Passionfish Co-Hosts 100th Birthday Bash for Scripps Institution of Oceanography, September 25, 2003
Passionfish and the San Diego Gastronomically Correct Chefs salute Scripps' century of education about ocean sustainability
and host a feast of sustainable seafood
sculpture created by SoCal Ice
Oakland, CA - August 15, 2003
25 marks one hundred years of scientific and engineering achievement
for the Scripps Institution of
Oceanography. Passionfish is celebrating their efforts to educate
the public and raise awareness about our ocean by co-hosting their
centennial birthday bash that night.
Passionfish are the San
Diego Gastronomically Correct Chefs -- all chefs who have been
honored with the invitation to cook at the world famous James Beard
House in New York.
of invited guests will gather oceanfront on the newly dedicated
Pawka Green to celebrate the centennial. Chefs will provide their
tantalizing culinary creations made of sustainable seafood and other
extraordinary delectables. Passionfish is providing education on
environmentally sustainable seafood to match the menu which will
have several selections carrying the Marine
Stewardship Council's eco-label. Each participating chef recognizes
that a sustainable ocean means a sustainable business.
chefs, this complex issue of sustainability should be high on our
agenda," says Bernard Guillas, Executive Chef at The
Marine Room. "Showcasing sustainable cuisine in our restaurants
and working closely with reliable seafood sources is a way to take
part and promote ecological balance."
The evening bash follows a one-of-a-kind forum organized by Passionfish at the Oceans 2003 conference. The forum will bring together diverse experts to work cooperatively toward solving problems in fisheries and seafood sustainability.
The forum will be held Thursday, September 25, 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the Terrace Pavilion, Town & Country Resort Hotel, 500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, in Mission Valley. Admission is free and open to the public.
us: Passionfish is for people passionate about the ocean, fishing,
and seafood! We are a nonprofit public education project actively
promoting sustainable wild fisheries and aquaculture. Founded in
2000, Passionfish has developed an innovative approach for addressing
seafood and fisheries sustainability: forums that reveal common
ground amid contention, celebrations of seafood, broadcasts that
build awareness, and a unique book series aimed at inspiring adults
and children about ocean and seafood sustainability.
here to see the official menu
Click here to download our celebratory and educational booklet
L'Auberge Del Mar
and J. Taylor's
Rancho Bernardo Inn
The Marine Room
Anthony's Star of the Sea
ANDREW RYLAND SPURGIN
Waters Fine Catering
MARYJO TESTA Laurel Restaurant & Bar
Forum at Oceans 2003, September 25
Marine Stewardship Council
Scripps Institution of
San Diego Gastronomically