SBMM Maritime Tastings
Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, California
What: Enjoy presentations by Fishermen and Scientists, as well as tastings by local Chefs.
When: Wednesdays, October 16, and 23, 2013 Time: 7 pm
Why: To celebrate local seafood, fishermen and local chefs
Cost: $20 (members), $30 (non-members)
RSVP: (805) 962-8404 x115
The museum will be hosting two more nights of fresh seafood presentations and cooking demonstrations during the month of October. Local fishermen and seafood producers will give a short presentation on how they harvest fresh seafood, followed by a presentation by scientists/experts on the catch, and a demonstration by local chefs on how to prepare each item.
Uni will be featured on October 16th, with presentations by local uni diver Bill Hooten; marine biologist Dr. Pauline Yu of UCSB’s Hofmann Laboratory; and Chef Michael Hutchings of Michael's Catering in Santa Barbara.
Mussels will be featured on October 23rd, with presentations by local mariculturalists Bernard Friedman of Santa Barbara Mariculture and Doug Bush of Cultured Abalone; marine biologists Dr. Gretchen Hofmann and Dr. Morgan Kelly of UCSB’s Hofmann Laboratory; and once again, Chef Michael Hutchings of Michael’s Catering.
Each presentation will also feature tastings from local wineries and businesses. Guest appearances will be made by SBMM’s partner organizations, the Ty Warner Sea Center and Community Seafood, to discuss sustainable seafood events and efforts. Tickets are $20 for Santa Barbara Maritime Museum and American Institute of Wine and Food members, and $30 for non-members. For ticket information please contact the Museum Store at (805) 962-8404 x115.
This series is being held in collaboration with the American Institute of Wine and Seafood and the Ty Warner Sea Center, and these events are part of Visit Santa Barbara’s Epicure promotion.
The 7,825 square-foot Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, located at the Santa Barbara Harbor, opened to the public in July 2000. Today, the museum is a vital part of the community, offering educational programs, interactive displays, and both temporary and permanent exhibits, attracting thousands of visitors each year. To date, more than 81,000 schoolchildren from 140 area schools have participated in the Maritime Museum’s educational programs.
The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum is located at 113 Harbor Way, Suite 190, Santa Barbara, California 93109 or sbmm.org.
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