Chef Creek Oysters
Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

Harvest Locations
Northeast Side of Vancouver Island - British Columbia, Canada

Size and Availability
2.75 inches | Year-round

Flavor Profile
Slightly briny with full meat and a lettuce finish

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 3.3% varies by tide < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Medium tides and swift currents created by the narrow channel between Vancouver Island and the mainland
  • Bottom Makeup: Sand and gravel

Growout Method
Tray raised and shaken often to promote harder shells.