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Why Italian food hall brand Mercato Centrale is expanding to Australia

Premium Italian food hall Mercato Centrale is set to open its first location outside of Italy with the launch of a new, 3000sqm grocery store and restaurant in Australia later this year. Occupying three floors in the historic McPherson’s Building at 546 Collins Street in the Melbourne CBD, Mercato Centrale will offer gourmet groceries from over 20 artisans and makers, eat-in dining and a public space for people to meet, work and attend social and cultural events.  There will be a butcher, fis