The Chef & Wholesale Connection
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Bringing it back to the good ol' days delivering big fish or live prawn through the back door of the kitchen.
We pride ourselves in our 65 years of experience as commercial fishermen and look forwarding to sharing the knowledge important to inform your patrons.
We operate on a day-by-day catch basis. Therefore, we retain great communication with our clients as vendors.
12 Women San Diego Needs to Know
by San Diego Magazine
Founder, Saraspe Seafoods
Search for “fisherwoman” on Google, and the first question that pops up in the “People also ask” section is “Is there such a word as fisherwoman?” This doesn’t surprise Tanner Saraspe, the founder of Saraspe Seafoods. Growing up in San Diego...Read the Article
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Local Catch Network Member: Saraspe Seafoods
"About Saraspe Seafoods The Saraspe family has been servicing the San Diego area since the early 50s. The Saraspe family’s fleet was established in 1952, this was the year Lauro built his first skiff. Unlike the average college student, he fished the early mornings before class. At lunchtime, he would drive around selling that morning’s catch to the restaurants and wholesalers in the area. At the young age of 15, Lauro's son Andy was captaining...Read About the Network
Chef's Roll "Step Into the Kitchen as we see how the 3rd generation fishing family of Saraspe Seafoods brings Chef Luca Abbruzzino beautiful seafood straight from the Pacific for Il Dandy’s Calabrian cuisine that is right in between traditional and gourmet..." See link for more.WATCH US ROLL
One Spot Prawn, Two Dishes, Chef Epic
"One Spot Prawn – Two Dishes Nigiri and Ama Ebi Miso Rob Ruiz is not only one of the best sushi chefs in San Diego, but he also is a strong advocate for sustainable seafood and zero waste practices. We sourced local spot prawns from the Tuna Harbor Dockside Market in San Diego caught by Saraspe Seafoods. These live spot prawns are incredible. The females come packed with the sweetest roe that..."SEE FULL ARTICLE
Edible San Diego
Tanner Saraspe doesn’t dine out much. Late nights don’t mix well with a fisher’s early morning schedule, but when she does, it’s often at Juniper and Ivy.
Her choice of eatery is no coincidence. Saraspe is part of the third-generation fishing family that supplies the Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurant with local seafood like spiny lobster, halibut, bluefin tuna, and California spot prawns.READ ABOUT IT