2014 Competition Winners

Mott’s Clamato Best Caesar In Town presented by Mott’s Clamato 1st – Jodi Crane, Redwater Rustic Grille $1,000 Cash & trip to Toronto to compete in the Best Caesar in Canada competition 2nd – Laura Brothers, The Old Triangle 3rd – Greg Webster, Sutherland’s Restaurant PEI Potato Chowder Championship presented by PEI Potato Board 1st […]

PEI International Shellfish Festival Friday Sept 19

It was a full day at the PEI International Shellfish Festival! The Shellfish House Band kicked off the day with some great tunes as the tent started to fill up. The first two heats of the Garland Canada International Chef Challenge took place in the Festival tent in front of a live audience of over 400 […]


  The PEI International Shellfish Festival and Maritime Bus would like to make travelling easier for you! This year Maritime bus will be providing transportation from your hometown to the festival. It is as easy as booking your bus transportation. Check out their website-www.maritimebus.com for more information and to view the schedule You can also stay […]

Feast and Frolic 2014

The PEI International Shellfish Festival and the PEI Fall Flavours are inviting you to attend Feast and Frolic 2014 at the Charlottetown Events Grounds. The event will be hosted by Chef Michael Smith on September 18th, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM. The admission fee for this event is $139.00 plus tax. It will be an evening of […]

Saltscapes EXPO 2014

The PEI Fall Flavours Festival and PEI Shellfish Festival attended the Saltscapes EXPO in Halifax April 25-27, 2014 and what a great weekend it was. Amongst 450 other exhibitors showcasing the best of Atlantic Canada and proudly situated in the PEI pavilion, we had a great time meeting lots of new faces and shucking in oyster virgins […]

Catching up with our Champion Chefs

Chef Marc Lepine is no stranger to the PEI International Shellfish Festival. He made it to the finals in the Garland Canada International Chef Challenge 2 consecutive years taking home 1st place and $10,000 cash at the 2012 Shellfish Festival and a close 2nd and $2500 cash in 2013.  We recently caught up with Chef […]

BIZBASH names PEI Shellfish Festival to its “TOP 100 EVENTS” list

Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival is recognized by event industry leader BizBash as an annual event making an impact on the industry.  September 17, 2013 — BizBash, the leading trade media for event and meeting organizers and event marketers, has announced its 2013 list of Top 100 Events in Canada. After reviewing thousands of events […]

Garland Canada International Chef Challenge Recap

 If you didn’t get the chance to catch the Garland Canada International Chef Challenge at the Shellfish Festival this year, check it out! We invited 10 top chefs from across North America to compete for a grand prize of $10,000.     Two “heats” of five took place under the big white tent on Friday […]

2013 PEI Shellfish Festival Competition Winners

PEI Potato Seafood Chowder Championship 1st – Dwayne MacLeod – The Gahan House  2nd – Darius Martin – Sutherland’s Restaurant3rd – Dave Mottershall – Terre Rouge Atlantic Superstore International Seafood Chowder Championship 1st – Kyle Panton – Sim’s Corner Steakhouse & Oyster Bar2nd – Shawn Jackson – Mill Street Brew Pub Ottawa3rd – Dwayne MacLeod […]

Chefs announced for the Garland Canada Chef Challenge competition

Announcing the final ten chefs who will be competing in the Garland Canada International Chef Challenge for the grand prize of $10,000. The competition follows a black box format where ten chefs will face off in two separate heats in the festival tent on Friday September 13. The audience is invited to watch the competition […]