WE HAVE A TRUE PASSION FOR OYSTERS
Meet the people who make New York Oyster Week happen. And get involved as a shucker, volunteer or influencer.
Kevin is the Founder of New York Oyster Week & The OysterHood. He is the vision and the passion behind it all. He’s also the founder of Empire Oyster, a vertically integrated oyster company, based in NY & FL. Get to know Kevin here.
Julie is a partner in The OysterHood and handles all of our media outreach and press responsibilities. Please connect with Julie through our contact form below, if you would like to do a story or a film about us or work with us as an influencer.
JANINE R. BERNARD
Janine is our marketing maven. She handles all of our social and digital media - as well as our graphic and web design. Please connect with Janine through our contact form below, if you have a general inquiry or if you would like to learn more about us.
EmiliOstra is our main #ShuckBuddy. In his role as Official Chef and Shucker Wrangler for New York Oyster Week and The OysterHood, Emilio is the man to talk to if you would like to work with us as a shucker or an apprentice shucker.