July 1, 2016
Media Contact:
Katie Smith
Office 504-378-2693
Cell 504-278-0542

Presented by the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board
Gulf United for Lasting Fisheries' (G.U.L.F.) Chef Council Announces July Menu and Chef Line-Up
Summer of Sustainability Dinner Series

(New Orleans, La.) - Audubon Nature Institute's Gulf United for Lasting Fisheries (G.U.L.F.) "Summer of Sustainability" dinner series launches on July 9, 2016 at 6:30 the Audubon Clubhouse Cafe, featuring an array of delicious offerings highlighting the bounty and diversity of Gulf seafood.

Spearheaded by Tenney Flynn, Executive Chef/Co-Owner of New Orleans restaurant GW Fins, the Chef Council partners with Audubon to spotlight the importance of promoting local, sustainable seafood.

The all-inclusive six-course dinner with wine pairing set under the oaks at Audubon Clubhouse Cafe will benefit the ongoing work of G.U.L.F., Audubon's sustainable seafood program.

Summer of Sustainability July Offerings

First Course
Salt-roasted Louisiana shrimp with harissa & kaffir lime yogurt
Cory Bahr, Restaurant Cotton

Second Course
Ricotta and blue crab stuffed squash blossoms, baby squash and arugula salad, roasted pecan vinaigrette
Jana Billiot, Restaurant R'evolution

Third Course
Seared speckled trout with bourbon sweet corn puree, smoked creole tomato and heirloom summer squash ratatouille
Devan Giddix, Bourbon House

Fourth Course
Chili and citrus crusted amberjack with southern tabolie salad and lima bean puree' with chili oil and mint caviar
Corbin Brand, Audubon Clubhouse Cafe

Fifth Course

Prosciutto wrapped Gulf wahoo, heart of palm, avocado-tomato salad and acqua pazza
Chris Lynch, Atchafalaya

Sixth Course
Audubon Clubhouse Cafe


Click here to learn about future Summer of Sustainability dinners at various Audubon attractions including in the front of the breathtaking Gulf of Mexico habitat at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and the iconic Louisiana Swamp at Audubon Zoo.

Established in 2012, G.U.L.F. is the sustainable seafood program under Audubon Nature Institute. G.U.L.F. works with the seafood supply chain, from harvesters to retailers, fishery management agencies, and consumers to ensure that fisheries in our region thrive for the benefit of future generations. Through education and outreach, restaurant engagement, fishery improvement projects, and third-party assessment and certification, G.U.L.F. pledges to promote sustainable practices, foster a community invested in Gulf fisheries, and create a more stable and confident fishing industry. Visit for more information.


Audubon Nature Institute
Audubon Nature Institute operates a family of museums, parks and research facilities dedicated to celebrating the wonders of nature. Through innovative live animal exhibits, education programs, and scientific discovery, Audubon makes a meaningful contribution to preserving wildlife for the future. Audubon Nature Institute flagships include Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Entergy Giant Screen Theater, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, Audubon Louisiana Nature Center, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Special Survival Center, Woldenberg Riverfront Park and Audubon Wilderness Park. Ron Forman is President and CEO of Audubon Nature Institute.