Hong Kong Jockey Club Sweeps Oyster Shucking Competition

Food + Beverage

Chefs representing the Hong Kong Jockey Club swept the fifth annual Hong Kong Oyster Shucking Championship, which was held at Café Deco on the Peak on Hong Kong Island on 9 April.

CAFE DECO OYSTER SHUCKING (1)

A total of 12 chefs from hotels and restaurants in Hong Kong took part in the fifth annual Hong Kong Oyster Shucking Championship.

The competition was  jointly organized by Cafe Deco and the  Worldwide Seafood Ltd.

Veteran judges judged chefs on their speed and technique in shucking the freshly shucked oysters to select the winners.

Cheung Yu-wah of The Hong Kong Jockey Club was declared overall winner.

He will receive two roundtrip tickets to Ireland with accommodation to participate in the Galway Oyster and Seafood Festival 2016 and compete in the World Oyster Opening Championship in September 2016.

Tsang Chi-hong of The Hong Kong Jockey Club was declared First Runner Up. He will receive an Apple iPad Air 2 16GB Wi-Fi Edition.

Wong Yu-wang of The Hong Kong Jockey Club. He will receive an Apple iPad Mini 4 16GB Wi-Fi Edition.

A seafood buffet was served following the competition. Dishes included …

  • Baked Guinness Pork Patties and Smoked Kransky Sausages on Savoy Cabbage;
  • Shepherds Pie with Guinness and Champ;
  • Endeavour Prawns and Eringi Mushrooms tossed Farfalle Pasta with Guinness;
  • Slow-braised Lamb Shoulder with Guinness and Quince and Guinness Cupcakes with Drambuie Icing.

Highlights of the Competition

CAFE DECO OYSTER SHUCKING (3)

CAFE DECO OYSTER SHUCKING (4)

CAFE DECO OYSTER SHUCKING (2)

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