3. The Lobster Place presents Oyster Bash

Sponsored by Negra Modelo hosted by John Besh

grilled-oysters-2Celebrate the sea!  The Lobster Place brings out its best and brightest oyster purveyors in the Biergarten at The Standard, New York, for an oyster, beer and bubbly bash hosted by chef John Besh of New Orleans.  Besh is a TV personality, philanthropist, restaurateur and author of two cookbooks: My New Orleans and My Family Table. His restaurants include August, American Sector, Soda Shop, Besh Steak, Borgne, Domenica, La Provence, Luke New Orleans and Luke San Antonio. Spend the afternoon hob-nobbing with artisanal oyster farmers who will be on hand shucking and serving up their delicious delicacies while chatting with guests about their craft.  Enjoy dishes from some of New York’s most renowned seafood chefs as they offer their take on their favorite oyster preparations.  Learn how to shuck your own oyster at the “Shuck and Shoot” station.  What could complement the outdoors and oysters more than snacking on The Standard Grill’s famous french fries while sipping Negra Modelo, bloody marys and wine from the Southern Wine & Spirits portfolio!