McMurray Patrick

Patrick McMurray

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Biography

Toronto born and bred, the son of two teachers, and antique dealers, Patrick McMurray has always been brought up around food, travel, and a strong work ethic. Mum’s cooking wasn’t the greatest (her words!) so Patrick’s family dined out to try new and wonderful places, and learned food from other cultures. Patrick got into food... READ MORE

Toronto born and bred, the son of two teachers, and antique dealers, Patrick McMurray has always been brought up around food, travel, and a strong work ethic. Mum’s cooking wasn’t the greatest (her words!) so Patrick’s family dined out to try new and wonderful places, and learned food from other cultures. Patrick got into food and drink, the restaurant trade by the age of 16, and really hasn’t looked back, despite a degree in Physical and Health Education – Kinesiology UofT’92

WORLD OYSTER SHUCKING CHAMPION

After shucking, and honing his skills for a number of years in Toronto, Patrick won the World Championships of Oyster Opening – Galway, Ireland 2002, the only Canadian to win this most illustrious shucking contest, in over 60 years.

Patrick also holds three Guinness Book Records for shucking oysters, 39 in one minute, part of Team Canada – 8840 Oysters in one hour, and personally 1114 Oysters in one hour.

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Oyster Bash presented by Barnegat Oyster Collective sponsored by Modelo hosted by Carole Radziwill

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