Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

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2nd Annual Sustainable Seafood Expo
12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, October 11
Location: CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles
Hosted by Cabrillo Marine Aquarium & Friends

Local executive chef Christine Brown, owner of Restaurant Christine in Torrance,  joins the line-up for cooking demonstrations at the 2nd Annual Sustainable Seafood Expo – Savvy Choices for Seafood Lovers. Celebrity Chef Sam Choy and Executive Chef Bernard Ibarra of Terranea Resort in Palos Verdes are back again this year to wow the crowd with their culinary skills.
Discounted advanced-sale tickets are available now at The Expo, hosted by the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and its Friends organization, is Southern California’s only major sustainable seafood event and takes place noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11 at CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles, 112 E. 22nd St., San Pedro.

The National Seafood Month event is sponsored by Whole Foods, Port of Los Angeles, Jeff Neu, Tesoro Los Angeles Refinery, Terranea Resort, AltaSea, BNSF Railway, San Pedro Business Improvement District (BID), CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles, and Councilman Joe Buscaino, 15th District, City of Los Angeles. Featured are more than 40 exhibitors and sustainable seafood sampling booths, including a growing list of local restaurants, seafood purveyors and others.

The Expo is designed to help consumers choose the right fish for their dish—one that’s good for their bodies and for the environment as well. Choosing the right fish can have a positive impact on the marine environment and the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium leads the way in educating local consumers, chefs and restaurateurs on this critical topic.

The Expo is a perfect time to sample new seafood options, sustainable wines and craft beers while learning how to make the best selections when dining out or purchasing seafood. Experts will be on hand to explain fisheries, habitats, species, management, and a host of other factors that affect each species. The goal is to help sustain wild, diverse and healthy ocean ecosystems that will exist long into the future.
Tickets are $40 and $30 for Friends members. For information or to purchase tickets, go to or call (310) 548-7562, ext. 211.


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