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Toast of the Coast: Save our Waters: Eat Lionfish!

August 23, 2018
  • Location: Fish House
  • 600 South Barracks St.
  • Pensacola, FL 32501
  • (850) 470-0003 phone
  • Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join us for our 6th Annual Toast of the Coast events at The Fish House! The theme for this year’s events focuses on Southern Traditions. Each event in the series will feature a hands-on demonstration from a pro, with fantastic food and beverage pairings. In addition, each event will include a special take-away to help you recreate the event at home! These events present a wonderful opportunity for an up-close-and-personal, interactive experience with some of the best, all within a fun atmosphere at The Fish House. Each event begins at 5:30 p.m. Each event is $45 per person (plus tax and gratuity). The events take place on The Deck Bar and have limited seating; reservations are required and can be made by contacting Maria Goldberg — maria@goodgrits.com, 850-217-2347.

Thursday, August 23: Save our Waters: Eat Lionfish!

Living here on the gulf coast, it’s hard not to have heard about the invasive Lionfish who are wrecking havoc on our ecosystem as they are difficult to catch and clean. There has been a big movement for eradication with many restaurants joining in – including all of us at Great Southern. The good news is Lionfish taste fantastic! We will welcome representatives from the Lionfish Awareness Coalition and American Marine Research to give a bit of history on the species and share efforts that are being made in the eradication. Chef Billy Ballou will show each of the class participants how to clean, filet and prepare with a hands-on demonstration. All then will enjoy different lionfish preparations served alongside some Southern sides and paired with three different beverage selections. Each participant will take home a tips for Lionfish.