Geoff Scott Ora King Awards Judge 2016

Geoff Scott, Ora King Awards Judges judge 2016

NZ chef entries are now closed for the #OraKingAwards. We have selected our 10 semi finalists and handed the reigns over to our external independent judges. We are excited to have Chef and restaurateur Geoff Scott join Anna King Shahab in tasting and judging the semi finalists. Between Geoff & Anna, they will determine the overall…[Read more]

Helen Flanagan – Ora King Awards judge, Queensland

Helen Flanagan Ora King Awards judge

  The vibrant food culture, sophisticated charm and magnetism of a subtropical paradise, inveigled former Sydney-sider Helen Flanagan’s manic corporate communications’ world two decades ago, and flipped it on its side. The seaside. The Noosaphile and proud Queenslander abides by the motto Live Laugh Laugh, has an instinctive understanding about the joys of travel, the…[Read more]

Ora King Next Generation: Clement Mathon

Clement Mathon, Ora King Next Generation Mentoring Programme

  Clement Mathon or ‘Clem’, currently lives and works in Queenstown. He is a chef working under Ben Batterbury at True South Dining at The Rees luxury apartments. Clem applied for a place on the inaugural Ora King Next Generation Mentoring Programme earlier this year. Clem’s application intrigued us at Ora King HQ – he’s…[Read more]

Mat McLean’s simple Ora King salmon dishes

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Chef/Owner of  Palate restaurant in Hamilton Mat McLean ran a series of BBQ cooking classes for his customers throughout the month of April. Mat teamed up with us at Ora King salmon, Silver Fern Farms and Hamilton boutique brewer Good George to create impressive, yet easy to replicate dishes. He demonstrated the dishes at the class along…[Read more]