Celebrity Chefs Seeking Best Alaska Fish Taco

Juneau, Alaska — Celebrity Chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger are on a mission to find the best fish taco in America.

Teaming up with wild and sustainable Alaska seafood, the Los Angeles-based Border Grill chefs invite home cooks to submit their take on the wildly popular fish taco. Recipes using any variety of wild Alaska seafood are welcome. The grand prize winner will be flown to Los Angeles to serve their winning fish taco alongside the famous chefs on their gourmet taqueria on wheels, the Border Grill Truck. For more details, or to enter, visit www.alaskafishtaco.com.

  • The recipe contest extends November 3, 2010 through January 31, 2011. Go to www.alaskafishtaco.com to enter today, watch videos, and download chef recipes.
  • Voting for the People’s Choice contest begins February 15, 2011. The winner whose recipe receives the most votes will receive an Apple iPad.

Mary Sue and Susan are long-time advocates for Alaska’s wild seafood. “Alaska seafood is so naturally abundant and delicious, and fish tacos are gaining national popularity, the two fit perfectly together. We can’t wait to see what people send us,” said the Top Chef Masters Finalist, Susan Feniger. “We’ll be looking for creativity, ease of preparation, and of course, flavor! May the best fish taco win,” added Mary Sue Milliken.

The contest is sponsored by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute www.alaskaseafood.org.

About Alaska Seafood

For more than 50 years, Alaska has been dedicated to sustainable seafood. It’s so essential to our way of life that our Constitution has a mandate that “fish … be utilized, developed and maintained on the sustained yield principle.” The seafood industry is Alaska’s largest private sector employer. As a result, Alaskans understand the need to protect the fisheries and surrounding habitats for future generations. We’re proud of our leadership in sustainable management, which has led to an ever-replenishing supply of wild seafood for markets around the world.