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Anchorage Top Chefs Compete in Salmon Cook-Off to Help Support Bristol Bay

Trout Unlimited Hosts Savor Bristol Bay Event at South Anchorage Farmers' Market

(Anchorage, Alaska, June 9, 2010) - Trout Unlimited Alaska invites the public to attend its first Savor Bristol Bay event of the summer on Saturday, June 19, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South Anchorage Farmers' Market.

Chefs from Bear Tooth Theatrepub & Grill, Sack's Cafe, Jack Sprat and Bradley House will grill freshly caught Bristol Bay sockeye salmon, give away samples, and ask the public to decide which recipe is best. The name of the winning chef will be revealed at approximately 1 p.m. and he/she will take home new cooking utensils as a prize.

After savoring tasty samples from the world's largest wild sockeye salmon fishery, stop by the Trout Unlimited Alaska booth to learn new salmon filleting techniques, pick up new salmon recipes and learn more about what you can do to help protect Bristol Bay. Bring the kids for fish art activities and T-shirt printing too.

Bristol Bay wild salmon contribute more than $400 million to Alaska's economy each year. The fishery employs thousands of people and offers a healthy, sustainable food source.

Get involved, have fun and help Trout Unlimited Alaska to Savor Bristol Bay.

Fillet Demonstration: 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Salmon Cook-off and Tasting: 11 - 12:30 p.m.
Kids Fish Art/T-shirt Printing: 10 - 2 p.m.

South Anchorage Farmers' Market is located outside the Subway/Cellular One Sports Centre at the southeast intersection of O'Malley and Old Seward Highway.

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