Current Specials

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Escolar ESC103 – Skin On Fillet  $4.49/lb Live Lobsters LOB101 – Culls  $6.99/lb Crab Meat CRA1010 – Colossal, Pasteurized, PB  $28.99/lb

Santa Monica Seafood is Committed to Supplying Quality Seafood to Our Customers

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We are committed to continuing the supply of high quality seafood to the markets we serve.  While we have taken necessary operational measures to reduce the risks associated with COVID-19, we are providing a healthy source of protein, vitamins and minerals.  Whether it is to our restaurant and hospitality partners who are offering take out, or through our own Markets …

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As our company reacts to COVID-19, the health and safety of our employees and customers remain our top priorities. Consistent with our cornerstones of reliability and integrity, we are committed to doing everything we can to ensure stability when our customers and colleagues need us most. Santa Monica Seafood has always understood the importance of Food Safety.  We pride ourselves in …

This Week’s Report

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HAMACHI Hamachi is Japanese for a certain species of Amberjack (Japanese Amberjack) that is farm raised. Popular as a sushi fish, Hamachi is fantastic when served raw; sashimi, crudo, ceviche or carpaccio… but, you can also enjoy Hamachi cooked! AMERICAN RED SNAPPER True American Red Snapper is not often available – mainly due to restrictive management put in place to …

Chef Brian Smith

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Brian Smith began cooking as a young child alongside his mother and grandmother. His grandparents had a house in Kino Bay, Mexico where they would often go fishing. Brian remembers catching crabs and digging up clams. He says, “the first time I had clam chowder was when I fell in love with seafood.” By the age of sixteen, Chef Brian …

Chef Christophe Breat

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Chef Christophe Breat grew up on a vineyard in Burgundy, France, where he watched his grandmother prepare dishes using fresh ingredients from her farm. Chef Breat’s fond memories of his grandmother’s cooking inspired him to become a chef. Chef Breat earned his Brevet Professional Diploma from CFA Pierre Dufour Culinary Art Institute in Roanne, France. Upon graduation, he honed his …

Chef Ron Fougeray - Corp. Executive Chef

Chef Ronald Fougeray

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Time spent at Philadelphia’s most famous restaurant; Le Bec-Fin proved instrumental for Chef Ron Fougeray. Considered an institution in Philadelphia, the restaurant was rated America’s finest French restaurant, and the Mobil Travel Guide consistently awarded it five stars for 40 years. During his tenure, Chef Ron was mentored by renowned owner and French chef, Georges Perrier. Georges left an indelible …


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Santa Monica Seafood is proud to announce the newly re-designed fully recyclable seafood packaging for all our products going out to customers. Our newly re-designed boxes are approved by the Sustainable Forestry Initative (SFI) – a solutions-oriented sustainability organization that collaborates on forest-based conservation and community initiatives that demonstrate and enhance our shared quality of life while providing supply chain …

Chef Ben Diaz

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Born in Los Angeles, Chef Ben Diaz has always been fascinated with cooking. He remembers walking on the beach to dig up clams and enjoying the aromas and sounds at the Long Beach fish market. His father, an accomplished chef, would prepare breakfast while Ben watched carefully. “Seeing the passion my dad had for his craft really inspired me” says …

Santa Monica Seafood Logo

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PRESS RELEASE: Santa Monica Seafood New Logo as part of Redesigned Brand Identity Rancho Dominguez, CA – November 15, 2019 – Santa Monica Seafood, a leading distributor of Seafood, announced today the launch of its new corporate brand identity – phase one, a new logo. The planned changes come as the company is evolving its offerings and expanding its nationwide presence. …