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This month our featured "Fun Fish" is Hybrid Striped Bass sourced from Colorado Catch in San Luis Valley, Colorado! This fish is available as a whole fish 1.8#+ as code 972C on our Seattle Fish app. Hybrid Striped Bass is a cross between a male freshwater bass and a female striped bass. When the two are combined, a white meaty flesh with firm texture and delectable flavor is produced. Inside you'll find a recipe for Seared Striped Bass, Khao Soi, Squash, which we hope will encourage you to showcase this product on your winter menu or specials board.
Founders’ Armand Agra acquires Colorado-family owned Lombardi Brothers Meats as a close sister company of Seattle Fish Company. Lombardi Brothers Meats is a family-owned specialty meat processor and distributor based in Denver, Colorado. Lombardi Brothers Meats has served the Rocky Mountain region since 1947, distributing the finest cuts of top-quality Beef, Pork, Lamb, and other proteins to tables throughout the Colorado front range and local mountain communities. Seattle Fish Company is excited to partner with the team at Lombardi Brothers Meats to support the company in its long-term growth and development.
This month our featured "Fun Fish" is Brosme (aka Icelandic Cusk) sourced from Niceland Seafood in Iceland! This MSC-certified fish is available by fillet as code 581A on our Seattle Fish app. In terms of flavor profile, this fish has a sweet crab/lobster-like flavor due to its diet of crustaceans. Brosme has a buttery flavor, with a firmer texture than cod or haddock, making it more versatile and less delicate in the kitchen. Inside you'll find a recipe for Brosme en Papillote, which we hope will encourage you to showcase this product on your fall menu or specials board.
Damian Tamayo joined the Seattle Fish team in September 2018. In his role as receiving supervisor, he leads the receiving team, managing a team of 10 people, and is responsible for supervising checking in all products that come through our doors at Seattle Fish Company! It goes without saying that receiving is an extremely important job at Seattle Fish. The receiving team is responsible for ensuring that all of our products are checked in correctly, that we're getting what we ordered, and that the product is being checked immediately upon arrival for quality according to our company's high standards. Get to know Damian better by reading his Q&A inside this post.
This month our featured "Fun Fish" is Kanpachi, sourced from Forever Oceans out of Panama. Kanpachi is a a very versatile fish with a dense texture and a rich, yet mild buttery flavor. It is delicious grilled, broiled, sautéed, fried, baked or smoked. It is also a popular choice in poke and ceviche. This month we partnered with Chef Shelby LeBleu who created a delicious Seared Kanpachi with Ponzu Sauce, which we hope will encourage you to showcase this product on your end-of-summer menu or specials board.
"Devoted to sustainable and responsible sourcing, 24/7 handling and beyond, Derek Figueroa heads up Seattle Fish Co., one of the world’s leading suppliers of fresh fish and seafood based right here. On a busy day, this 104-year-old company will receive, butcher, pack and ship over 85,000 pounds of product and stock over 200 varieties of seafood. From luxury hotels to caterers to grocers to first-class restaurants throughout Denver, the Rocky Mountain area and culinary destinations around the globe, Seattle Fish Co. is our little (big) secret that we thought you should get to know."
This month our featured "Fun Fish" is Hogfish, sourced from the Gulf. Hogfish have white, flaky fillets, which make them a great choice for restaurants. This fish is a great substitute for snapper and is delicious prepared sautéed, grilled, pan-roasted or as ceviche. Inside you'll find three ways to prepare Hogfish, including recipes for a Ginger Lime sauce and a MisoHeat butter, which we hope will encourage you to showcase this product on your summer menu or specials board.
This year, Sea Pact has committed to publishing a quarterly newsletter to share information with its members, such as organizational updates, current projects the group is funding, and more. As a founding member of Sea Pact, Seattle Fish Company is excited to share this newsletter with our customers, vendors and community, providing updates and transparency around the work we do within the group.