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February 2024 | Vol. 24, No. 02
February is bustling with festivities despite being a short month! From Lunar New Year and the Big Game to Valentine's Day, Fat Tuesday, Presidents Day, and even Leap Year Day, Santa Monica Seafood has everything you need! Need assistance planning your seafood menu? Our dedicated Santa Monica Seafood Sales Reps are here to assist you. Give them a call today or conveniently place your order through our online mobile app!
LOBSTER SADDLEBACK WITH CLAWS AND KNUCKLES
Elevate your customers’ dining experience with our Saddleback Lobster Tails featuring Scored Claws and Knuckles. With superior quality and cost-effectiveness, these lobsters require zero prep work, making them a hassle-free addition to your kitchen. Utilize the tail for the main dish and get creative with the claws in chilled appetizers, cioppino, or as a delightful add-on.
SPLIT RED KING CRAB SELECT
Entice your guests with the irresistible appeal of King Crab on your menu. Featuring this item is sure to catch their eye, whether you incorporate it into your cold seafood tower or serve it on its own with melted butter and more! With its sweet, succulent flavor, the king of crabs is a crowd-pleaser that's hard to resist.
PREMIUM CHILEAN SEABASS
Dive into the exquisite world of Chilean Seabass, known for its unparalleled flavor and texture. Inhabiting the cold, deep waters of the Southern Hemisphere, this exceptional fish boasts a high-fat content, resulting in rich, moist meat with a buttery flavor that melts in your mouth. When defrosted properly, the portions gleam with a shiny, white appearance, setting the stage for a culinary masterpiece. Cooked to perfection, the fish presents a white and flaky texture and a firm consistency that adds to its allure. Its versatility in the kitchen makes it ideal for grilling, roasting, searing, and various other cooking techniques, ensuring a consistently delightful experience with every preparation.
FRENCHED LAMB RACK
Experience mouth-watering lamb with a higher percentage of intramuscular fat (think delicious marbling) that’s perfectly balanced with lean meat. It’s lamb of the highest quality, guaranteed. Each lamb has the perfect balance of mouth-watering intramuscular fat and just the right amount of tender lean meat. The farmers can objectively measure the overall health and well-being of each lamb as the healthier the lamb, the higher the grade. They never settle for anything less than the highest quality and best-tasting lamb, and neither should you.
Innovative GLQ Grading
GLQ Score 5+ Lamb
DRY SEA SCALLOPS
Renowned for their quick cooking and customer popularity, these scallops are a culinary gem. Our dry-packed scallops sear up beautifully, elevating any entrée menu. Their richness pairs splendidly with Chardonnay, although the ideal wine choice hinges on the chef’s preparation style.
Senior Executive Chef
Sean KinoshitaLevy Restaurants - Allegiant Stadium (Home Stadium of the Las Vegas Raiders) As the Senior Executive Chef at Levy Restaurants – Allegiant Stadium, the home stadium of the Las Vegas Raiders, Sean Kinoshita combines a culinary philosophy centered around locally sourced ingredients and precise cooking techniques with a leadership approach grounded in effective training and unwavering enthusiasm. With his wealth of culinary expertise and passionate influence, Chef Kinoshita brings a profound impact to the dining experience within the stadium.