How to Shuck an Oyster by Patrick McMurray aka Shucker Paddy
Join Celebrity Chef Matt Dean Pettit in the Food District Kitchen at Square One as he guides you on how to create East Coast Seafood classics. Matt will demonstrate how to make delicious Lobster Rolls as an appetizer followed by step-by-step, hands-on instructions on how to cook Mussels Marinara. Take a taste tour of each while you sip a thirst quenching craft beer.
Matt Dean Pettit
From his first job as a busboy at the young age of 13 to line cook at 14, Matt’s passion for the food industry started early. Matt’s love for cooking comes from his mother, his passion over 20 years of experience in hospitality. He began to work on his own food company and soon gave birth to Rock Lobster Food Co, which grew into 3 bustling restaurants in Toronto, serving classic seafood dishes, comfort food, and home to the 3 year award-winning Rock Caesar. Matt is currently focused on expanding the Matty’s Seafood brand offering lobster bisque, chowder, mac & cheese, spices, and of course the famous lobster roll in Sobeys stores across Ontario along with other major retailers across Canada & U.S. Matt’s other exciting projects include his critically acclaimed Best-Selling cookbook, The Great Lobster Cookbook published by Random House, with a second book on the way and co-starring in the Food Network Canada TV & Web Show Supersnack Bros. where he showcased iconic snack foods made with crazy culinary twists.
Learn about Oysters from the Guinness World Record Patrick McMurray aka “Shucker Paddy” at the Marekt & Co Kitchen in Upper Canada Mall. Receive 12 oysters, a beer or wine and the official Shucker Paddy Oyster Knife all for $ 29! Patrick will teach you about the variety of oysters, how to shuck an oyster properly and sample some of the best BBQ’d seasonal oysters for you during this 1 hour session.
World Record Oyster Shucker
Local Celebrity Oyster Shucker Patrick McMurray aka "Shucker Paddy" who is the Guinness World Record Holder for shucking 39 oysters in 1 minute, yes 39 in 1 minute has appeared as a participant and judge at oyster festivals all around the world. An author on Oyster Books, Patrick is an expert in everything Oysters that few if any can match his experience and knowledge. Also appearing on TV Shows such as Gordon Ramsay's F Word and Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg's show, Patrick is the leading oyster guru in the world. Patrick will teach you about the variety of oysters, how to shuck an oyster properly and sample some of the best seasonal oysters for you during this 1 hour session.