What you'll do
Shuck em if you got em! (We do) Not only are you going to eat a bushel of fresh straight from the farm oysters but YOU become an oyster shucking expert! In our time together you'll learn how to properly shuck an oyster (cool party trick) , oyster anatomy, myths, sauces and the storied history of oysters on Vancouver Island. Once we're done shucking and slurping oysters I will provide you with your very own oyster knife. * Just a note that we will only be shucking raw oysters in the half shell. No cooked oysters will be provided for this experience.
I am an Island born oysterman and founder of the Wandering Mollusk Oyster Catering Co. My personal and business success comes from my passion for the oyster, sustainability and good times! Here in Victoria It is my mission to raise the oysters profile as a versatile gastronomic delight and transform the ordinary into the extraordinary—all while providing a fun and unique service experience. The only thing I love more than oysters, are oyster lovers!
2 dzn Vancouver Island Oysters each Red Wine Mignonette and Hot sauce, Lemons, horseradish and crackers (New Orleans Style)
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Where you'll be
The experience will be hosted at Market Square on the ground floor in the beautiful outdoor courtyard. After we are done you can enjoy a wander around this lively area and enjoy a a beer at the local Whistle Buoy Brewing Co, fantastic and quirky shops or jump off into the downtown of Victoria and explore for yourself. Feel free to ask me about local hotspots and recommendations.
Things to keep in mind
For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. No experience required!
Being that this is an outdoor experience we will not be able to shuck in the rain.
Learn to Shuck Oysters in Market Square