Taste the Wild

Bristol Bay is a vast and pristine watershed in Alaska, and home to heritage wild salmon runs. Bristol Bay sockeye salmon are wildly abundant, and come from the greatest salmon run on earth.

This fall, celebrate wild, sustainable sockeye salmon by participating in the Taste the Wild Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon Workshop and Taste the Wild Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon Restaurant Week in Boulder, Colorado. All details are below! #ChangeMenusChangeLives

Taste the Wild Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon Workshop

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Bristol Bay is home to the greatest wild sockeye salmon run on earth, and Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon is a delicious, high-quality food that chefs can feel great about cooking with. Join chef Kelly Whitaker, owner of Basta and Chefs Collaborative Boulder/Denver Local Leader, at the Food Lab in Boulder on Monday, September 19th for a hands-on Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon Workshop!

During the three-hour workshop, chef Kelly and seafood experts will cover where, how, and why to source and cook with wild, sustainable Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon. You’ll learn techniques for sourcing, cooking, and serving wild sockeye year-round and get to meet with fishermen from Bristol Bay. Participants will walk away from the workshop having experienced the unique taste of Bristol Bay Sockeye salmon, and prepared to speak to the incredible story of this pristine resource.


Workshop Details

    • When: Monday, September 18th, 2016 from 11:30am-2:30pm
    • Where: Food Lab, 1825 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
    • RSVP: This workshop is FREE for chefs and food professionals. RSVP above by Aug. 31st to save your seat!

Taste the Wild Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon Restaurant Week

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The week will kick off with a special dinner at chef Kelly Whitaker’s acclaimed BASTA on Sunday, October 24th. Chefs, food professionals, and food lovers will come together in an intimate, collegial setting to taste the unmatched wild flavors of Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon and celebrate our 2016 fishing season. More details for this special dinner are coming soon!

How to participate

Are you a chef? Sign up to host a Taste the Wild Dinner today!

Are you a food lover or other food professional? Participate in Taste the Wild by dining out at a participating restaurant! More details are coming soon.

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