Come enjoy a special oyster cocktail hour and dinner celebrating the return of sustainable Georgia oysters. We will be working with local oystermen and UGA Marine Extension Shellfish Research Lab for this educational adventure in taste.
The Georgia oyster (Crassostrea virginicus) is famous for its briny yet sweet taste and UGA MAREX is collaborating with Georgia oystermen to cultivate single oysters. Starting this oyster hatchery will enable Georgia oystermen to produce more single oysters and compete with other Southeastern states. Georgia single oysters are larger, more attractive and desirable for the half-shell market, mainly in restaurants like ours.