Note from Dow-Li Kou: Duke’s Focuses On Gaining An In-Depth Understanding Of The Story Behind His Seafood

Though I grew up in the seafood industry, I was new to life in the restaurant kitchen. Duke was the first restaurateur I worked with in downtown Seattle, and I can honestly say Duke, Bill and his staff made me feel right at home. Each time I walked through the door of Duke’s in Green Lake for a meeting, they fed me in some capacity—whether it be a delicious bowl of chowder, a cook-off of shrimp/seafood items that I’d bring in to test with them or, at the end of a long day, a much needed ice cold glass of Seattle Cider. Whereas with most customers we focused on the logistics of the business, Duke focused our meetings on gaining an in-depth understanding of the story behind each piece of seafood that would be served at his restaurants.

Note from Duke: The quality and consistency of Aqua Star’s prawns are remarkable. They are firm, clean tasting with a pure prawn aroma that can only come from a superior resource and the best seafood handling.

About Aqua Star:

At Aqua Star, we are passionate about seafood. From the moment it leaves the water to when it reaches your dinner table, we strive to provide the highest level of excellence every step of the way.

For the past twenty-five years, we have traveled the world, seeking new opportunities and ideas, with the singular focus of making great tasting, superior quality seafood. Today, with operations in seventeen countries and a supply chain network that spans forty-two countries, we have the ability to bring a wide-ranging assortment of products to your doorstep.

With a far-reaching presence, our primary concern is ensuring our global impact is a positive one. We recognize that the future of our industry relies on the ability to protect our natural resources by developing, maintaining and promoting sustainable practices.

Sustainability means taking responsibility, building relationships and using our expertise to approach seafood in a smarter way. It is a commitment to the long-term health and ongoing improvement of the environment and society in which we operate. It means sourcing and producing in a manner that meets our present needs, while protecting those of our future.

We hope you share our passion for premium quality products . Aqua Star can help bring home the delicious taste of fresh seafood for years to come.

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