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Out of the Sea and Over the Coals



Out of the Sea and Over the Coals has been in operation for more than 20 years, bringing the sizzling taste of seafood from the barbeque to thousands of people, visitors and Islanders. The program is operated by two summer students attending fairs, exhibitions, national and provincial parks, Tourism PEI Visitor Information Centres, campgrounds, and other tourist areas in the province.



Check out a seafood barbecue demonstration at an upcoming festival or event near you:

  • learn how to barbecue fish and shellfish
  • taste free samples
  • collect free recipes
  • get answers to your questions about selecting, preparing and storing seafood

Quotes from happy patrons:

  • “It is great to learn about BBQ fish (never knew how).” Tourist from Nova Scotia
  • “Great info to help me learn how to grill fish.” Tourist from Pennsylvania
  • “Wonderful domonstration, this fish is delicious - I finally ate an oyster by having it barbecued. Thanks! I’ve been missing a lot!” Tourist from Massachusetts
  • “We love PEI! We love its fish too!” Tourist from Ontario
  • “Everything was fantabulous! Great cooking!” Tourist from Quebec
  • “What a great idea, very enjoyable. Fish was delicious, and the students were very friendly and knowledgeable.” Tourist from New Brunswick
  • “It was a lovely experience. All staff are kind and seafood is yummy!” Tourist from Japan
  • “Good information. A wonderful idea! Keep up the good job!” Tourist from British Columbia


View the full schedule of seafood barbeque demonstrations for Summer 2013 [PDF file]
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