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New restaurant, retail options at the Chattanooga Zoo

By CHLOÉ MORRISON – Published on March 31, 2017

New food options are available at the Chattanooga Zoo. (Photo: Contributed)

The Chattanooga Zoo has a new restaurant and renovated gift shop.

“It’s a brand-new restaurant,” Hannah Hammon, Chattanooga Zoo marketing and communication director, said. “It’s in the same area as our food services were before, but it’s been renovated with a little cosmetic work.”

Visitors will see new tables and chairs, and notice a “new vibe,” she also said.

Patrons will order and get ...

On The Farm: Man On A Mission

Aquarium chef forges friendships and spreads sustainability at a Tres Pinos farm and around the world

Chef Matt Beaudin of the Monterey Bay Aquarium


For the past few months, Matt Beaudin has been playing a guessing game called “Are They or Aren’t They?”

Beaudin, executive chef for the Monterey Bay Aquarium, has been trying to figure out if his three female sheep—shy, shaggy, prehistoriclooking creatures called Jacob sheep, thought to be the first domesticated breed—are pregnant.

It’s not an easy ...

SeaWeb Announces Seafood Champion Award Finalists

Wednesday, March 22nd 2017, 9:55 pm MDT


Sustainability advocates from around the world, working up and down the supply chain, drive progress through leadership, innovation, vision and an activist spirit

Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 20, 2017

SeaWeb today announced 16 finalists for the 2017 Seafood Champion Awards who have demonstrated brilliance and tenacity in working across borders, language barriers and industries to change our relationship with the sea. From fish cops in East Africa to the creator of easily replicated 3-D ocean ...

Oakland Zoo Partners with Service Systems Associates for Quality Guest Retail and Culinary Experience


The Oakland Zoo has selected Service Systems Associates to provide retail and culinary guest services at the zoo.

“Our visitors deserve the highest standard of quality, and I have absolute confidence in SSA’s ability to deliver that standard.” – Dr. Joel Parrott, Oakland Zoo President & CEO

Oakland Zoo has partnered with Denver-based Service Systems Associates (SSA), a national leader in culinary and retail management in cultural attractions. The company was selected to operate the culinary ...