Shuck Like a Rockstar: Oyster and Champagne Social

Calling all oyster aficionados, mollusk mavens, and the bivalve curious—this unique and enticing Beard House event is for you! Guests enjoy light bites from talented chef Nicole Gajadhar and superb Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne before sitting down to an all-you-can-shuck oyster shucking class and Champagne bonanza, guided by oyster expert Rifko Meier.

Rifko Meier

Oysters XO NYC, LA, DC, Atlanta, Charleston, Miami, Chicago, Seattle, Philadelphia, NOLA and SF

Bill Mook 

Mook Sea Farm, Walpole, ME

Jeffrey Gardner 

Watch Hill Oysters, Westerly, RI

Nicolas Feuillatte

Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte Réserve Exclusive Rosé NV

Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte Vintage Blanc de Blancs 2012

Nicole Gajadhar 

Saxon + Parole and the Poni Room, NYC

Hors d’Oeuvre
Cherry Wood–Smoked Salmon Tartare with Shichimi Rice Chips
Barbecued Oysters with Cucumber, Scallions, and Lime
Escargot with Green Coconut Curry, Cilantro, Chiles, Celery, and Toasts
Sesame–Soy Lotus Root

We have partnered with the James Beard Foundation House for a Quarterly Series of Oyster Shucking Classes. Oysters XO is teaching America how to shuck, eat, clean, store and taste oysters, as well as the history and the biology of oysters. Our class is taught by Oyster expert Rifko Meier and our Oyster Chefs.

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