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22
May

Alaskan Halibut Season is Open! – Important Facts and Tips

As seafood purveyors, we are beyond excited that Alaskan Halibut season is in full swing for 2018! Also known as the Hippos of the Sea, this incredible flatfish has prices dropping just as soon as they hit the dock. If you’re looking for a sustainably caught fish with an excellent price, we will help you do right by your food costs and patrons. As the largest of all flounders/flatfish, these guys have an average catch weight of 25-30lbs, but can grow to weigh over 600lbs! Alaskan Halibut is recommended as most sustainable by Monterey Bay’s Seafood Watch program, due to the fact that Atlantic stocks are currently overfished. How long is Alaskan Halibut Season? The whole season spans from around […]

22
May
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Sustainable Seafood Buying Guide For Chefs

Part of being a chef is figuring out whether or not you can fit your ethics into your food costs. If you want a stellar seafood program, you have to decide if you can afford your principles. As chefs, you may need the extra guidance that can be offered with a seafood buying guide. So If you’re in search of a sustainable seafood buying guide, we want to make sure you’re covered. As sustainable seafood providers, we focus on ensuring the best quality seafood from reputable fisheries across the country. We recognize that not everyone knows a lot about sustainability, and chefs do not have the time to focus on the research involved. Nevertheless, menus must be planned ahead of […]

22
May
Image of seasonal Alaskan Halibut at the docks.

Choosing Alaskan Halibut from your Seafood Purveyor

If Alaskan Halibut on your Spring or Summer menu, you have the right idea, Chef. The season for this delicious flatfish spans from March through October. When buying wholesale fish, if your seafood purveyor does not have seasonality in mind, they probably don’t have your food costs or sustainability in mind either. Being mindful of the seasonality of your seafood helps retain sustainability by preventing overfishing. Don’t be “that guy” that insists on seafood without regard to the season, be the chef that takes a stand for preserving what the ocean has to offer! Cooking Alaskan Halibut Broiled, pan-fried, deep-fried, or grilled; this delicious fish would be an incredible addition to your Spring menu. Halibut is prized for its firm, […]

22
May
Soft shelled Serrated mud crab (Mangrove crab, Black crab) for sale at seafood market. Soft-shell crab is a culinary term for crabs which have recently molted their old exoskeleton and are still soft.

Soft Shell Crab Season and Your Restaurant Menu

Most people get their first crunch of soft-shell crab in sushi or sandwiches, but how about actually cooking with these incredible delicacies? Wholesale food distributors, like us, are in high gear this time of year. We’re always excited for the booming and plentiful soft shell crab season! These popular morsels are widely adored and prized for easy preparation. They’re a perfect addition to a Spring menu or feature. Their season generally starts in Spring and runs to the beginning of Fall, so time is of the essence. These late-spring, early-summer delicacies are freshly molted now. It’s almost as if they are built-in prep cooks! What is a soft-shell crab? Shell Shocker: They’re regular crabs. Many people think they are a […]

26
Feb
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Wholesale Seafood, Meats & More Delivered Daily in Phoenix & Scottsdale

If your restaurant or resort is located within 20 miles of the Phoenix Airport your pricing will typically be LOWER than the weekly published list which includes FedEx door to door shipping. We run our own refrigerated delivery vans to Phoenix and Scottsdale 6 days a week and contract with couriers to serve Sedona and Flagstaff Monday-Saturday which allows us to offer you pricing tailored to your specific needs and usage. Minimum order requirements and combining of items will also differ from our weekly Fedex list. If you have yet to set-up your account and are located in the Greater Phoenix Metro area, Sedona or Flagstaff please contact Josh at 480.470.8226 to set-up a time to meet and talk about how we […]

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