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Martin Gillespie



(08) 9417 5544

(08) 9417 5544

0412 684 995

22 Gwilliam Drive
Bibra Lake WA 6163

Want a function venue that is easy to get to and away from the noise of the city and suburbs? Then why not book the Retro Chef Function Centre. Many of you may not know it, but Martin Gillespie now has his own Function Centre at Bibra Lake, 10 minutes from Fremantle and 15 minutes from the Perth CBD. Conveniently nestled in the heart of the West Australian Bush (next door to Adventure World), amongst some of Perth's most striking gardens and over looking Bibra Lake. The Retro Chef Function Centre boasts a modern and flexible atmosphere for hosting your wedding, Birthdays, Sun downers or corporate events.

Xmas Seafood Salad

Recipe by Martin Gillespie Retro Chef
Retro Chef Function Centre and Melville Central Fresh Food

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 6 minutes
Serves:  4 to 6 people


500gm fresh fish fillets dried with kitchen paper (suggest Swordfish)
3 tbsp seafood seasoning
4 tbsp Dandaragan olive oil for cooking the fish
¼ your favorite salad dressing
Mixed Salad from ‘Limes’ of Melville
6-roma-tomatoes cut into wedges
4 x boiled eggs cut in quarters
250gm feta cheese crumbled
1 firm mango cut into thin slices
2 avocado cut into thin slices
Croutons as garnish
Lemon wedges


To cook the fish first. Dust the fish liberally in seafood seasoning.  Pre heat a non stick pan with a little oil. Fry the seasoned fish, seasoning down, for 3 minutes and then turn and fry 1-minute on the next. Allow 2 minutes for ‘resting the fish’ before serving as a portion or alternaley breaking into pieces to be scattered over the salad..

For the salad toss about ¼ cup of salad dressing in to a large salad bowl, Add in the pre-made salad mixture from Limes of Melville. Add the wedged tomato and feta cheese, and toss well. Scatter the salad on a large serving platter garnish with mango, avocado, fish pieces, garlic crouton and lemon wedges.

Retro Chef Function Centre
22 Gwilliam Drive
Bibra Lake 9417 5544

Wine match – Oakover Verdelho

Swan Valley, it’s what the valley does best. (Verdelho that is) This delicious wine is fruity, but not sweet (late picked Verdelho is sweet).
This magnificent Oakover Verdelho is not late picked. These wines can be purchased from their cellar door in the Swan Valley. Ask your local independent liquor store for Oakover Wines - i.e. Liquor Barons, Western Cellars & Thirsty Camel...
Priced around $13 per bottle.