OVATION LAMB IS Raised, selected and specially prepared for discerning chefs.
Raised as nature intended on a 100% Grass Fed diet in an unpolluted environment of open pastures, clean air, pure water and abundant sunshine.
Conveniently portioned, sized, trimmed and packaged with no waste.
The product range can be relied on for its premium quality, consistency and value. The trim, sizing and portion weights are always the same enabling the same cooking times, plate coverage and margins; and there’s no waste. With an assured 52 week supply, chefs can trust Ovation Chef-Ready lamb to deliver the best tenderness, flavour, economics and value.
100% Grass Fed for life
No added hormones
No genetically engineered feed
No artificial ingredients
Natural food made the natural way
The range of Ovation Chef-Ready lamb is extensive and provides chefs with a wide range of menu and cuisine options. Known for its subtle yet delicate flavour our lamb has the versatility to suit recipes for all seasons, lifestyles, cultural and nutritional needs.
Ovation Chef-Ready Butcher
Reuben has been a butcher for 26 years and today owns and manages his own busy retail shop in Auckland.
As well as being previously crowned NZ’s Butcher of Year Reuben has won numerous other awards over several years including 6 golds in various NZ Sausage competitions and another gold for the ‘NZ Ham of the year’.
Reuben is also a NZ representative ‘Sharp Black’ which is a select group of our finest butchers participating in global competitions for this skilled trade. Having also been a regular judge at the NZ Young Butchers competition, Rueben has judged at the World Young Butchers Completion in Ireland. Active in the promotion of the trade Reuben is on the board of Retail Meat New Zealand and at Ovation we are proud to have his services.
Ovation Chef-Ready Ambassador
For Shaun cooking has being a passion since he was young, and when he graduated in 1996 as the top student in Advanced Catering he was awarded the Chris Parnell Memorial Trophy.
Since then Shaun perfected his trade working in many top-end restaurants in Australia and NZ before being approached by Logan Brown Restaurant owners, to join their restaurant as Head Chef.
In 2008 he became a business partner in the restaurant which then won the coveted Cuisine Magazine Restaurant of the Year Award.
Along with his Logan Brown partner he has opened another restaurant, Grill Meats Beer, and also become the executive Chef of Bellamy’s being the restaurant within NZ’s Parliament buildings. He has also been appointed consultant chef to Te Papa, National Museum of New Zealand. Outside of his restaurant and Ovation responsibilities Shaun is also a Lifetime Beef & Lamb NZ Platinum Ambassador.