Monday, January 25, 2016

Slurping oysters will win one lucky team $1,000

Slurping oysters will win one lucky team $1,000 at the second annual Jax Fish House oyster eating competition on February 27
Jax declares February Oyster Month and will feature weekly food and drink specials and 10 cents per oyster shucked donated to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society during the month
 Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar has declared February Oyster Month and is planning a month-long celebration, highlighted by its second annual oyster eating competition on Saturday, Feb. 27 with a grand prize of $1,000 and free crab for a year. Guests will also have the opportunity to enjoy weekly food and drink specials all month created by Chef de Cuisine Theresia Ota and Lead Bartender Kenny Cohrs. Finally, ten cents per every Emersum oyster shucked at Jax during the month of February will be donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Oyster Eating Competition

Jax’s second annual oyster eating competition will take place on Saturday, February 27 at 2 p.m. Teams of four will attempt to swallow the most oysters in a 2-minute battle. The team that slurps the most oysters in the given time will win $1,000 cash. The entry fee for the oyster eating competition is $400 and all proceeds will benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Those who wish to enter the oyster eating competition can register by calling Jax at (816) 437-7940 and asking for Tim Roy or Margaret Adams. The last day to register is February 20. Space is limited.

Oyster Month Food & Drink Specials

Chef de Cuisine Theresia Ota has created four oyster-inspired dishes for the oyster month celebration. Each special will run for one week during February.

        Week 1 (Feb. 1-7)- Duane’s Spicy Fried Oysters $15- Sriracha hot sauce, sweet and sour fennel, yuzu aioli, toasted sesame seed, puffed rice

        Week 2 (Feb. 8-14)- Fried Oyster Biscuit and Gravy $15- Andouille, white gravy, sunny egg

        Week 3 (Feb. 15-22)- Dietzy’s Banh Mi $17- Rice flour fried oysters, Nam Pla Pickled vegetables, cilantro, sriracha mayo, chicken liver pate

        Week 4 (Feb. 23-29)- Tempura Oyster and Ahi Udon $19- Soy marinated mushrooms, ahi noodles, kimchee, miso broth, nori

Lead Bartender Kenny Cohrs has also developed a number of oyster month drinks that will run throughout February including:

        Precautionary Measures - Featuring Deveron 12 year scotch, Pimm's No.1 liqueur and Combier, the original triple sec.

Charity


Ten cents of every Emersum oyster shucked during the month of February will be donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Jax will also donate the registration fees from the oyster eating competition to LLS. 

4814 Roanoke Pkwy
Kansas City, MO 64112
Ph. (816) 437-7940 

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