Pre-Shift Glossary

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Scallops, Nantucket Bay

Latin Name: Argopectin irradians

Tableside Information:

Common Names: Nantucket Bay Scallop

The sweetest and most tender of any Scallop species.
Sweet, Sweet, Sweet, Salty

Food Information:

THE FISHERY - One Man, One Woman, One Boat.
Enough said... 

THE BAY SCALLOP - One Man One Boat Short Rake Harvest. Captured, Shucked, Packed & Shipped the same day. Nantucket Bay Scallops are a Very High-End product, but easily portioned for optimal cost control. The ultimate ingredient in all menu applications from Amuse Boushe to, don't laugh, Dessert. The Nantucket Bay Scallop has the highest content of natural sugars in the Pectinidae Family. Opaque White, Super Sweet with a Light Brininess. 
Caramelize, Saute, Crudo, Broil, Roast.

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Fall Winter

Range & Habitat:

North Atlantic & New England


Nantucket Harbor to Great Point


Nantucket Bay

Harvest Method:

Hand Cultivated