All go for Gourmet to Go
AS YOU walk through the door of Gourmet to Go, the smell of pesto, Thai beef, salami and chorizo fills your nostrils.
And that is just from the fresh sandwiches, bagels and salads.
Clarence foodies now have a hot spot for oils, dressings, dipping sauces, cheeses, pates, salts and almost everything exotic to stock their pantry and fridge with.
Gourmet to Go business owner Fiona Guihot has been in the hospitality industry for 27 years and says she wanted people to have the option of shopping locally for their culinary needs.
“I was tired of having to go to Coffs to get good olive oil and all over the place looking for good cheese,” she said.
“I saw the need for a deli and small goods shop in Grafton so I went for it. I think that people should have the option of keeping their money local and supporting the Clarence economy.”
While her current range covers almost everything from T2 gourmet loose leaf teas, pasta and pasta sauces, A Bit on The Side chutneys and spreads, whole ducks, duckling legs and quails, Fiona hopes to branch out further.
“I have tried to get a little bit of everything, so I can suss out what people want,” she said.
“I hope to keep everything as local as I can and expand into cookbooks and other kitchen essentials.”
Fiona’s Gourmet to Go just opened in Shoppingworld’s The Link Arcade.