Discover Town Tonic's Salmon Supplier- Ora King

“When aspiring to exceptional culinary standards, Ora King Salmon is the first and only choice for discerning chefs around the world”.

Town Tonic is dedicated to delivering outstanding quality and committed to working with local New Zealand suppliers and growers. If you have ever had one of chef Jamie Bennett’s exquisite salmon dishes, it will come as no surprise that their salmon supplier Ora King, is one of the country’s top suppliers.

Based in the Marlborough Sounds, Ora King’s breeding program has seen twenty years of genetic expertise and sustainable practices, create eight generations of King Salmon. The pure and isolated waters of the Sounds enable them to raise Ora King Salmon in a natural and wholesome manner. When the salmon reach 4kg, they are ready to harvest. Their commitment to humane harvesting techniques ensure the process is quick, effective and stress-free. The high oil content present in the Ora King breed can be seen in the striking marbled fat lines within the bright orange flesh.

Town Tonic have partnered with Ora King for several years now, and Jamie has incorporated salmon into the menu through a variety of dishes. Constantly spicing the menu up to keep it creative, fresh, and exciting, Jamie will keep you guessing as to how he will pair new ingredients with favourite flavours. To view the current menu (and find out what salmon dish you can try!) head to:



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