Bite into a Sustainable Future at Aquarium’s Seafood Day
2010-03-03 · By Editor
How can you eat healthier, enjoy decadent meals, and be environmentally friendly, all in one bite? At the Aquarium of the Pacific’s 6th Annual Sustainable Seafood Day, you can have your crab cakes, and eat them too!
On Saturday, March 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., guests are invited to enjoy cooking demonstrations by top chefs, sample delicacies ranging from cabernet dusted escolar to fresh caught wild pacific albacore, and leave with a plethora of recipes and culinary tips.
Sustainable Seafood Day cooking demonstrations will take place throughout the day by local restaurants. The schedule of chefs begins at 10:15 a.m.
- 10:15 a.m. Primal Alchemy
- 10:50 a.m. McKenna’s on the Bay
- 11:00 a.m. Choosing and Cooking Sustainable Seafood with Seafood for the Future
- 11:30 a.m. Renaissance Hotel
- 12:10 p.m. King’s Seafood
- 1:00 p.m. Savor…
- 1:45 p.m. Kavikas
- 2:30 p.m. Delius Restaurant
- 3:10 p.m. Haven Gastro Pub
- 4:00 p.m. Seafood for the Future
- 4:30 p.m. Parker’s Lighthouse
Sustainable Seafood Day will also feature booths by sustainable seafood organizations, where guests can discover what makes some fish choices, fishing practices, and farming techniques more healthy for the oceans than others.
The sustainable food festival and cooking demonstration is free to Aquarium members and included with general admission for the public. Admission: $23.95 adult (12+), $20.95 senior (62+), and $11.95 child (3-11).
The Aquarium is located at 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802. For more information about Sustainable Seafood Day, call (562) 590-3100 or go online to www.aquariumofpacific.org.
The Aquarium of the Pacific is a leader in sustainable practices for public attractions. It was the first among museums, zoos, and aquariums in the nation to register its greenhouse gases and ha made a commitment to grow without increasing its carbon footprint. In 2009 the Aquarium was awarded the Super Nova Star Award by the Alliance to Save Energy for being the nation’s most energy-efficient business with revenues under $50 million.