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      GulfQuest Creature Feature: Oysters in Mobile

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      November 12, 2019

      Tuesday   6:00 PM

      155 S Water St
      Mobile, Alabama

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      GulfQuest Creature Feature: Oysters

      We are very excited about our inaugural Creature Feature event! Our focus is on the economic and ecological impact of oysters in the Gulf of Mexico. We'll hold a round table discussion about oysters with the experts: farmers, fishermen, environmentalists and chefs. Attendees will be provided with drinks and a variety of delicious, locally-sourced seafood.We're privileged to host three guest speakers: Beth Walton, Rosa Zirlott, and Chef Irv Miller.As the Executive Director of Oysters South, Beth Walton’s mission is to aid in cultivating successful oyster farms, healthy waters, and the birth of new traditions in the Gulf of Mexico. Beth also serves on the Board of Directors for The Gulf Seafood Foundation. Before joining Oysters South, Beth focused on education and outreach at the Alabama Coastal Foundation, which remains an important part of her work today. Beth has a Bachelor’s of Science in Zoology from the University of New Hampshire.Rosa Zirlott is the owner and operator of Murder Point Oysters in Bayou la Batre, Alabama. Rosa is among the fifth generation of her family to enter the commercial fishing industry. In 2014, Rosa and her family expanded their commercial fishing tradition to include oyster farming. Today the Zirlotts have two oyster farms located in the waters near Grand Bay and Mon Louis Island. Their oysters are highly coveted around the country for their half-shell presentationsChef Miller graduated from the Culinary Institute of America, and calls Pensacola home. He is the Founding and Executive Chef at Jackson’s Steakhouse in Pensacola. He has published two cookbooks:

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