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13 Oyster Shucking Spanish Championship - Ecailleurs / Sorlut

  • Exhibitor: Grupo Gourmets
  • Date: Tuesday, October 19, 2021
  • Time: 13:30 PM - 16:00 PM
  • Pab: 6
  • Location: Gourmets Stage - 6A26

Contest rules

A unique competition where contestants prove their mastery at manually opening 30 oysters in the shortest time. The contest at the 13 edition, sponsored by the French oyster company Daniel Sorlut, is aimed to professional oyster shuckers who practice their activity in Spain. The jury awards points for the opening technique, neatness, speed, skill and presentation while penalizes the presence of nacre and total or partial breakings. A bleeding wound in a contestant means the immediate disqualification.

The winners were:

Elias Tang, Mercado de San Martín (Málaga) - winner. 

Yahya Jmaati, Mercado de San Miguel (Madrid) - second classified.

Adrian Plazas, Mercat del Olivar Palma (Balearic Islands) - third classified.


Contestants 2021*:

Daniel Peña Jiménez, Ibiza, Islas Baleares.

Elías Tang, Mercado San Martin, Málaga.

Eduardo Torres García, Abridor de Ostras, Barcelona.

Yahya Jmaati, Mercado de San Miguel, Madrid.

Adrián Plazas Torrens, Mercat del Olivar Palma, Islas Baleares.

Serafim Mandalin, Mercado de San Miguel, Madrid.

Eduardo Mendes, La Taska Del Waska, Vitoria.

Jury 2021:

Susi Diaz, Restaurant La Finca, Elche. Honor jury

Ana Lorente, Librería A Punto.

Oscar Caballero, journalist Club de Gourmets, La Vanguardia y Leer.

Ramón Ramírez, Restaurant el Invernadero de los Peñotes.

Luis Cepeda , Gastronomicom.

Pepe Barrena, Crítico Gastronómico.

*subject to changes