The 5th annual OFF THE HOOK Santa Monica Seafood Festival splashes onto the iconic Santa Monica Pier on Saturday, Sept. 14th showcasing the city’s best restaurants and chefs and their favorite underwater ingredients with the Pacific Ocean as the backdrop. This year’s festival will benefit Heal the Bay and create awareness for Coastal Cleanup Day and the sustainable seafood movementAttendees will enjoy incredible seafood tastings such as oysters, lobster, shrimp and sushi along with beer and wine gardens, live music, games, oyster shucking competition, artisan market and a Sustainable Seafood VIP Lounge. Best of all, OFF THE HOOK is 100% free of single-use plastics helping to keep our Santa Monica Bay clean and safe. Tickets on sale now at www.offthehookseafoodfest.com.
“Heal the Bay is thrilled to be the nonprofit partner this year and excited by the direction restaurants are taking regarding seafood sustainability,” said Shelley Luce, CEO of Heal the Bay. “This event brings together the best restaurants and seafood dishes while also helping to draw awareness for sustainability and ocean-friendly lifestyle practices.”