From Humble Beginnings
In 1956, a young 13-year-old Eusebio Marcocci and three of his older brothers departed their family in war-torn Abruzzo in Italy to find a new home in Australia.
In 1960 Eusebio opened his first butcher shop University Meat in Carlton. He looked after his customers and business thrived, expanding to 49 retail butcher shops throughout Victoria.
Country Cooked is a bespoke cooked protein specialist, with the unique ability to produce protein-based products (meats & plant based) in both sous vide and oven roasting methods. We have the capability to products that are whole, sliced, diced, pulled ect. Our focus is to work closely with customers to build long standing relationship and provider quality cooked products which inspire creativity.
We offer a base range of products such as pulled pork, whole chicken breast or roast meats, to great flavoured proteins like char siu, teriyaki, bulgogi, butter chicken. One of our key strengths is bespoke products using your recipes or working in with our Innovation team to create a masterpiece.
Our continuous investment in the latest product equipment and people allow us to be valued partner in creating bespoke products. We encourage to test new ideas and formulations, our pilot innovation program allows us to identify consumer trends, develop, refine to implement new products on a larger scale. We look forward to partner together on your food journey on a bespoke product or taking advantage of an already established product.
No one knows foodservice channels like the specialists at Country Cooked. Lean on our extensive experience to help you deliver the products your customers are looking for and differentiate your menu offering. We are proud to be able to service hotels, restaurants, café’s, catering, clubs, hospitals, aged care facilities, schools etc
Pre-cooked Key Benefits
Labour cost savings
Reduction in food wastage
Consistent of product quality
Less cooking skill required
Minimise food health and safety risks
Exclusive to Costco We have two established brands Mae’s Asian Kitchen which captures the authentic flavours of Asia and The Standard Meat Company’s delicious American Honey Pork Ribs. Our products are marinated and slow cooked in a sous vide style to retain tenderness, while providing a flavour punch. Conveniently available at Costco in 1kg packs, which is perfect for family meals as well as entertaining.
Introducing Epic Eats a delicious range of slow cooked sous vide meats. Created for the busy home chef and inspired by cuisines from around the world, you will have your next meal ready in minutes.
Now available at participating IGA & Foodworks stores.