(May 13, 2016 , posted in Local News )

Fresh Fest
BC Shellfish & Seafood Festival
Friday, June 10, 2016 | 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM | Old House Hotel, Courtenay 

Join us for Fresh Fest - one of the signature events for the BC Shellfish & Seafood Festival that celebrates unique culinary seafood creations. The evening will showcase farm-raised seafood culinary tasting stations paired with B.C. VQA Wines.

While the chefs and seafood are the stars of Fresh Fest, Vancouver Island's talented Luke Blu Guthrie entertain the crowd with live music to round out the event and delight all your senses. 

Seafood Menu
Station 1
Ned Bell's famous Coho Salmon Mini Burger - served on a sesame brioche bun with fennel, lime and vanilla mayo
Station 2
B.C. Steelhead Gravlax cured with Vancouver Island sea salt - served on an ancient grain wood fired crostini with tequila and lime infused cream cheese and seasoned with local hazelnut oil and fresh pepper
Station 3
Cold Smoked Organic Chinook Salmon
Champagne Cured Salmon Roe - served on a blini with crème fraiche
Station 4
Clams and Mussels
Station 5
Pan Seared Sablefish Salad - Pattison Farms & Eatmore Sprouts organic spring greens mixed with Bates Beach Farms fresh strawberry and basil salsa and Cider Press organic apple cider vinaigrette
Station 6
Shucked Oysters - served with condiments
Station 7
Indian-flavoured BBQ Atlantic Salmon
Station 8
Sturgeon Mousse - lightly smoked sturgeon wrapped in vodka infused cucumber with chive foam and garnished with sturgeon caviar