Species Name:Pandalus platyceros
Spot Prawns caught off the coast of California
When:Early Spring - Fall, somewhat sporadic availability
Where – California
How – Wild Caught; Pots
Santa Barbara Spot Prawns are seasonal and sporadically available – so when your sales representative says we’ve got some on hand, act fast! Firm, lobsterlike meat with a sweet and delicious flavor – these are no ordinary shrimp!
For Your Menu
Keep the focus on the shrimp – highlight their amazing flavor with other fresh, local ingredients.
For Your Waitstaff
Local! Seasonal! Insanely Delicious! These shrimp should sell themselves, but don’t hesitate to talk them up…
For Your Retail Display
If you have the chance to bring in some of these big, beautiful shrimp, jump on it! They will add an amazing pop of color to your case.