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Produce Market Report

By | Chef's Feed, What Chefs Want

May 17, 2019

Tomatoes:  Up some.  Quality remains good.

 

Potatoes: Steady

 

Lettuces: Steady 

 

Cauliflower: Remains very high

 

Broccoli: Remains strong 

 

Grapes: Reds steady.  Whites up 

 

Strawberries: Stabilizing.  Better quality expected

 

Melons: Steady

 

Lemons: Smaller sizes up $4-5

 

Squash: Steady

 

Peppers: Green up $2-3

 

Onions: Remain higher but stabilizing.  

 

Celery: Remains very high. 

 

Apples: Steady

 

Cucumbers: Steady

 

Limes: Steady

 

Avocados: Remain high.  

 

 

Weekend Seafood News

By | Chef's Feed, Seafood

Fresh seafood options for the weekend!

Yellowedge Grouper

Dulac, Louisiana

Item 71154 Whole

Item 03386 Fillet

Deep water grouper, great flake and thick fillets.

 

 

 

 

 

American Red Snapper

Dulac, Louisiana

Item 71271 Whole 8-12 lb avg

Item 03386 Fillet

 

 

 

 

Sable Fish (Black Cod)

Vancouver, BC

Item 02367 Whole 4-6 lb avg

Item 05252 Fillet

 

 

 

Pacific Halibut

Oregon Coast

Item 04584  Whole 10-20 lb avg

Item 04585 Fillet

 

 

 

St. John’s River Catfish Fillet

St. John’s River, Florida

Item 71128

 

 

 

 

 

Royal Red Shrimp

Cape Canaveral, Florida

Item 71209

 

 

 

 

 

New frozen items available from Organic Oceans:

Organic Ocean supplies sustainable seafood that is not just better for the planet, but tastes better too. Their traditional harvesting and delicate handling techniques produces seafood that connoisseurs consider to be among the best in the world.

 

Spot Prawn Tails 25-30 ct

Vancouver, BC

Item 04243

Premium quality, frozen in sea water.  These are caught off English Bay, Vancouver BC from Organic Ocean’s spot prawn boat captained by Dane Chauvel.  Sustainably rated – Best Choice!

 

 

 

 

Sidestripe Shrimp 35-40 ct.

Chatham Sound

Item 04241

Hand picked by the crew at Organic Ocean from the Pacific Ranger and sustainably caught off the Chatham sound, these sashimi quality shrimp are PREMIUM. Incredibly sweet as shrimp go.  Packed in seawater, these are amazing! Tails, shell on frozen.

 

 

 

 

Humpback Shrimp Tails 25-30 ct.

Vancouver, BC

Item 04242

Wild, sustainably caught Humpback shrimp are a local legend in Prince Rupert. Extremely exclusive artisinal fishery – one of a few in the world. These premium shrimp tails caught on small boats and packed in sea water and are wonderful. Lightly sweet and earthy when raw, their sweetness is pronounced when cooked. Certainly the best of the three Vancouver Island shrimp when cooked.

 

 

 

 

 

 

This week’s fresh seafood list and prices:

What Chefs Want Fresh Seafood List May 15 2019

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Regional Cheeses!

By | Chef's Feed, What Chefs Want

We stock cheese from around the globe, but we especially love our regional cheeses!  Here’s a few we really like!

 

 

Buttermilk Cheddar / Sweetwater Valley Farm (Philadelphia, Tennessee)

Item 91214 – 5 lb block

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mont St. Francis / Capriole Goat Cheese (Greenville, Indiana)

Item 91113 – 1 lb wheel

 

 

 

 

 

 

Noble Goat Feta / Noble Springs Dairy (Franklin, Tennessee)

Item 91390 – 2 lb pack

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jalapeno Jack / Kenny Farmhouse Cheese (Austin, Kentucky)

Item 91898 – 5 lb block

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dancing Fern / Sequatchie Cove Creamery (Sequatchie, Tennessee)

Item 91164 – 1 lb wheel

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mimi’s Smoked Blue Cheese / Shuckman’s Smokery (Louisville, Kentucky)

Item 91228 – 6.5 lb wheel

 

 

 

 

 

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Graduation Parties

By | Chef's Feed, What Chefs Want

Cutlery Set

Item 98269 – 100 ct.

 

 

 

 

 

10″ Square Eco Plates

Item 99557 – 250 count

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blaze Chafing Fuel – 2 Hours

Item 99318 – 72 count case

 

 

 

 

 

 

Petite Silver Forks (Plastic)

Item 98104 – 400 count

 

 

 

 

Petite Silver Spoons

Item 98105 – 400 count

 

 

 

 

Serving Tongs 9″ Black

Item 99299 – 48 count case

 

 

 

 

 

 

Black Beverage Napkins 2 ply

Item 99154 – 600 count

 

 

 

 

 

Verterra 6×6 8 oz Bowl

Item 98243

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Verterra 4″ Plate

Item 98235 – 600 count

 

 

 

 

 

Bamboo Pick/Paddle 3.7″

Item 98187 – 250 count case

 

 

 

 

 

Petite Shooter 1.7 oz 

Item 98099 – 200 count case

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Catering Platter and Lid 12″

Item 98057 – 25 count case

 

 

 

 

 

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Monday Seafood News

By | Gourmet, Seafood, What Chefs Want

 

Yellowedge Grouper

Florida

Item 71154 – 10-15 lbs avg

 

 

 

 

 

California Yellowtail

California

Item 71105 – 20 lb avg.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stone Crab Claws

Florida

Item 03768 – 6-8 count per pound

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pacific Halibut

Oregon

Item 04584 – 10-20 lb avg.

 

 

 

 

Blackfin Tuna

Florida

Item 98893 – 20 lb avg.

 

 

 

 

 

American Red Snapper

Louisiana

Item 71271 – 8-12 lb avg.

 

 

 

 

 

 Virginia Flounder

Virginia

Item 48034 – 4-6 lb avg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out this week’s edition of Cap’n Joey’s Catches of the Week!

 

You can call or TEXT our Seafood hotline at 502-587-1505.

Have a question?  Get answers quickly from our seafood specialists.

Item of the Day – Pork Belly Skewers

By | Gourmet, What Chefs Want | No Comments

Pork Belly Skewers

 

Item 35533 – 90 count case

 

Kabobs’ Maple Peppercorn Pork Belly Skewers adds rustic warmth to any event. Consisting of hand-sliced pork belly, lightly marinated in a sweet and savory blend of maple syrup, soy sauce, aged balsamic vinegar, and crushed peppercorn; creating an impressive balance in flavor and texture.

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