This year’s Oysterfest in Shelton with be the 32nd year for the event which has become one of the biggest and best food fesitvals in the state. Chef Darin will be again judging for the cooking contest taking place both Saturday and Sunday. The contest involves many professional, non-professional, and student chefs from the surrounding counties. Three categories of recipes are represented, soups/stews, appetizers and main courses. To be considered as a contestant for the cooking contest you must have recipes submitted by September 15th. Or, maybe you fancy yourself a oyster shucking speedster. You can enter a contest for that too!
In addition to the competitions there are over 40 non-profit organizations hosting food booths serving a wide variety of local seafood menu items. There is a beer and wine garden serving up an extensive list of local beverages next to the live music stage.
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