One of the many highlights on my epic oyster tour of New Orleans was sitting down with Chef Ryan Prewitt of Pêche Seafood Grill to chat about oysters. Just a few minutes into our  conversation, it became apparent that Chef Prewitt’s commitment to building strong relationships with independent, quality-seeking fishermen and farmers will be a game-changer, and it bodes especially well for Louisiana oyster growers looking to produce a more specialized, boutique product. Pêche recently won this year’s highly coveted James Beard Best New Restaurant Award and Chef Prewitt also won the Best Chef – South title. Meanwhile, brothers Jason and Jacob Hulse from Pêche also placed 1st and 3rd at this year’s P & J Shucking Competition during the New Orleans Oyster Festival. These guys are doing a lot of things right!

Chef Ryan Prewitt

Pêche Seafood Grill
800 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA
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