Daniel Notkin Wins the 9th Annual Oyster Shucking Competition

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Daniel Notkin Wins the 9th Annual Oyster Shucking Competition

Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America

Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America

The winner of the 9th Annual Oyster Shucking Competition, held at Seafood Expo North America, has been announced. Daniel Notkin of Notkins Oyster Bar competed against 13 other contestants at today’s event.

Notkin takes on the title as the fastest shucker in the East over second place competitor, Steve Boreen of Benjamin’s Raw Bar by only 34 seconds. Daniel Notkin won the $700 price for shucking a dozen oysters in an adjusted time of 1 minute, 37 seconds.

Deborah A Pratt of Virginia Marine Product Boards, 2014 oyster shucking competition winner, secured third place while Keith Rose from Captain Wellfleet Fisheries and Gordon Weldon from Gordon’s Oysters came in fourth and fifth place respectively.

This year’s competition was judged by Chef Chris Aerni of Rossmount Inn, Skip Bennett, owner of Island Creek Oyster Bar and Joseph Milano, owner of Union Oyster House.

The complete results will be posted on http://www.seafoodexpo.com/north-america.

For more exposition coverage, visit http://www.seafoodsource.com, the official media for Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America.

About Seafood Expo North America and Seafood Processing North America
Seafood Expo North America and Seafood Processing North America, formerly called the International Boston Seafood Show and Seafood Processing America, is North America's largest seafood exposition. Thousands of buyers and suppliers from around the world attend the annual, three-day exposition to meet, network and do business. Attending buyers represent importers, exporters, wholesalers, restaurants, supermarkets, hotels, and other retail and foodservice companies. Exhibiting suppliers offer the newest seafood products, processing and packaging equipment, and services available in the seafood market. The exposition is sponsored by the National Fisheries Institute and is co-located with the New England Food Show. SeafoodSource.com is the official media. The exposition is produced by Diversified Communications, the international leader in seafood-industry expositions and media. For more information, visit: http://www.seafoodexpo.com/north-america

About Diversified Communications
Diversified Communications is a leading international media company providing market access, education and information through global, national and regional face-to-face events, digital revenue, publications and television stations. Diversified serves a number of industries including: seafood, food service, natural and organic, healthcare, commercial marine and business management. The company's global seafood portfolio of expositions and media includes Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America, Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global, Seafood Expo Asia and SeafoodSource.com. Diversified Communications, in partnership with SeaWeb, also produces SeaWeb Seafood Summit, the world’s premier seafood conference on sustainability. Based in Portland, Maine, USA, Diversified has divisions in the Eastern United States, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Thailand and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit: http://www.divcom.com

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