Just days after leaving the MasterChef kitchen in 2015, Rose Adam had set her sights on opening a family-run cafe. Six weeks later, Rose had found a space in Adelaide's Melrose Park and the doors to The Middle Store were opened.
"I still can't believe it," she says of the cafe which champions home-style Middle Eastern food. The dishes on offer are simple but rich in flavour, and the atmosphere is relaxed and friendly.
Rose's time on MasterChef season seven had a huge impact on her life and ambitions. She credits the eight consecutive Elimination Challenges she faced on the show with instilling in her the confidence and resilience she has today.
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