Fortune Fish & Gourmet

The Seafood & Gourmet Specialists

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
| From 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

CHICAGO SEAFOOD & SPECIALTY FOOD SHOW 2018

 navy-pier-with-logo  

10am to 5pm at the Grand Ballroom and Lakeview Terrace

of Chicago's Navy Pier

#Fortuneshow

Fortune Fish & Gourmet invites you to the 2018 Chicago Seafood and Specialty Food Show on October 9th at the Grand Ballroom at Chicago's Navy Pier. Come join us anytime from 10am to 5pm for cocktails and to sample products from over 200 fishermen, growers and artisan producers of the finest seafood and specialty food purveyors.
 

Free Admission and complimentary valet parking for Customers, Culinary Students, Media and Hospitality Professionals
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Click Here to RSVP and Sign-up for Contests

During the show, you will also have the opportunity to work with your hands and minds during interactive contests. All contests will take place during the show.  View the full schedule of events below.

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

CHEESE OLYMPICS

Sponsored by Valsana - 10am to 3pm (Ballroom North Lobby)

Test your palate and cheese expertise.  The winner will win an all-expenses paid trip to Sapori,  a unique gastronomic experience in the Castello di San Salvatore ~30 miles outside Venice, Italy.  (REGISTER ONLINE FOR THE CONTEST WHEN YOU RSVP FOR SHOW)

 

GUESTIMATE FOR A SALMON TRIP TO HIDDENFJORD IN THE FAROE ISLANDS

Sponsored by HiddenFjord - 10am to 3pm (Booth #115 & Stage)

Accurately guess the weight of each of 3 HiddenFjord Salmon to win a visit to HiddenFjord Salmon Farms and Processing Facility in the Faroe Islands.

 

THE VERLASSO CHALLENGE

Sponsored by Verlasso Salmon - 10am to 3pm (Booth #219)

Visit the Verlasso Salmon Booth for a chance to win a gift certificate to Northwestern Cutlery.

 

VIRTUAL REALITY COBIA FARM TOUR 

Sponsored by Open Blue - 10am to 5pm (Booth #515)

Visit Open Blue Cobia farm and hatchery in Panama via virtual reality technology.

 

INSTAGRAM CONTEST 

Sponsored by Fortune Fish & Gourmet - 10am to 5pm (Hashtag Printer in Lakeview Terrace) 

Use your photography and social media skills to capture the magic of the Chicago Seafood & Specialty Food Show.  The best Instagram post will win a $500 Fortune Fish & Gourmet credit to their account. 

 

OLD 1871 OYSTER SHUCKING COMPETITION QUALIFIERS 

Sponsored by Rappahonnock Oyster Company - 1:00pm to 2:00pm (Main Stage)

Six of the fastest shuckers will qualify for the finals at 2:30pm

(REGISTER ONLINE FOR THE CONTEST WHEN YOU RSVP FOR SHOW)

 

OLD 1871 OYSTER SHUCKING COMPETITION FINALS

Sponsored by Rappahonnock Oyster Company- 2:30pm (Main Stage)

Be the fastest to shuck 12 oysters and win a trip to visit the farms and processing facility in Virgina where the Old 1871 oysters are produced.  

 

 

Vendors Attending the 2018 Show:

 

5 Spoke Creamery Lillie's Q
17th Street BBQ LocalFolks Foods
A&A Marine & Drydock MacKnight Food Group
Aceitunas Losada Madecasse Chocolate
Societa Agricola Acetomodena Maine Coast
Acme Smoked Fish Mama Lil's Peppers
Ambrosi Marin French/ Laura Chenel
American Tuna, Inc. Marine Stewardship Council
Ames Farm Markfoods
Andromeda Group McClure's
Aquanaria: Great Atlantic Sea-Bass Metompkin
Arista Seafood Meats by Linz
Artzai Gazta Merry's Seafood Ltd.
Atalanta Corporation Ming Hong International
Atlantic Aqua Farms/ JP's Shellfish Mishima Reserve Wagyu Beef
Atlantica Imports, Inc. mmmediterranean
Aya Pastry Monte Nevado
Banjo Foods Co., Ltd. Morley Sales Co. - Shellfish Programs
Barry Callebaut Mt Sterling Coop Creamery
Beecher's Handmade Cheese Nassari
Beehive Cheese Nduja Artisans Salumeria
Bellwether Farms Niceland
BESTeas Nielsen Massey Vanillas
Big Fork Brands Nippon Shokken U.S.A., Inc.
Big Green Tomato Granola Noon Hour Foods
Bilinski's Sausage Nordic Creamery
Bill Baron's Specialty Foods North American Bison
Black Swan North Country Smokehouse
BLiS Northern Chef - Royal Asia
Bonewerks Culinarte NSBA Foods
Boston Chowda Co./ East Coast Gourmet Nueske's Applewood Smoked Meats
Boxcarr Handmade Cheese Odyssey Foods, LLC.
Brazilian Oven Old Chatham Creamery
Broadleaf Game Olympia Provisions
Brooklyn Cured O-MED
Brunkow Cheese of Wisconsin Open Blue
Byrd International Crabmeat Orca Bay Foods
Cadence Cold Brew Coffee Ortiz
Calvesius Caviar Pacific Paradise Foods
Carr Valley Cheese Pacific Seafood
Cape Cod Shellfish Palacios USA
Catalan Gourmet Paris Gourmet
Catalina Offshore Products, Inc. Paul Piazza
Caviar Russe Penn Cove Shellfish
CaviarStar Perkins Custom Cuts - CDK Angus
CDK Petal Sparkling Botanicals
Champignon North America Peter Pan Seafoods-Alaska
Charles Chocolates Peter Pan Seafoods
Chef Martin Old World Butcher Shop Phoenix Bean
Chef's Choice Pirro's Sauce
Chefs Collaborative Point Reyes Farmstead
Chelsea Farms Oysters & Clams Powder Point Oysters
Cherrystone Aqua-Farms Presteve Foods
Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods PROG - Plymouth Rock Oyster Growers
CleanFish Quince and Apple
Clear Springs Foods Rappahannock Oyster Co.
Cobra Verde Raspberry Point
Coco5 Ready-to-Roll-Dough by Rustic Tart
Consolidated Catfish - Delta Pride Rouge Creamery
Conway Dressings for Salads RĊasted brand Natural Snacks | Crunchy Lentils
Co-op Sauce Rumi Spice, PBC
Cougle Commission Company Poultry Specialist Rustic Bakery
Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese Sabor de España
Culinary Collective Salume Beddu
Cypress Grove Sant Aniol Natural Mineral Water
D&E Import Sartori Cheese
Del Pacifico Seafoods Saxon Creamery
Demistoks sea agra seafood- ora kings- Kyquote Sound Sable Fish
Despana-Authentic Spain Seatrade International
Di Stefano Cheese Sfoglini Pasta
Drum Rock Products Shedd Aquarium
Ducktrap River of Maine Shucks Maine Lobster
Dufour Pastry Kitchens, Inc. Smoking Goose Meatery
Earth's Brands Spark of the Heart
Eight International St. James Smokehouse Inc.- The World's No. 1 Smoked Salmon
Emmi Roth Stavis Seafoods
Entrepinares Cheese SuckerPunch Gourmet
Farmers Hen House Sustainable Fishieries Partnership
Fermin Iberico Sweet Grass Dairy
Fillo's Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea
FishChoice Taste Republic
Food For Thought TCHO Chocolate
Fortune Imports Terlato Kitchen
Fresh Catch, Inc. Teta Foods
Fromi Texas Bay/ Texas Treasure
Ham I Am! Thaan Charcoal
Handy Seafood Incorporated The Town Dock
Hangtown Oysters the zen of slow cooking
Heartland Catfish Tom Douglas' Rub with Love
Heritage Berkshire Pork Tribeca Oven Artisan Breads
Hickory House Smoked Foods Tulip Tree Creamery
HiddenFjord UB Sauce
Hook's Cheese Uplands Cheese
Indian As Apple Pie Ursini
Jacobs and Brichford Farmstead Cheese Valsana
John O's Foods, Inc. Van Lang Foods
Jolly Posh Verlasso Salmon
KL Keller Foodways WA Imports, Inc.
La Belle Farm/Bella Bella Gourmet Wagshal's Montreal Style Brisket
La Espanola Meats, Inc. Watcharee's Thai Sauces
La Quercia Cured Meats White Toque
LaClare Family Creamery Wildwood Grilling
Landmark Creamery Wisco Pop! Beverage Co.
LC Woodland Foods
Les Trois Petits Cochons Zingerman's Creamery & Zingerman's Candy Manufactory