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Night of the Oyster, Merroir Terroir at The Explorers Club, NYC

October 16, 2013
7:00 – 9:00 pm

The Explorers Club
46 E70th Street
New York, NY, 10021

The Night of the Oyster is an evening benefiting The Explorers Club Student Grants and Island Creek Oysters Foundation. Enjoy the finest wines paired with world-class oysters, by experts from Massachusetts-based Island Creek Oysters, including a light buffet and short presentation by legendary oyster gastronomist Rowan Jacobsen.

Hosted at The Explorers Club historic Headquarters on New York’s Upper East Side, the event will run from 7:00 – 9:00pm on Wednesday, October 16th, with a VIP pre-event reception running from 6:00-7:00pm.

General Admission:
7:00 – 9:00 pm

General Admission tickets include entry to The Night of the Oyster event and a tasting of the five species of oyster native to North America meticulously paired with the finest wines by experts from Island Creek Oysters Foundation. Staff tramadol from the Island Creek farm and their Boston restaurant, Island Creek Oyster Bar (Zagat Rated #2 Restaurant in Boston), will be on hand to guide guests through the experience. A General Admission ticket also includes a light buffet and a complimentary gift bag.

 VIP Ticket
6:00 – 9:00 pm

In addition to all of the above, VIP tickets include a complimentary VIP gift bag, a private tour of The Explorers Club’s historic headquarters, a pre-event private reception from 6:00pm – 7:00pm with author Rowan Jacobsen, and a signed copy of his seminal work on oyster gastronomy, The Geography of Oysters. Also included with a VIP ticket is entry into a special raffle for use of a private 3 bedroom home during the 13th Annual Wellfleet Oyster Festival in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

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