Taking Mass Extinction Off the Seafood Menu


Amy Grondin

Duna Fisheries

Katherine Miller

The James Beard Foundation

Renee Erickson

Sea Creatures Restaurants

Sheila Bowman

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Over 90% of the world’s seafood stocks are depleted – and just three species are on nearly every restaurant menu. To save seafood (so we can keep eating it), the way we catch, serve and consume it must change. James Beard Foundation recruited the most powerful influencers – chefs and fishermen – as the new heroes to save the world’s seafood stocks. Along with scientists and activists, can they convince consumers to branch out from salmon, shrimp and tuna – and bring seafood back from the brink?

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Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Track: Food
Level: Beginner