Show 278, June 23, 2018: Chef Andrew Gruel, Slapfish Restaurant Group

Andy Harris and Andrew Gruel at the Fifth Anniversary of the SoCal Restaurant ShowChef Andrew Gruel, the founder of The Slapfish Restaurant Group, joins us with another installment of Ask the Chef.”

There is still a lot of unfortunate confusion out there regarding the desirability and safety of farm-raised seafood. The myth persists that wild-caught is always best.

As Chef Andrew explains most of the seafood we enjoy domestically is actually farm-raised. Think shrimp…

It’s all a matter of best practices for the farm-raised seafood and uniform standards. That’s the wrinkle. It’s not a question of one over the other. Both wild caught and farm raised are part of the seafood we enjoy on the table.

Chef Andrew provides more needed insight.