Minnesota Zoo Media Contact

If you are a member of the press, please contact: Kelly Lessard
Public Relations Manager
Minnesota Zoo
13000 Zoo Boulevard
Apple Valley, MN 55124
952.431.9217 direct
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kelly.lessard@state.mn.us

Minnesota Zoo Hosts 7th Annual “Fish Bites” Sustainable Seafood Event

Apple Valley, MN – June 5, 2015: Join the Minnesota Zoo as top chefs prepare sustainable seafood and freshwater dishes during its seventh annual “Fish Bites” event on Wednesday, June 17 beginning at 7 p.m. Sustainable wine, provided by Lakeville Liquors, will also be paired with each dish.

Fish Bites is designed to raise greater awareness about the importance of buying seafood from sustainable sources. Participating restaurants in this year’s Fish Bites event include The Butcher and the Boar/Four Bells, Heirloom, Kyatchi, Lancer Hospitality, Lucia’s, Marin Restaurant & Bar, Masu Sushi & Robata, Nightingale, The Oceanaire Seafood Room, Sea Change Restaurant & Bar, Smack Shack, and the Third Bird.

Tickets for the 21+ Fish Bites events are $50 and can be purchased in advance at mnzoo.org. Proceeds benefit the Minnesota Zoo’s conservation and education programs.

The Minnesota Zoo is a year-round destination located in Apple Valley, just minutes south of Mall of America. Its mission is to connect people, animals and the natural world to save wildlife. For more information, call 952.431.9500 or visit mnzoo.org. The Minnesota Zoo is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and an institutional member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA).