Shrimp Tales

  • 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

  • David Guas Chosen as Finalist in Wild American Shrimp Chef of the Year Competition

    October 17, 2018

    Chef of the Year Finalist: David Guas Chef David Guas is Chef/Owner of Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery in Arlington, Virginia and Lil’ B Coffee & Eatery in Washington, D.C. Chef Guas is a passionate believer that Wild American Shrimp simply tastes better – satisfying sweet and plump, with more flavor. He is a longtime... Read More

  • Salt at San Roc Cay is Big Fan of Wild-Caught, Gulf Shrimp

    October 9, 2018

    We love when chefs and restaurants alike advocate for the superior quality and great taste of Wild American Shrimp. The latest of these is SALT at San Roc Cay in Orange Beach, Alabama. SALT is an avid supporter of Alabama seafood and considers itself to be a “community-to-table” restaurant. The restaurant embodies the essence of... Read More

  • American Shrimp Processors Association Supports Wicker-Coons IUU Legislation Combatting Seafood Fraud

    September 18, 2018

    Caption: From left to right: VADM (ret) Michael T. Franken, United States Navy; RADM Meredith L. Austin, United States Coast Guard; American Shrimp Processors Association Executive Director, Dr. David Veal, Senator Chris Coons (D-DE); and Director of Stimson Center’s Environmental Security Program, Sally Yozell at the recent co-hosted a panel briefing on Capitol Hill on the... Read More