There will be a dozen or so participating chefs from restaurants like BLT Fish Shack, L&W Oyster Co., and The Monarch Room, and they'll all be paired with different local NY state oyster farmers to present an original dish (think po' boys and the like) that highlights all the best parts of the individual shucker. At the end of the event, guests vote on which one they liked the best and whoever receives the most votes is crowned "King of Oysters".
In addition to the different oyster preparations, there will also be an unlimited oyster bar (while supplies last so... kinda unlimited) featuring oysters from Smithtown Bay, which have all been hand-harvested by some badass scuba divers who go into the deep, cold water (see above photo) to bring you these wild goods.
BEER! Of course there will also be beer -- Blue Point is pouring 12 of their selections, including an Oyster Stout (duh) that's created especially for Oyster Week, Mosaic IPA, their Toasted Lager, and Golden Ale.
And although drinking and eating a ton of oysters should be more than enough for pretty much everyone, there’s a bunch of extra awesome going down anyway, like shucking lessons, live music, and custom, made-on-site T-shirts (you know you’re getting one). Tickets available right here-- get involved before the early bird discounted ones are gone.
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