Oysters (wild), Wellfleet

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Species Name:
Crassostrea virginicus
Sustainability Rating:
What:

Wild Harvested Eastern Oysters

When:
Available year-round (weather dependent)
Where/How:

Where – Wellfleet Harbor in Cape Cod, Massachusetts

How – Wild Caught/hand picked

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Characteristics

CharacteristicsWild Wellfleet Oysters are naturally setting oysters that attach to rocks and shells. They take 3 years to grow to market size at which point fishermen pick them at low tide. Salty and crisp with a mild seaweed finish.

For Your Menu

MenuThese oysters are WILD! Make sure you note that on the menu – it’s a rare treat!

For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffJust in case it’s not noted on the menu, let your guests know that these oysters are harvested from the wild – not often the case!


For Your Retail Display

Retail Just like we mention above, make sure your customers understand what a rare treat it is to enjoy wild oysters…