New York-based New Zealand chef Matt Lambert has been named Best Ōra King Ambassador International for the third year in a row. Born and raised in Auckland, Lambert worked alongside Michael Meredith at The Grove before relocating to the U.S and founding his Michelin starred restaurant The Musket Room.

“Matt is always keen to work with Ōra King. It is no secret he is proud of his Kiwi roots and loves showcasing produce from his homeland,” said Ōra King spokesperson Jemma McCowan.

The third annual Ōra King Awards (The Ōra’s) recognise outstanding contributions from chefs working with Ōra King – New Zealand King Salmon’s premium foodservice brand produced exclusively for fine dining restaurants in New Zealand and offshore. New Zealand and offshore.