Behind the scenes with 2015 “King of American Seafood”
August 25, 2015
Beau Schooler, chef and co-owner of The Rookery Café in Juneau, Alaska, was “pleasantly surprised” when he won the 2015 Great American Seafood Cook-Off, held in mid-August in New Orleans, La. Schooler, together with sous chef Travis Hotch, beat out 11 other competitors from all over the United States with his recipe for nose-to-tail Sockeye salmon.
However, long before he was crowned “The King of American Seafood,” Schooler (pictured, left, with Hotch) has been making his culinary mark…