FISHSTOCK at the University of Guelph

Event Details


May 14, 2018


9:30am-4:30 pm Dinner at 6:00pm


$75.00 + Dinner is $60.00


University of Guelph

95 Stone Road West , Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1


FISHSTOCK at the University of Guelph

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MONDAY, MAY 14, 2018



FISHSTOCK is a unique, one day workshop for members of the foodservice industry
who want to learn how to successfully incorporate Ontario lake fish  into their businesses.

We’ll explore farmed and wild fish varieties, how to use a fish from GILL TO TAIL and tackle issues around seasonality, access and sourcing in Ontario. The day concludes with a field trip to the Alma Aquaculture Station, a state-of-the-art aquaculture research and development facility run by the University of Guelph.

The evening will end with a post event dinner at The Wooly in Guelph, featuring a four course local lake fish meal complete with beer pairing. More information on the schedule can be found below.



9:30AM Dr. Kevin Reid, Ontario Commercial Fisheries Association (OCFA) and Chef Ned Bell of Ocean Wise will present an overview of the Great Lakes fishing industry, local fish species, seasonality, sustainability & flavour profiles
10:30AM Hands-On Fish Butchery Workshop with Chef Ned Bell of Ocean Wise and Feast On Chef Shaun Edmonstone of Bruce Wine Bar
1:00PM Moderated Panel Discussion featuring Professor Bruce McAdams in conversation with Chef Ned Bell of Ocean Wise, Marvyn Budd of Planet Shrimp, Denise Purvis, Purvis Fisheries and OCFA member, and Ron Caudle, Caudle’s Catch Seafood
2:30PM TOUR: Alma Aquaculture Station
6:00PM FISHSTOCK: The Dinner at The Wooly Pub

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