Species Name:Crassostrea virginicus
Wild Harvested Eastern Oysters
When:Available year-round (weather dependent)
Where – Wellfleet Harbor in Cape Cod, Massachusetts
How – Wild Caught/hand picked
Wild 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
These oysters are WILD! Make sure you note that on the menu – it’s a rare treat!
For Your Waitstaff
Just 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
Just like we mention above, make sure your customers understand what a rare treat it is to enjoy wild oysters…