Frontier’s Seven Seas Charity Feast, Mother Shucker Oyster Shucking Contest 8.17

Frontier Chicago

Frontier Chicago

Frontier will host the second annual Seven Seas Charity Feast benefitting Chicago Blackhawks Charities, followed by the 4th Annual Supreme Mother Shucker Oyster Shucking Contest on Sunday, August 17. The complete event details and specials are available below.



  • Sunday, August 17
  • 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • $55 per person (a portion of proceeds will benefit Chicago Blackhawks Charities)
  • Tickets: HERE

Guests are invited to try seafood creations from a dynamic group of local chefs as well as a raw bar provided by Frontier. For $55 per person, partygoers will enjoy samples of each chef’s dish, unlimited seafood raw bar items, craft beer from Abita, and craft cocktails samplings from Wirtz Beverage. Participating chefs include Frontier’s own Brian Jupiter, Cory Morris (Mercat a la Planxa), Bill Kim (Urban Belly), Tom Van Lente (Two), Mike Lacson (Union Sushi), Dirk Flanigan and more.


A portion of proceeds from the event will benefit Chicago Blackhawks Charities. As the official charity of the Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Blackhawks Charities pledges to support programs and institutions throughout Illinois that work towards creating a better tomorrow. Chicago Blackhawks Charities focuses on health and wellness, education and housing, striving to serve local citizens and impact the lives of youth in and around the city of Chicago.


Frontier Oyster Contest

Frontier Oyster Contest


  • Sunday, August 17
  • 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. (shucking begins at 5 p.m.)
  • No Cover

Sponsored by Supreme Lobster, this year’s Oyster Shucking Contest will feature over 20 chefs from Chicago restaurants including RIVA Crab House, The Publican, Tavern on Rush, Frontier, Kinmont, CH Distillery, TÊTE Charcuterie, GT Fish & Oyster, Takito Kitchen, Bow & Stern, Gemini Restaurant Group, Boka Group, Shaw’s Crab House, Union Sushi, MAK Restaurant and more.

Guest judges for the event will include Daniel Gerzina (editor, Eater Chicago), Elliott Bambrough (host, WGN TV’s Chicago’s Best), Kat Levitt (blogger, A Girl & Her Food) and Sarah Freeman (editor, Zagat Chicago). The contest will begin at 5 p.m. and include four rounds of head-to-head shucking between the chefs, with winners proceeding to next round. The winning chef will be awarded a $700 cash prize and Chicago Blackhawks tickets. Oyster Shucking Contest specials include a Dozen Chef’s Choice Oysters for $15, $7 Chargrilled Oysters, $6 Abita craft beer and $6 cocktails.

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