Chilean-born Norka Mella Munoz is one of four chefs announced as 2020 ambassador chefs for Beef & Lamb NZ.
They will help drive innovation and creativity within the food service sector.
Rural Exchange spoke to Norka about her role as head chef at the Mangapapa Hotel in Havelock North and some of her favourite recipes.
Watch the video to hear the interview.
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