What is a Salt Chef? It's anyone who loves to cook and eat seafood and fish!

A Salt Chef can be anyone from a kid who wants to learn how to cook fresh fish to the most experienced culinary professional. All you need is a desire to eat great fresh fish or seafood and a willingness to learn how to cook it and enjoy it!

We're here to give you the resources to become a great salt chef!

Salted herring on a board. A bowl of sea salt and great olive oil makes the dish complete.

Start by getting the fish or seafood…
    >>> Find a great place to catch your own fish.
    >>> Not a fisherman?
          No problem! Buy fresh fish locally.
    >>> Or just sit back and relax
          and buy great seafood online.

Decide what recipe to make …
    >>> Buy yourself a great seafood cookbook.
    >>> Subscribe to a terrific cooking magazine.
    >>> See what famous chefs and cooks are doing
          with seafood.

Use the best ingredients you can …
    >>> Season your fish and seafood with
          salt and spices.
    >>> Finish your fish or seafood recipe with
          great salt and the best olive oil.

Amazing things come out of our oceans and seas. The variety of what you can catch or buy and then eat is remarkable.

  • Crustaceans:  crab, lobster, prawn, shrimp
  • Echinoderms:  sea cucumber, sea urchin
  • Fish - saltwater:  most well known include bluefish, grouper, mahi-mahi, mackerel, mullet, salmon, sea bass, snapper, swordfish, tarpon, tuna
  • Molluscs:  clam, mussel, octopus, oyster, scallop, squid


Do you wake up and take your surf rod down to the beach to see what you can catch for the day?catching your own saltwater fish

Check out our list of places to
go surf fishing for your area ~ they're might be some you don't know about!

Find your state, pick an area and then see the parks, beaches, piers and boat ramps for that area.






Salt Chef is brought to you this month by the letter catch your own fish and bring it home and cook it up!



Our 8 favorite things to do with salt !

  • Season our food ~ yes, it's too obvious!
  • Make play dough ~ ½ cup salt, ½ cup water, 1 c. flour, food dye - mix
  • Clean cast iron pans
  • Foot scrub ~ 1 c. sea salt, ½ cup water, 2 drops essential oil - mix to a paste
  • Soak your feet ~ ½ c. epsom salt and warm/hot water, essential oil - relax!
  • Homemande ice cream ~ uses rock salt in the bucket...
  • Put it on popcorn! Try all differnt kinds of salt for this!
  • Make salt dough maps ~ 4 c. flour, 2 c. salt, 2 c. water, 2 Tbsp. cream of tartar


salt for cooking available at Salt Chef

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