Chef Resources

A little prepared research goes a long way into making responsible food choices. We feel it’s our duty to provide chefs with the resources to understand what’s in season, local fish species and alternative fish species, ensuring that Chefs are receiving the very best, truly authentic sustainable seafood Cornwall has to offer.

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Helpful Guides to Sustainable Fish and Shellfish for Professional Chefs

We understand Chefs require precise knowledge in the produce they are purchasing in order to build menus and operate a lucrative business.

Chef’s Resources’ fresh fish glossary contain a “culinary profile” containing basic culinary information for each fish: Butchering yield percentages for dissecting entire fish taste profiles for each fish, including a flavour scale reflecting the intensity of flavour, oil content, and texture. Fresh fish availability, various names for the fish, sustainability, nutrition information, and links to extra resources are all included in each resource.

Additionally, we provide concise information about seafood issues related to specific species and are able to provide outstanding support and knowledge to you through our dedicated customer service team at Wild Harbour HQ. 

Fresh Fish Seasonality Guide

In this day and age, it is possible to source almost any species of fish at any time of year. However, to do so risks damaging delicate stocks and relying on sources further away from home, thus impacting the environment.

Fish Preparation Guide

With the help of our spectacularly informative guides, we are here to help alleviate the stress of fish preparation. We also offer full gutting, scaling, and filleting services for our sustainable Cornish fish.

Alternative Fish Species

Learn everything you need to know about the many fish and shellfish species available in Cornwall. Learn about facts, recipes, and similar alternative species of fish and shellfish, as well as nutritional content and seasonality.

Our Fish Glossary

Our fish glossary provides detailed information on all the fish species available in the UK. It’s important to understand the seasonality of fish, and its origin, thus giving you the best sustainable choices available. 

Cornish Oyster Guide

It’s undeniable that the Oyster is the jewel in the crown when it comes to shellfish. We supply both Cornish Native Oysters and Pacific Oysters, this guide will explain both origins, how they are sourced and interesting facts.

Ultimate Cornish Shellfish Guide

Our responsibly obtained shellfish is fished off the Cornish coast and transported to our purification facility. There isn’t much we don’t know about our shellfish, so in this guide, we’ll go over each species in detail.

from sea to kitchen

wild harbour seafood

The clear waters of the Cornish coast are home to Britain’s finest seafood and shellfish. The daily catch from local day boats lands fresh Cornish crab and lobster, magnificent line-caught sea bass in season, mackerel, pollack, sole and place. Wonderful Cornish native oysters, mussels and hand-dived king scallops. But with over 40 local species, from  Cornish Sole to Sardines, the truth is we never know what the tide will bring in.