Be part of the Pastore story.

On Friday November 1st, Chef Restaurateur ​Scott Pickett​ opened the doors to ​Pastore​: an Italian-inspired all-day dining venue welcoming guests for all occasions. Located at Hotel Chadstone, Pastore—the Italian word for ‘shepherd’—will honour the area’s heritage once rich with pasture and orchards.

From small plates to full tasting experiences, the menu by Pickett and Pastore Head Chef Mirco Speri draws focus on woodfire-fuelled cooking and handmade pasta; showcasing Italian cuisine through contemporary Australian references.




feta, olive ascolane  10
mortadella and fontina panino  2 for 12
great ocean road duck prosciutto, davidson plum  2 for 10
salumi misti, giardiniera  26

wood roasted peppers, caprino, aged balsamic   20
spencer gulf king prawns, nduja, fermented tomato 2 for 22
yellowfin tuna crudo, borlotti beans, bonito cream 28
john hobsons asparagus, stracciatella, cured egg yolk   24
paroo kangaroo, caponata, macadamia, saltbush   26

david blackmores wagyu lasagne   34
pici, tuscan sausage ragu, ricotta salata   32
saffron mafaldine, spanner crab, wild garlic   37
ricotta gnudi, broad beans, warrigal greens   27

veal cotoletta, napoli, mozzarella, basil   45
market fish of the day, pastore peperonata  44
burrata, broad beans, pea, aged balsamic   28
spring lamb rump, charred leek, sheep milk yoghurt   35
humpty doo barramundi, fennel, burnt orange   37


250 gram otway ranges grass fed eye fillet   48
400 gram black angus grass fed rib of beef   54
250 gram sher wagyu grain fed porterhouse   70
1.2 kilo dry aged bistecca fiorentina   120
black cabbage, cannellini, guanciale
each served with a choice of; salsa verde, red wine sauce, horseradish, house made mustard or caper & rosemary butter

wood roasted royal blue potatoes   12
spring green salad   14
grilled baby carrots, basil pesto   12
charred broccolini aglio e olio   12

a taste of Pastore
a selection of snacks & 3 course menu 79pp

click here for our dessert & after dinner drinks menu

wine, cocktails or beer – you’ll find the perfect pairing to every dish
click here for the full drinks list


Marriage of Flavours — by Scott Pickett

Marriage of Flavours explores the union of contrasting and complementary flavours, which has driven Scott’s way of cooking since the early days of his career. Discover the brilliant combinations and innovative recipes for yourself today.


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Hotel Chadstone Melbourne, MGallery by Sofitel

Extend your Pastore dining experience with a stay at Hotel Chadstone Melbourne, MGallery by Sofitel. Located directly adjacent to Pastore, Hotel Chadstone is a Melbourne’s newest luxury hotel and connected to the world-class shopping, dining, lifestyle and entertainment destination – Chadstone – The Fashion Capital.


Scott here…

I’d love to share my journey with you. My passion for great produce began early and it’s formed the foundation of what I’m about as a chef and restaurateur today. From my childhood in Kangarilla to my life-changing experiences in London, and now as a chef and restaurant owner in Melbourne, it’s been a wild ride.

More about Scott

1341 Dandenong Rd,
Chadstone VIC 3148

Opening hours:


Currently closed for lunch. Private group bookings by prior arrangement.

Monday to Saturday, 6pm-8pm
Sunday – closed

Monday to Saturday, 6pm-late
Sunday – closed

T (03) 9108 3350  E




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