excited that Shannon Martinez will be developing a series of delicious recipes utilising the new CHEF range of Vegan and Vegetarian Liquid Concentrates & Pastes. 

She's run with the bold and innovative flavours from this range, simplifying vegan cooking for chefs who are looking to up their Plant Based and Vegan menus to meet this growing demand.



Introducing the latest innovation in flavour concentrates...

Flavour sooo good, you’ll double check it’s vegan!

Our CHEF Liquid Concentrates & Signature Pastes can help expand your vegan and plant-based menu to capture this growing market. They are intense and rich flavour concentrates that can be added to any dish, at any stage in the creation.

CHEF Mushroom Liquid Concentrate

Made with shiitake and other forest mushrooms for a distinctive mushroom aroma and flavour.

•          Gluten Free, Vegetarian & Vegan

•          190ml bottle makes 6.3 L of prepared stock

CHEF Vegetable Liquid Concentrate

A fresh, well-balanced mirepoix base with herb notes for an authentic vegetable taste.

•          Gluten Free, Vegetarian & Vegan

•          200mL bottle makes 6.6 L of prepared stock

CHEF Demi-Glace Liquid Concentrate

A perfect base for brown sauces, with prominent red wine, tomato notes and rich aroma.

•          Gluten Free, Vegetarian & Vegan

•          200mL bottle makes 2L of prepared sauce

CHEF Black Garlic Paste 

Made with pre-fermented black garlic, this aromatic paste creates a sweet and umami rich flavour

•          Gluten Free, Vegan & Vegetarian

•          200mL bottle makes 6.6 L of prepared stock