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Celebrity Chefs to Serve up Snakehead Fish Tonight at Rockfish

The event, which starts at 7 p.m. and features celebrity names like Barton Seaver, Scott Drewno (Wolfgang Puck DC), Chad Wife (Alewife in Baltimore) will benefit the Oyster Recovery Partnership.

Does a snakehead fish taste just like chicken?

Find out for yourself at in Eastport tonight (Tuesday) where celebrity chefs will be putting their unique spin on the fish for patrons. The charity event will benefit the Oyster Recovery Partnership. The event, Celebrity Snakehead Dinner to Benefit Oyster Recovery Partnership, starts with cocktails and a raw bar at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $100 per person (or $300 for a table for four), which includes local beer, wine and oyster bar, a six-course seafood meal with beer and wine pairings starring local invasive fish species. 

It should be an informative evening with great food from the Chesapeake Bay.

Celebrity chefs include:

From the event website: "Each Chef will prepare the invasive Snakehead in their own unique style, demonstrating how doing something good for the environment can taste so great!"

Between dinner courses, notable speakers including National Geographic Fellow, Barton Seaver, will discuss the local fisheries and answer questions. Other featured speakers will include:

  • Steve Vilnit, Commercial Fisheries Outreach and Marketing for Maryland DNR Fisheries Service
  • Austin Murphy, Pro-Staffer, Whackfactor Outdoors, LLC Organizer - Potomac Snakehead Tournament
  • Stephan Abel, Executive Director, Oyster Recovery Partnership ORP
  • Greg Casten, President, ProFish Ltd
  • John Rorapaugh, Vice President Sustainable Initiatives, ProFish Ltd

Call Sara McDonald at The Rockfish 410-267-1800 to purchase your ticket or table with a major credit card.

Event organizers say, "If you can't beat em, eat em!"

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