Lure of Great Food; Couple Transform Clarence Seafoods

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Byline: RODNEY STEVENS rodney.stevens@dailyexaminer.com.au

CLARENCE River Seafoods has been transformed by owners Debbie and George Scaife to achieve their vision of giving people the best possible fresh local seafood and local produce.

As part of the revamp, the shop which adjoins the Maclean Clarence River Fishermen's Co-Op, but is independently owned and operated, is introducing new menu items and alcohol.

The interior of the shop has been freshened up and a large 36-seat deck provides customers with magnificent views of the mighty Clarence River.

aWe will be doing things like a hot and cold seafood basket, prawn skewers with a fresh garden salad and garlic prawns with saffron rice.a

Mrs Scaife said it was amazing to see months of preparation, research and development come to fruition.

aThe process of the renovations started almost two years ago when we bought the business because we always had in our minds what we wanted to do and how we were going to go about it. …