Ross O'Meara has been a chef for over thirty years, and has lived in the US, UK, France, Asia and all over Australia. After several years pig farming on Tasmania's Bruny Island, he relocated to Mansfield, in north-east Victoria, with his wife and three children, to have access to hunting all year round. He is sought out by chefs and hunters across the country as a leading source of local knowledge in the field of game meat harvesting. Ross is also known as one of three hosts of the long-running SBS television series Gourmet Farmer with Matthew Evans and Nick Haddow. Ross has appeared on several series, as well as being co-author of two cookbooks with Evans and Haddow: The Gourmet Farmer Deli Book and The Gourmet Farmer Goes Fishing.