EVENT: Fresh Catch (8.1.18)
If you haven't checked out Fresh Catch yet this year, you're in luck! This outdoor culinary series, all for charity, is happening at both Le District & Seamore's August 3-4 & August 10-11, featuring a menu of seafood-focused small bites you can enjoy al fresco at the Waterfront Terrace at Brookfield Place.
We spoke with Callie Haines, Senior Vice President, Brookfield Properties, to learn what you can expect at the upcoming events...
Tell us about Fresh Catch...
Fresh Catch is a waterfront culinary series featuring a rotating selection of the freshest seafood available on this coast. Each dish is perfectly paired with refreshing beer from Blue Point Brewing Company on Fridays and Saturdays through August 11. Fresh Catch benefits the Billion Oyster Project by collecting oyster shells from Fresh Catch events, which will be returned to New York Harbor.
What makes Fresh Catch so exciting?
Fresh Catch is part of Brookfield’s continued commitment to presenting exciting, world-class cultural experiences in its public spaces. Fresh Catch gives locals and visitors alike the opportunity to experience some of the freshest seafood the city has to offer in an upbeat, energetic setting.
What can locals expect to find at Fresh Catch?
Locals can expect to find a rotating selection of seafood-focused small bites, refreshing beverages from Blue Point Brewing Company as well as games and beats by DJs to enjoy, while taking in the stunning views from Brookfield Place’s Waterfront Terrace.
What's the schedule for Fresh Catch?
The event runs on Fridays from 3-8 PM and Saturdays from 11AM-5PM. Featured restaurants include:
· August 3-4: Le District
· August 10-11: Seamore’s
Tell us about Billion Oyster Project. How did you get involved with them? How does Fresh Catch support them?
Billion Oyster Project helps to restore a sustainable oyster population and to foster awareness, affinity and understanding by engaging New Yorkers directly. During each week of Fresh Catch, Billion Oyster Project will have collection bins onsite to collect shells that will be returned to New York Harbor as part of their oyster and reef restoration project.