Shrimp Tales

  • Don’t Forget the Little Guy (the Little Shrimp, That Is)

    October 26, 2018

    It’s common behavior to automatically reach for the largest, juiciest looking shrimp you can find when sourcing ingredients for your next shrimp dish. However, did you know that smaller sizes of shrimp can be just as delicious? Smaller sized shrimp aren’t just the “shrimp” of shrimp. Small shrimp (less than 61-70 size) are more tender... Read More

  • Tenney Flynn Announced as Wild American Shrimp® Chef of the Year 2018

    October 22, 2018

    The second annual “Chef of the Year” Award presented by  Wild American Shrimp®, the American Shrimp Processors Association (ASPA)’s marketing program for wild-caught Gulf and South Atlantic Shrimp, was awarded on Friday, October 19, 2018, to Chef Tenney Flynn, Chef/Owner of GW Fins in New Orleans, Louisiana. Chef Flynn will reign for the next year as... Read More

  • Tenney Flynn Chosen as Finalist in Wild American Shrimp Chef of the Year Competition

    October 19, 2018

    Chef of the Year Finalist: Tenney Flynn Chef Tenney Flynn is Chef/Owner of GW Fins in New Orleans. He regularly speaks to the media through interviews and cooking demonstrations to stress the importance of using American wild-caught shrimp. Flynn has become known as one of the country’s foremost seafood experts, as well as a vocal enthusiast... Read More

  • Michael DiBuono Chosen as Finalist in Wild American Shrimp Chef of the Year Competition

    October 18, 2018

    Chef of the Year Finalist: Michael DiBuono Chef Michael DiBuono is Executive Chef/Owner of Sea Level Oyster House in Cleveland, Mississippi. He is an avid supporter of Wild American Shrimp through social media and representing Wild American Shrimp in culinary competitions in which he competes, such as the World Seafood Championship. He recently opened his... Read More

  • Austin Sumrall Chosen as Finalist in Wild American Shrimp Chef of the Year Competition

    October 18, 2018

    Chef of the Year Finalist: Austin Sumrall Chef Austin Sumrall is Chef/Owner of White Pillars in Biloxi, Mississippi. He is extremely passionate about everything farm-to-table, local & seasonal ingredients. Gulf seafood is an utmost importance due to his restaurant being ON the Gulf. When interviewed, Chef Sumrall openly advocates for the importance of wild-caught seafood and... Read More

  • James Aptakin Chosen as Finalist in Wild American Shrimp Chef of the Year Competition

    October 18, 2018

    Chef of the Year Finalist: James Aptakin Chef James Aptakin is Chef/Owner of Layers of Flavor Catering Company based in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is an avid supporter of Wild American Shrimp and has continued his advocacy efforts since his recent addition to the Wild American Shrimp Chef Advocate team earlier this year. He is a... Read More