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11th Annual Whalefest Monterey

All Day, Jan 30, 2021

Please Donate to Whalefest. Click Here or Here 
 View the Cooking Demo! Click Here
Whalefest Monterey 2021 Fundraiser:
Chef Tene Shake’s Virtual Seafood Cooking Demonstration on August 13th
Monterey, CA. July 24, 2020.  The community is cordially invited to a special Whalefest Monterey Virtual Fundraiser featuring award-winning Chef Tene Shake’s Virtual Seafood Cooking Demonstration on Thursday, August 13th at 5:00 p.m. at Old Fisherman’s Wharf.
Watch Chef Tene Shake on Facebook Live on Learn the secrets and shortcuts of making fabulous Classic Fisherman’s Wharf’s Cioppino and More with sustainable seafood.  If you miss it, view the Seafood Cooking Demo on the Whalefest Monterey page on
All donors will also receive the recipe for the Classic Fisherman’s Wharf’s Cioppino! Donate to Whalefest Monterey by going to the Whalefest Monterey page on or by clicking
According to Mary Alice Cerrito Fettis, Chair of Whalefest Monterey, “Award-winning Chef Tene Shake has a wonderful mastery of preparing delectable dishes from the bounty of the sea. We always learn some useful cooking strategies to use at home when cooking fresh seafood from the Monterey Bay. Thank you for tuning in and for your generous support of Whalefest Monterey.
The organizers of Whalefest Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf Association also recently hosted the Whalefest Monterey 2021 Summer Student Essay Contest for grades 6-12 with a $100 cash prize for each grade.
More information: [email protected] or 831-238-0777.
About Whalefest Monterey
The 11th Annual Whalefest Monterey is planned to  be held at and around Old Fisherman’s Wharf, Custom House Plaza – Monterey State Historic Park in Monterey, California, The Whale Watching Capital of the World on Saturday, January 30th and Sunday, January 31st, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. This outstanding educational 2-day Whalefest Monterey and Symposium is hosted by Presenting Sponsor Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf Association.
Whalefest Monterey is a free, fun and educational interactive family event for all ages on Old Fisherman’s Wharf that celebrates the biodiversity of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and much more! The event, which features a 2-day Symposium with world-renowned marine experts and dozens of exhibit booths, benefits many local and national marine organizations that educate, inspire, and empower the public to protect the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS). There will also be a variety of live musical entertainment at the head of the Wharf
Whale watchers come from around the world to view hundreds of whales, orcas, dolphins and pelicans that continue to feast on a “krill and anchovy buffet” in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Throughout the year, this Whale Watching Capital of the World offers sightings of 15 species of whales, 10 species of dolphins, 2 species of porpoise, 6 species of pinnipeds and 1 species of Fissiped (sea otter).
About Tene Shake
Tene Shake has been described as THE seafood chef of the Central Coast. Born and raised in the “Sardine Capital of the World,” Tene grew up exploring commercial fishing boats, seafood processing plants and great restaurants on the Monterey Peninsula. Restauranteurs and fishermen from historic Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey, California taught him the secrets to creating unbelievable seafood dishes and the importance of supporting sustainable seafood practices.
Tene is also Co-creator and Co=founder of LiveTraxs Digital Events, a music tech company. He is responsible for over $30 million dollars in real estate acquisitions and has built a hospitality company with over 350

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