Media Alert: Executive Chef of Jax Fish House and Oyster Bar Featured in Monterey Bay National Outlet for Sustainable Seafood Recipe
WHAT – Sheila Lucero, Executive Chef of Jax Fish House and Oyster Bar, and her sustainable seafood recipe were featured in the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch blog network and e-newsletter that is distributed to 250,000+ ocean lovers nationwide. The recipe, Mornay Baked Oysters with Pernod, Bacon, Spinach and Pickled Mushrooms, was rated as a “Best Choice” recipe and features sustainable seafood.
ABOUT MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM SEAFOOD WATCH – The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program advocates using seafood that is fished or farmed in ways that protect sea life and environments, now and for future generations. Over the past 17 years, the organization has distributed 56 million consumer guides and has formed relationships with more than 200 partners across North America.
WHY DOES THIS MATTER? – The practice of serving sustainable seafood has become increasingly difficult but is as important as ever in order to maintain optimum ocean life. The recognition that Lucero received showcases Jax’s dedication to serving sustainable seafood at all locations.
ON A LOCAL LEVEL – Jax in Fort Collins is committed to serving sustainable seafood and locally produced items at all times. Jax has cultivated relationships with local farms, including Garden Sweet and Native Hill Farm, and sustainable fish farm, Colorado Catch, in order to feature a fresh and environmentally conscious menu every day.
Learn more about Jax Fish House’s sustainability efforts: http://www.jaxfishhouse.com/sustainability/