Join Minnesota Sea Grant and Wisconsin Sea Grant in a "tasty" tribute to the people involved in managing, harvesting, selling, studying and preparing Lake Superior's commercially harvested fish... particularly cisco (lake herring) and whitefish.
Before the doors open to the public, 10 chefs from Minnesota and Wisconsin will compete for $1,000 and your taste buds' approval. The competition, which focuses on creating an entrée out of cisco or whitefish (or both!) from Lake Superior, will end before the public event, but the excitement will be far from over.
At 5 p.m., guests will be invited to grab a fork and indulge in Lake Superior fish recipes created by the chefs. While savoring the flavors, attendees can listen to North Shore musician Michael Monroe, chat with the chefs and sustainable fisheries experts, and vote for their own favorite dish of the night. At 7 p.m., the judges will announce the winners of the professional chef competition and the results of the People's Choice award.
This event features fresh lake Superior fish samples, cash bar, door prizes, music by Michael Monroe and a photo slideshow by Chris J. Benson.