FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Wednesday, September 5, 2018)
The Fall Flavours Festival largest Signature Event, Feast and Frolic presented by Lobster Fishers of PEI, is taking place at the Charlottetown Event Grounds on Thursday September 13, 2018. The kick off to the Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival, Feast and Frolic, is the not-to-be-missed gala event for shellfish lovers.
The PEI International Shellfish Festival announced today that Brad Smith will be co-hosting the event alongside Chef Lynn Crawford. Brad Smith was born and raised in Hudson, Quebec and enjoyed 7 successful years as a Professional Football player before starting his career as a professional Television host, Personality and Actor. One of Canada’s most recognizable TV personalities, Brad is known as the host of Food Network Canada’s Chopped Canada, Chopped Canada Junior, Chopped Canada Teen and was lead on Bachelor Canada.
Begin your evening with a frolic at the roving reception where award-winning PEI chefs and producers will woo you with a variety of award winning chowders, and the World’s Greatest Oyster Bar. Featuring over 20 different varieties of fresh PEI oysters with tasting notes shared by local growers and champion shuckers, this is the kind of bar you’ll be coming back to again and again. Chat with local lobster fishers and learn more about the lifestyle of this traditional, sustainable fishery.
Surf’s up! It’s time to settle in for a feast of epic proportions prepared and served tableside by Garland Canada International Chef Challenge competitors and led by PEI’s Chef of the Year, Chef Irwin MacKinnon. Starring world-renowned PEI lobster alongside Certified Island Beef and seasonally-inspired sides, this Surf & Turf experience is one for the books. Pair this exceptional dinner with lively music and the always entertaining Chef Lynn Crawford for an unforgettable evening of culinary indulgence in PEI’s capital city.
Tickets are extremely limited! Price $155.00 plus tax and service fees. Tickets available online www.peishellfish.com, by phone 1-866-955-2003 or in person at the Eastlink Centre Box Office.
The menu can be found online https://peishellfish.com/en/feast-frolic/
The PEI International Shellfish Festival is brought to you by the PEI Shellfish Association and PEI Aquaculture Alliance. The Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival takes place September 13-16, 2018.
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